Exploring Nature in Illinois: A Field Guide to the Prairie by Michael Jeffords,Susan Post PDF

By Michael Jeffords,Susan Post

Loaded with complete colour photos and evocative descriptions, Exploring Nature in Illinois offers a landscape of the state's neglected traditional variety. Naturalists Michael Jeffords and Susan publish discover fifty preserves, forests, recovery parts, and parks, bringing knowledgeable view to flora and fauna and landscapes and looking out past the most obvious to discover the unforeseen fantastic thing about Illinois's wild places.


From the colourful number of birds at struggle Bluff Valley Audubon Sanctuary to the uncovered bedrock and cliff faces of Apple River Canyon, Exploring Nature in Illinois will encourage readers to discover wonders hidden from city sprawl and cultivated farmland. Maps and outlines aid tourists entry even hard-to-find websites whereas a wealth of aspect and images bargains nature-lovers insights into the vegetation, fauna, and different facets of bright settings and ecosystems. The authors additionally comprise diary entries describing their very own impressions of and engagement with the sites.


A specified and much-needed reference, Exploring Nature in Illinois will entertain and enlighten hikers, cyclers, scholars and scouts, morning walkers, weekend drivers, and someone else looking to come again to nature within the Prairie State.

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