Naturalist's Guide to Observing Nature Book

Click to Enlarge   


Naturalist's Guide to Observing Nature Book

Item Code: Sta-0811732681
Our Price: $14.95

Quantity:
Add to Wishlist
Item Description
  • An innovative guide to making the most of the wilderness experience, illustrated throughout with attractive line drawings
  • Includes a "field guide to field guides," evaluating the resources available to readers and showing how to use them most successfully
  • Author is an experienced teacher and wildlife researcher


According to the U.S. Forest Service, nearly half of all Americans spend time observing, identifying, or photographing wildlife and plants, and they invest billions of dollars annually on cameras, binoculars, guided tours, videos, handbooks, and field guides. Still, many people lack the basic skills and insights needed to make effective use of these resources. This remarkable handbook takes a step back from the sea of information to take a fresh look at the fundamentals of observing nature. Advocating a holistic approach, it shows how to move beyond memorization of facts and become better attuned to your surroundings; rather than simply comparing a bird to a picture in a field guide, you'll learn to observe its habitat, its posture, its movement, and a host of other factors. Not only will you be able to identify wildlife more accurately--you'll also gain a deeper understanding of the natural processes going on around you, and you'll enjoy a much richer and more meaningful outdoor experience.

About the Author:
Kurt Rinehart is director of the outdoor program at the Mountain School in Vershire, Vermont. He has participated in research projects across North America, studying mountain lions, jaguars, and wolves.



SHIPPING TIMES: Most, but not all orders leave our warehouse within 1-7 business days. Allow time from the day we ship for FedEx or the USPS to deliver it to you from Upstate NY. Please call for rush orders before 2:00 Eastern time. That means that some items, to some locations could take two weeks or more. Remember, we're a 50 year old family run business, so feel free to call us for a rush. We can get most of our items out the same day and use next day air and get it to you tomorrow, but you need to call before 2:00 Eastern time.

SHIPPING CHARGES: To determine your shipping charge, simply add the items that you want to buy into your pack/shopping cart and click on the Secure Checkout button to go to the next screen and all you will need to enter is your zip code, hit the apply button and you will get your shipping charges before you have to enter any more information.
WE CAN NOT SHIP CASES OF CANNED FOOD OUTSIDE OF THE LOWER 48.

Prices subject to change without notice. We are not liable for any typographical errors or errors in pricing.


Click Here for Size Chart

Click Here for Women's Sizing Chart
Naturalist's Guide to Observing Nature Book
Naturalist's Guide to Observing Nature Book
Price:$14.95
Qty:
Total:
Checkout