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Under the Apple Tree - One Summer's Reflections
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Maine farmer and author Jennifer Wixson reflects on living and dying in this heartfelt journal directed and informed by the activities of the creatures she finds in a niche world under an apple tree, including a nervous-Nellie chipmunk, a motherly bluebird, and Walter the Tree Frog. Real-time photos taken by the author add charming context to the world that unfolds daily with Mother Nature.
The Grant Park Papers; How The Social Internet Is Ruining Our Lives And What To Do About It
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
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A meditation on the social internet from Grant Park in Atlanta. How it cheapens our lives and flattens our existence into an unrecognizable desert of non-distinction.
Reflections - Do you see what you think you see?
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Essay » Author profile
Reflections is a collection of photographs and writings by the author from his journeys in the northeast and northwest over several decades of his life. The author's visual and informational elements address artistic aspects, poetic inspirations and occasionally the characteristics of reflective light itself.
Wonders with Winter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Wonders with Winter demonstrates the numerous opportunities awaiting the photographer during the season when most photographers put the gear away and await springtime. But in reality the dead season is alive with frosty photo fodder: snowscapes, snowflakes, ice forms over streams, ice coatings from freezing rain and icicles on houses.
Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek II Vivid and Beautiful
Price: Free! Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
This is the second part of my natural history of the Wolli Creek Valley in Sydney, Australia. Part I, Prehistory, gave an overview of the Valley’s geology and local fossil and archaeological record. This part describes how the Valley may have appeared in the early 1790s, shortly after the First Fleet brought the Europeans to Sydney in 1788 but before they settled along Wolli Creek from 1804.
Wildflower Stew 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
One of the joys of living in my beloved Arizona is my ability to visit our neighboring state of New Mexico pretty much any time I want. The beauty and diversity of The Land of Enchantment is well represented – perhaps best represented – by the variety of wild flowers found throughout the state.
Cedar Waxwing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Cedar waxwings are a regal bird with excellent manners. Unlike many other birds it shares food with its companions and keeps its feathers neat and sleek. It has sometimes been mistaken for a molting robin, especially when an observer compares the similarity of the calls of the respective birds. A robin is a larger bird, however, as cedar waxwings are not much larger than sparrows.
Cape Sable Island - A Birding Site Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Are you a birder who has always wanted to visit Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia? This guide helps you fulfill that ambition.
My Friends The Crows
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
"My friends the crows" is a short collection of vivid observations on the life and habits of crows by a farmer who befriended them by chance during his daily activities and became fascinated by their behaviours.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
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At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Art Inspired by Science: Imaging the Natural World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by AAASPD. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
A monograph on the science-based art exhibit presented on the campus of Southern Oregon University as a cooperative project between the Schneider Museum of Art and the 91st Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science June 12 – September 6, 2010.
Deadly Encounters With Coral Snakes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
My e-book describes how and when people were bitten by coral snakes, and also the aftermath and treatment of these bites. I have researched my book primarily from vintage newspapers and clippings from the 20th century. Coral snake venom has been adapted by veterinarians for the treatment of illnesses for which narcotics have proven ineffective. These include epilepsy & cancer patients.
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs will spark the curiosity of young readers, taking them to a time where Tyrannosaurus rex ruled the land, pterodactyls flew in the skies, and packs of velociraptors prowled the jungles. Filled with up-to-date discoveries about prehistoric life, this tome includes comprehensive material about geography, history, and other scientific information from prehistoric times.
Détective en Herbes
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
La botanique par le jeu.Ce livre est une aventure parmi les fleurs. 5 étapes où se mêlent "Vrai / Faux", "Memory", "Déduction", "Observation" et "Enigmes". Les joueurs découvrent et jouent avec la botanique.Les sorties nature prennent une autre saveur.
Indigo Bunting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands: A Wildlife Guide
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
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This guide will help you identify birds in the Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands. Each entry contains a photograph of the bird and information about its habits and identification.
Park Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
Gamboa Birding Guide
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
A short guide to birding the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Panama
A Site Guide to Baie Brazeau
Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
The birds, butterflies and dragonflies of Baie Brazeau, Quebec.
Galapagos Birds: Wildlife Photographs from Ecuador’s Galapagos Archipelago, the Encantadas or Enchanted Isles, with words of Herman Melville, Charles Darwin, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy
Series: Galapagos Islands Nature. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
Glimpse the unique world of Galapagos Island birdlife through the camera of nature photographer, Moses Michelsohn, and brief selections from the writings of world-famous early visitors Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, and HMS Beagle Captain Robert FitzRoy.