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Exploring the great swamp

George Laycock

Exploring the great swamp

by George Laycock

  • 22 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swamps -- Juvenile literature,
  • Swamp ecology -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ecology -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to the history, scientific facts, and legends concerning great swamps such as the Okefenokee, the Alakai, the Great Dismal, and the Reelfoot with emphasis on the importance of preserving swamp ecology.

    Edition Notes

    j-99356

    StatementGeorge Laycock.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23254952M
    ISBN 100879206000

    The movie was based on a book by Cam Cavanaugh. “It’s fabulous,” said the author of Saving the Great Swamp: The People, the Power Brokers, and an Urban Wilderness, who lives in Basking Ridge. Outlander and the Great Dismal Swamp By: Tara On Septem , I was thrilled to attend the “Bookmarks: Festival of Books and Authors” at R. J. Reynolds Auditorium in Winston Salem, NC. Diana Gabaldon, celebrated author of the Outlander series, was the keynote speaker. There are currently eight books in the series, (we want [ ].

    Today was a beautiful fall day so my wife and I decided to go for a walk at the Wildlife Observation Center in the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge off Long Hill Road. We’ve been here many times before, but today was special; we got to see the new C.S Robbins Observation /5(61). The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in Morris County, New ished in , it is one of more than refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System.. The refuge was declared a National Natural Landmark in May The eastern half of the refuge was designated as wilderness by Congress in , making it the first wilderness area within the Location: Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

      A stone monument deep in the Rhode Island wilderness marks the site of the bloodiest battle of King Philip’s War. Click to expand photos. The Great Swamp Fight (or Great Swamp Massacre) was fought on Decem between New England forces and their native allies commanded by Governor Josiah Winslow, Major Samuel Appleton, Governor . Mention "swamp" and it conjures up images of a mucky, gooey place full of quicksand, cypress knees, and blackwater. That's not the case with the Green Swamp Preserve near Wilmington, NC. One of the dominate features of the Green Swamp is the open Longleaf pine savannas.


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Exploring the great swamp by George Laycock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mystery of the Great Swamp is a fun book for both children and adults alike. The author's choice of adjectives to describe the swamp are both effective and exciting. She does an above average job in presenting the swamp as both a haunted and beautiful landscape. The author appears to have done her research on swamp life in the Okefenokee Swamp/5(8).

Exploring the great swamp. [George Laycock] -- An introduction to the history, scientific facts, and legends concerning great swamps such as the Okefenokee, the Alakai, the Great Dismal, and the Reelfoot with emphasis on the importance Exploring the great swamp book.

The language in this book has an old fashioned feel to it, but Cavanaugh does a great job of exploring all of the major players in the struggle too prevent the Great Swamp from being turned into a jetport in /5.

I am referring to the version of "The Mystery of the Great Swamp" set in the great okefenokee swamp. An intriguing story involving an adventurous boy in the Okefenokee Swamp who discovers a few survivors of a lost tribe of native Americans hidden in a remote corner of the water jungle.

I loved this book so much when I was a child/5. This is a great book. There are so many things to explore on each page, so many educational opportunities. A story about habitats and friendship. There is a fold-out page, a two page glow in the dark spread, and so many habitats to explore.

There’s even a page that helps you explore the octopod and everyone’s rooms/5(). The Swamp is an extraordinarily well-written book, an upbeat treatise on the Everglades that lays out options for the future while dealing with changes in its integrity, politics, economics and the history, its people and plants, as well as being a great by: Books shelved as swamp: Chomp by Carl Hiaasen, Swamplandia.

by Karen Russell, Deep in the Swamp by Donna M. Bateman, Tropical Heat by John Lutz, and Stin. Exploring the Orange and Green trails in the Wilderness Area of the Great Swamp.

miles. Level, easy but can be overgrown. Alternate: Start at the other lot and do a shorter route, notes below. Nearby: Great Swamp – Observation Center, Great Swamp –.

Exploring the Blue and Yellow trails in the Wilderness Area of the Great Swamp. miles. Alternate: Start at the other lot and do a shorter route, notes below.

Nearby: Great Swamp – Observation Center, Great Swamp – Orange Trail. Home / Road Trips / Natural Wonder: Exploring the Remnants of Delmarva’s Great Cypress Swamp One of the joys of roaming the back roads of Southern Delaware and the Eastern Shore is the opportunity to experience something akin to time travel.

The book is basically a collection of historical and biographical accounts of people who lived in or visited the Great Black Swamp, most of the essays pages or so, some longer, some just a few paragraphs in a series of essays called snapshots, many if not all of the essays accompanied with photographs/5.

Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel was written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin () by both white Southerners and black abolitionists.

In Dred (), Stowe attempts to explore the issue of slavery from an African American perspective/5. Explore wildlife photography as I wander down a trail at the Great Dismal Swamp. Learn about the brightly colored ailanthus webworm moth and its web-building larvae, the caterpillar. Marvel at the purple and fluorescent green eyes of the yellow deer : C.

Mahoney. The Swamp is the stunning story of the destruction and possible resurrection of the Everglades, the saga of man's abuse of nature in southern Florida and Released on: Ma The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge started life as the Wisconsin Glacier receded and created Glacial Lake Passaic o years ago.

Bounded and constrained by the Watchung Mountains and Basking Ridge, a glacial deposit, the lake sprung a leak and the Passaic River was born and the basin became The Great Swamp. More to explore: Swamp Thing Comic Book Hero Action Figures, Arctic Cove Portable Fans, Weekly Entertainment Weekly Magazines, gateway to the great books, Vintage Paperbacks Mystery Antiquarian & Collectible Books, readers digest music books, Mystery, Thriller Children's Antiquarian & Collectible Books, the great mouse detective book,Seller Rating: % positive.

Explore a Spooky Swamp (Books for Young Explorers) (Books for Young Explorers) by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Seller Rating: % positive. The swamp's role in the history of slavery in the United States is reflected in Harriet Beecher Stowe 's second novel, Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp.

The Underground Railroad Education Pavilion, an exhibit set up to educate visitors about the fugitive slaves who lived in the swamp, was opened Febru Exploring the political and spiritual goals that fuel Dred's rebellion, she creates a figure far different from the acquiescent Christian martyr, Uncle Tom.A bestseller in its day, and praised by many of Stowe's contemporaries including George Eliot, Dred deserves to be read in tandem with Uncle Tom's Cabin and for its compelling story.

To those that know it, the words themselves--Great Swamp-- hold enough magic and wonder for years of learning, exploration and understanding. Becker's award-winning exhibition at Lord Stirling, Secrets of the Great Swamp, is a good place to begin to find out why.

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