Exploring Nature in Illinois: A Field Guide to the Prairie State

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University of Illinois Press
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7.98 X 9.89 X 0.64 inches | 1.73 pounds

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About the Author
Michael Jeffords is the retired education/outreach director for the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) and was staff photographer for The Illinois Steward magazine. Susan Post is a retired INHS research scientist and staff writer for The Illinois Steward magazine, and author of Hiking Illinois. They are co-authors of Illinois Wilds.
"These authors prove in no uncertain terms there is much to explore out-of-doors in Lincoln-land."--Booklist
"The definitive guide to Illinois wildlife."--The News-Gazette

"Very well done! Exploring Nature in Illinois is an enjoyable read providing vivid descriptions of Illinois's special natural places. . . . [Jeffords and Post] know these areas well [and] highlight the history, natural character and resource management--all of which helps the reader develop a better understanding of each place. . . . I look forward to taking their challenge and venturing out throughout the state to listen, look, hike, photograph, paddle and explore Illinois's wild places."
--Elizabeth Jones, Assistant Manager, Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge

"Authors Michael Jeffords and Susan Post do an excellent job of ferreting out the best natural spots in the state. . . . Their passion and love of Illinois comes through in their descriptive and lyrical prose."--Chicago Book Review

"A truly gorgeous, informative, educational volume."--The Rock River Times