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The Land & Wildlife of North America

Peter Farb

The Land & Wildlife of North America

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Published by Silver Burdett Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11315509M
    ISBN 100809439190
    ISBN 109780809439195


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farb, Peter. Land and wildlife of North America. New York, Time-Life Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.

Series Title: Life nature library. The land and wildlife of North America Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by DeannaFlegal on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   North American Wildlife is a valuable reference guide to the most common and conspicuous wild plants and animals in North America.

Birds and butterflies, ferns and frogs, mushrooms and mantra rays, seashells and salamandersthis page book includes more than 2, plants and animals of all types/5(86).

Wildlife of North America features more than spectacular images, captured by some of the best wildlife photographers in the world, that document the animals ranging in size from the less-than-an-ounce deer mouse to the two hundred-ton blue whale.

North American Wildlife. The aim of this site is to provide a guide to North American wildlife, covering Canadian animals, animals of the United States of America and Mexican animals. Where possible, images of animals in the wild have The Land & Wildlife of North America book used.

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The definitive guide to North American Wildlife. I've used this book as a reference for 20+ years. flag 1 like Like see review. Michael Reardon added it This was another purchased book.

It contains The Land & Wildlife of North America book 2, colorful illustrations used to identify and inform. Sections include: Wildlife Communities, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles /5.

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The following is a brief history of human-wildlife interactions in North America. The rather arbitrary "eras" The Land & Wildlife of North America book in this historical account follow Shaw ().

Colonization of North America by Europeans began in the early s when Europe was largely in a late agrarian stage of cultural Size: 2MB. Wildlife in America. This classic history of the rare, threatened, and extinct animals of North America is a dramatic chronicle of man's role in the disappearance of great and small species of our land.

"Should be the number one source volume for everyone who embraces the philosophy of conservation"Roger Tory Peterson/5.

The foremost experts on the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation come together to discuss its role in the rescue, recovery, and future of our wildlife resources. At the end of the nineteenth century, North America suffered a catastrophic loss of wildlife driven by unbridled resource extraction, market hunting, and unrelenting.

The natural vegetation of North America has been significantly modified by human activity, but its general nature is still apparent over much of the continent.

The most notable forest is the taiga, or boreal forest, an enormous expanse of mostly coniferous trees (especially spruce, fir, hemlock, and larch) that covers most of southern and.

North American Wildlife is a valuable reference guide to the most common and conspicuous wild plants and animals in North America. Birds and butterflies, ferns and frogs, mushrooms and mantra rays, seashells and salamandersthis page book includes /5(5).

North America's wildlife have endured the challenges put to them -- human encroachment, changing climates, and increased pollution -- with new trials forcing them to adapt as best they can.

Their struggles and remarkable strategies are chronicled in North American Wildlife/5(18). This animation describes the continent of North America in terms of its climate, vegetation and wildlife.

This is a product of Mexus Education Pvt. Ltd., an education innovations company based in. The Life Nature Library is a series of 25 hardbound books published by Time-Life between andwith revisions to It has been translated from English into eight languages and sold in 90 countries.

Each volume explores an important division of the natural world and is written for educated laymen by a primary author (or authors) "and the Editors of LIFE". out of 5 stars south america Reviewed in the United States on This book,published inis one of the Time Life books that is part of the Life Nature Library and has certainly stood the tesat of time as an excellent introduction to South American wildlife.5/5(1).

North America: A land of pioneering animals The continent across the Atlantic Ocean, where wildlife thrives among the varied landscapes: North America is the focus of the sixth episode of Seven. The most complete book of trophy records and info on America's favorite game species will be released October in its fifth edition from the world?s foremost authority onnative North American big game records keeping.

Additional 4, whitetail entries from the previous edition. New 8. x 10. format with easy-to-read trophy listings and hardcover for long-term durability. Title: Mac's Field Guide to Land Mammals of North America Author Name: Categories: Americana - The Land, Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Mountaineers Books: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: No Binding Book Condition: As New Type: Book Seller ID: Keywords: NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS ANIMALS.

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation (NAMWC) is often held up as the best system of wildlife management and conservation in the world.

Developed in the post-frontier era, the NAMWC helped put a stop to wanton wildlife destruction in an era where many species were being hunted and trapped ruthlessly to the brink of extinction.

But the tenets of the North American Model. The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is a set of principles that has guided wildlife management and conservation decisions in the United States and Canada. Although not formally articulated untilthe model has its origins in 19th century conservation movements, the near extinction of several species of wildlife (including the American Bison) and the rise of sportsmen with.

The fauna of the United States of America is all the animals living in the Continental United States and its surrounding seas and islands, the Hawaiian Archipelago, Alaska in the Arctic, and several island-territories in the Pacific and in the Caribbean.

The U.S. has many endemic species found nowhere else on Earth. With most of the North American continent, the U.S. lies in the Nearctic. Wildlife was abundant during this period of early colonization. From billions of passenger pigeons flying overhead to the herds of bison in the fields and woods, North America was teaming with wildlife.

_____ Era of Over-exploitation - to As more and more Europeans settled in North America, the land began to change. Wildlife Tours in North America Whether you want to see wild animals in their natural habitat or learn about wildlife protection, with wildlife tours in North America lasting from 3 days up to 56 days, you're sure to find a wildlife holiday that will astound you/5().

View illustrations, full-color photos, and video footage of each species. Learn more about their behavior, migration patterns, and the sounds they make. Study flock patterns and wing characteristics.

Our Waterfowl ID guide has everything you need to recognize ducks, swans and geese in. Natural resources, including wildlife represent the health and wealth of a country and its people. The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is a unique system of sustainable use that accounts for the abundance and variety of wildlife, and the diversity of landscapes and cultures across North America.

The Model is based upon the premise that sustainable use of the wildlife and natural. “An original, absolutely fascinating book. Lannoo has given us an extraordinary gift: the inspirational story of one hundred fifty years’ worth of field biology in North America and what the ideas and actions of hardworking, brilliant biologists (many with charismatic, dominant personalities) have meant to the world—a global network of natural areas and environmental protection legislation.

Wildlife in North America 2 During the Pleistocene Ice Ages, from seventy thousand to ten thousand years ago, immense gladers in the northern hemisphere trapped so much water that ocean levels were 25 meters to as much as meters lower than the present sea level (Hopkins ).

This uncovered a landFile Size: 1MB. North America is the third largest continent, and is also a portion of the second largest supercontinent if North and South America are combined into the Americas and Africa, Europe, and Asia are considered to be part of one supercontinent called Afro-Eurasia.

With an estimated population of million and an area of 21, km² (, mi²), the northernmost of the two continents of. The environmental wisdom and spirituality of North American Indians is legendary.

Animals were respected as equal in rights to humans. Of course they were hunted, but only for food, and the hunter first asked permission of the animal's spirit.

T hough the term North American Model of Wildlife Conservation was coined only nine years ago by Valerius Geist (Geist et al. ), it encapsulates centuries worth of history. What follows is a selection of some key historical events related to wildlife conservation in North America events that.

The Vote Bison Coalition, comprised of the Inter-Tribal Buffalo Council, National Bison Association, Wildlife Conservation Society, and more than 50 other organizations, businesses and tribes, supports National Bison Day as a way to celebrate the bison as an American icon.