A Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Forests: North America

John Kricher (Author) Roger Tory Peterson (Editor)
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Price
$21.99  $19.79
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
October 15, 1998
Pages
512
Dimensions
4.72 X 0.98 X 7.24 inches | 1.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395928950
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About the Author

JOHN KRICHER is Professor Emeritus of Biology at Wheaton College, Norton, MA, where for 48 years he taught ecology, ornithology, and vertebrate evolution. He is a Fellow in the American Ornithologists Union and is past president of the Association of Field Ornithologists, the Wilson Ornithological Society, and the Nuttall Ornithological Club. He has served on the board of the American Birding Association.

ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.
Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as Marvelous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison's work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods. Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his home in Massachusetts.