Pond and Brook: A Guide to Nature in Freshwater Environments

Michael J. Caduto (Author) Joan Thomson (Illustrator)
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Description

Designed specifically for the amateur naturalist and filled with hands-on projects and activities, Pond and Brook introduces the readers to the intriguing world of freshwater life. Michael Caduto's keen eye investigates all common freshwater environments, from wetlands and deep lakes to streams and vernal ponds. An important feature of the book is its holistic approach to both living and non-living components of freshwater environments, and how they fit together to weave an ecological whole. Readers will learn the unique properties of water, the basic principles vital to understanding aquatic life, and the origin of freshwater habitats.

Product Details

Price
$27.95
Publisher
University Press of New England
Publish Date
March 01, 1990
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.24 X 0.69 X 8.94 inches | 1.04 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780874515091

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About the Author

MICHAEL J. CADUTO is an author, naturalist, and educator, and the founder of P.E.A.C.E.(R) (Programs for Environmental Awareness and Cultural Exchange). He is an associate of the Atlantic Center for the Environment and a consultant with the Vermont Department of Education. His work has been featured on National Public Radio and BBC programs. He has written twelve books, including the best-selling Keepers of the Earth.

Reviews

"Weaves a tapestry of understanding from threads of facts, personal experience, poetry, illustrations, and anecdotes . . . coupled with an engaging writing style. It's all there: good cause, worthwhile outcome, solid learning, and some gentle fun."-- "Natural Science for Youth Foundation"