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A field guide to the natural world of the Twin Cities / John J. Moriarty ; photography by Siah L. St. Clair.

Moriarty, John J., author. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library 508.776 MOR (Text) 33500012822102 New Checked out 06/25/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781517905491
  • ISBN: 1517905494
  • Physical Description: xv, 412 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prairies -- Savannas -- Big woods -- Oak woods -- Wetlands : marshes and swamps -- Fens and bogs -- Lakes -- Rivers -- Urban and suburban.
Summary, etc.: "This easy-to-use guide gives novice and long-time naturalists alike the tools to find and explore these natural places in the metropolitan Twin Cities, some within the city limits and all within an hour's drive of downtown Minneapolis. John J. Moriarty is a congenial expert on the remarkable diversity of plants and animals in the region's habitats. Featuring maps of specific parks and reserves, Siah L. St. Clair's exceptional photographs, and commentary on natural history, this field guide invites readers to investigate the Twin Cities' wildlife -- familiar or obscure, sun-loving or nocturnal, shy or easily observed. Including notes on invasive species and a list of references and organizations, this book is a perfect companion and an unparalleled resource for anyone interested in discovering the rich natural world of the Twin Cities"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

John J. Moriarty is senior manager of wildlife for the Three Rivers Park District. He has been a natural resources manager for the park systems of Ramsey and Hennepin counties and has been active in local natural history organizations. He is author of five books on Minnesota natural history, including, with Carol D. Hall, Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota (Minnesota, 2014). 

Siah L. St. Clair was director of Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley, Minnesota, for thirty-five years. He serves on the board of directors of the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis and has been involved in state and national environmental education and interpretation programs.

Subject: Natural history > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Guidebooks.
Natural history > Minnesota > Saint Paul > Guidebooks.
Natural areas > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Guidebooks.
Natural areas > Minnesota > Saint Paul > Guidebooks.
Minneapolis (Minn.) > Guidebooks.
Saint Paul (Minn.) > Guidebooks.
Natural areas.
Natural history.
Minnesota > Minneapolis.
Minnesota > Saint Paul.
Genre: Guidebooks.
Guidebooks.

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