This guide selects 40 sites along the Route 1 corridor, each of which is introduced and presented in photographs, a map, and one or more sidebars that focus on natural and cultural history. Most of these are site-specific, such as: ecological restoration (Sherman Lake), pollination (Beech Hill), alewives (Damariscotta Mills), to mention a few; others pertain to multiple locations: invasive plants, toxic chemicals, oak galls, sticklebacks, Maine apples, bobcat and lynx, etc. Covers 40 sites, all within 15 minutes to Route 1 along Maine's beautiful coast. Includes more than 230 color photos, maps.
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Best Nature Sites of MidCoast Maine points the way to public preserves along U.S. Route 1 from Brunswick to Belfast, all a few minutes drive from the highway. Forty destinations include mountaintops, upland woods, lowland bogs and salt marshes.Over 150 photographs showcase these jewels of the region. The text offers sidebar articles by scientists, naturalists and conservationists that interpret the wonder of biology, geology and cultural history. Complete with maps charting the way, this book will delight curious travelers, be they seasonal visitors or Maine residents.
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Book Description Waterline Books, Jefferson, Me, 2011. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 019286