A Natural History of Boston’s North Shore

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9781584655787: A Natural History of Boston’s North Shore

This charming guide to the North Shore of Massachusetts will delight and inform tourists and longtime residents and is an introduction to the natural history of Essex Country, the region’s unique geological history, and the formation of such notable sites as the Great Marsh, Crane Beach, and Plum Island's renowned bird sanctuary. In addition, readers will learn about the Paleolithic inhabitants of Bull Brook and how a modern fisherman caught a mastodon tooth in his net.

Echoing the changing rhythms of the natural world, this book emphasizes the unique seasonal activities of various mammals, birds, fish, and plants, highlighting the intricately balanced and varied ecology of the region. Generously illustrated with the author's beautiful pen, pencil, and ink-washed drawings, this book will delight anyone interest in an accessible nature guide to the North Shore.

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KRISTINA LINDBORG is a freelance scriptwriter, journalist, and illustrator. She worked for many years as a reporter and producer and as Assistant Managing Editor for the Christian Science Monitor's Monitor Radio in Boston. She is married to science writer William Sargent.

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“This guide delights and informs tourists and long-time residents on the natural history of Essex County.” —Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and Environment

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Book Description University Press of New England, Lebanon, 2007. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition.. 128 pages. Softcover. New book. NATURE. A beautifully illustrated guide to the flora, fauna, and geology of Boston's North Shore for readers of all ages. This charming guide to the North Shore of Massachusetts will delight and inform tourists and longtime residents and is an introduction to the natural history of Essex Country, the region's unique geological history, and the formation of such notable sites as the Great Marsh, Crane Beach, and Plum Island's renowned bird sanctuary. In addition, readers will learn about the Paleolithic inhabitants of Bull Brook and how a modern fisherman caught a mastodon tooth in his net. Echoing the changing rhythms of the natural world, this book emphasizes the unique seasonal activities of various mammals, birds, fish, and plants, highlighting the intricately balanced and varied ecology of the region. Generously illustrated with the author's beautiful pen, pencil, and ink-washed drawings, this book will delight anyone interested in an accessible nature guide to the North Shore. "Lindborg's book is a pleasant romp and an easy read, for the appreciation of an amazing number of natural history gems that can found at your doorstep, and at any season."ÑBernd Heinrich, Professor of Biology, University of Vermont. The contents of this book is as follows: Acknowledgments ¥ Prologue: Rockport ¥ A Rocky Beginning ¥ Ice ¥ Bull Brook ¥ Early Spring ¥ Late Spring ¥ Rocks and Sand ¥ Early Summer ¥ Late Summer ¥ Great Marsh ¥ Early Autumn ¥ Late Autumn ¥ Stellwagen Bank ¥ Early Winter ¥ Late Winter ¥ Early Spring ¥ Bibliography ¥ Index ¥ Color insert follows page 44. Kristina Lindborg is a freelance scriptwriter, journalist, and illustrator. She worked for many years as a reporter and producer and as Assistant Managing Editor for the Christian Science Monitor's Monitor Radio in Boston. She is married to science writer William Sargent. (Key Words: Nature). book. Bookseller Inventory # 43878X2

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