The Naturalist's Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in the Natural World Around You (Hardcover)
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Two acclaimed professors of Natural Science and Biology from Bowdoin College and University of Vermont have compiled an observation guide and a five year calendar-journal that will delight and teach those of us who love to get outdoors but would like to understand more about what we see and follow the yearly changes. This book has wonderful colorful illustrations by Bernd Heinrich and the authors are donating 100% of their royalties to nonprofit conservation and environmental education organizations. I don’t make many New Year’s resolutions, but in 2018 I resolve to use this book and start the first year of my calendar-journal.— From Joan's Picks
Become a more attentive observer and deepen your appreciation for the natural world. The unique five-year calendar format of The Naturalist's Notebook helps you create a long-term record and point of comparison for memorable events, such as the first songbird you hear in spring, your first monarch butterfly sighting of summer, or the appearance of the northern lights. Biologist Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and best-selling author Bernd Heinrich teach nature lovers of all ages what to look for outdoors no matter where you live, using Heinrich's classic illustrations as inspiration. As you jot down one observation a day, year after year, your collected field notes will serve as a valuable record of your piece of the planet. This deluxe book, with a three-piece case, gilt edges, a burgundy ribbon bookmark, and a belly band with gold foil stamping, is a perfect gift for all nature lovers.
About the Author
Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and Bernd Heinrich are coauthors of The Naturalist's Notebook and are noted biologists and nature educators. Wheelwright teaches biology at Bowdoin College and is the 2015 recipient of the ecology education award from the Ecological Society of America. Heinrich, emeritus professor of biology at the University of Vermont, is the award-winning author of more than 20 nature books, including Mind of the Raven, Winter World, and One Wild Bird at a Time. Both live in Maine.