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Amphibians And Reptiles Of The Carolinas And Virginia 2nd Ed

Author : Jeffrey C. Beane
ISBN : 9780807898253
Genre : Nature
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Revised and updated to reflect the most current science, and including 30 new species, this authoritative and comprehensive volume is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia. The new edition features 189 species of salamanders, frogs, crocodilians, turtles, lizards, and snakes, with updated color photographs, descriptions, and distribution maps for each species. It is an indispensable guide for zoologists, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, backpackers, campers, hikers, and everyone interested in the outdoors.

Frogs

Author : Michael E. Dorcas
ISBN : 9780801899355
Genre : Nature
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Frogs are amazingly diverse, ranging from the massive Goliath frog, which weighs several pounds, to the discovered gold frog, which measures a mere three-eighths of an inch when fully grown. This title reveals how frogs evolved, what species exist in the world and some that have gone extinct, that toads are just a type of frog, and more.

Snakes Of The Eastern United States

Author : Whit Gibbons
ISBN : 9780820349701
Genre : Nature
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More than sixty species of snakes are found in the eastern United States, the region of highest biodiversity of all reptiles and amphibians in North America. In this brand new guide, stunning photographs, colorful geographic range maps, and comprehensive written accounts provide essential information about each species—including detailed identification characteristics, general ecology and behavior, and conservation status. Carefully researched and written by an expert herpetologist, the guide is directed toward a general audience interested in natural history. Additional information supports the already fact-filled snake species profiles. A chapter on urban and suburban snake ecology focuses on species most commonly found in some of the country’s largest cities and residential settings. A chapter on snake conservation includes information on threats faced by native species in many regions of the eastern United States. Another chapter provides the latest updates on the status of invasive species of pythons and boa constrictors that have now become naturalized permanent residents in certain areas of the country. This is the most accessible and informative guide to snakes of the eastern United States available anywhere. Covers snakes in these states (plus Washington, DC): Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Features: More than 385 stunning color photographsColorful geographic range mapsSpecies accounts that cover identification, general ecology and behavior, and conservation statusExtra information on snakes in urban and suburban areasStrong conservation message, with a focus on environmental threats to native speciesCoverage of invasive snakes

Amphibians Reptiles Of The Carolinas And Virginia

Author : Alvin L. Braswell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215393104
Genre : Nature
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Who lived at the P.O. in China Grove, Mississippi? What does NASCAR stand for? Where is the Redneck Riviera? When is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday? What are Yellow Mama and Old Sparky? Entertaining, fun, and educational, this quiz book covers every aspect of southern culture from alligators to melungeons to zydeco. More than 800 questions--most drawn from the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture--cover literature, music, entertainment, history, politics, the law, sports and recreation, science, medicine, business, industry, and religion. Test your southern I.Q.! Take a copy to parties and on road trips. Use it to settle supper-table squabbles. It's a guaranteed good time. Published in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi Answers to questions: Sister, who tells her story in Eudora Welty's 'Why I Live at the P.O.' National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. The Florida Panhandle January 15, 1929 Electric chairs in Alabama and Florida, respectively. Originally published in 1996. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Research Strategies For A Digital Age

Author : Bonnie L. Tensen
ISBN : 9781133713029
Genre : Education
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Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, FOURTH EDITION, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. This text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. It equips students with research skills critical to today's online environment--skills they can immediately begin putting into action. Author Bonnie Tensen introduces students to research by beginning in the digital library. Using online catalogs and databases in a controlled environment with credible sources enables students to develop and sharpen their research and analytical skills before they expand their search to the vast resources--both credible and questionable--on the Internet. The text is packed with current examples, insightful illustrations, and practical tips to help students get the most from today's wealth of resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nature Guide To Shenandoah National Park

Author : Ann Simpson
ISBN : 9781493002214
Genre : Nature
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This field guide dedicated to wildlife of Shenandoah National Park is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to animals, plants, insects and more that reside in the Shenandoah Valley in a colorful and portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions and with full cooperation from the park association, this book will appeal to the 1.1 million visitors who travel to Shenandoah every year.

Nature Guide To The Blue Ridge Parkway

Author : Ann Simpson
ISBN : 9780762793624
Genre : Nature
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The stunning wildlife along the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts more than 14 million annual visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide features more than 200 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms and more in a convenient, portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, species are arranged by family to aid in quick identification. This book also includes ecosystem and geology information about the park as well as suggested nature hikes. This is the perfect nature guide for your next trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Chesapeake Gardening And Landscaping

Author : Barbara W. Ellis
ISBN : 9781469620985
Genre : Gardening
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What if, one step at a time, we could make our gardens and landscapes more eco-friendly? Barbara W. Ellis's colorful, comprehensive guide shows homeowners, gardeners, garden designers, and landscapers how to do just that for the large and beautiful Chesapeake Bay watershed region. This area includes Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and part of West Virginia (translating to portions of USDA Zones 6, 7, and 8). Here, mid-Atlantic gardeners, from beginners to advanced, will find the essential tools for taking steps to make their gardens part of the solution through long-term planning and planting. The guide is built from the ground up around six simple but powerful principles that anyone can use: * Reduce lawn * Build plant diversity * Grow native plants * Manage water runoff * Welcome wildlife * Garden wisely Included are detailed instructions for assessing and designing your particular garden or landscape site; choosing and caring for trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and flowers; and succeeding with such conditions as shade or poor soil. From rain gardens to woodland gardens, meadow gardens to wildlife gardens, and much more, this indispensable guide features more than 300 color photographs.

Pocketguide To Eastern Wetlands

Author : T. Travis
ISBN : 9780811758611
Genre : Nature
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More than 200 plants, trees and shrubs, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds commonly found in eastern wetland habitats are featured in this detailed field guide.

Salamanders Of The Southeast

Author : Joseph C. Mitchell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215493680
Genre : Nature
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