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

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

Michael Jeffords


Loaded with complete colour pictures and evocative descriptions, Exploring Nature in Illinois presents a landscape of the state's ignored traditional variety. Naturalists Michael Jeffords and Susan submit discover fifty preserves, forests, recovery parts, and parks, bringing knowledgeable view to flora and fauna and landscapes and searching past the most obvious to discover the unforeseen fantastic thing about Illinois's wild places.
 
From the colourful number of birds at struggle Bluff Valley Audubon Sanctuary to the uncovered bedrock and cliff faces of Apple River Canyon, Exploring Nature in Illinois will motivate readers to discover wonders hidden from city sprawl and cultivated farmland. Maps and outlines support tourists entry even hard-to-find websites whereas a wealth of element and images bargains nature-lovers insights into the flowers, fauna, and different points of vivid settings and ecosystems. The authors additionally contain diary entries describing their very own impressions of and engagement with the sites.
 
a special and much-needed reference, Exploring Nature in Illinois will entertain and enlighten hikers, cyclers, scholars and scouts, morning walkers, weekend drivers, and someone else looking to come back to nature within the Prairie State.

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