Best Easy Day Hikes Fairfield County

Author: Steve Mirsky
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762756314
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Best Easy Day Hikes Fairfield County from the Author: Steve Mirsky. Best Easy Day Hikes Fairfield County includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Best Easy Day Hikes Hudson River Valley

Author: Randi Minetor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762767847
Size: 34.62 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes Hudson River Valley from the Author: Randi Minetor. Best Easy Day Hikes Hudson River Valley includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 18 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Walkable Westchester

Author: Jane Daniels
ISBN: 9781880775868
Size: 25.65 MB
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Walkable Westchester from the Author: Jane Daniels. The best guide to the Westchester outdoors just got even better. Walkable Westchester, an indispensible handbook to hiking, walking and exploring in Westchester County, has been issued in a second edition. It includes more than 600 miles of trails in over 200 parks, preserves and sanctuaries. Discover Westchester as you walk, hike, run, ride a horse, walk your dog, bike, cross country ski, or snowshoe. This edition, at 448 pages, is bulging with new and updated information, including details on 26 new parks, 42 more miles of trails, and intriguing sidebars on history, lore and nature. There are plenty of new photographs, detailed maps as well as county locator maps and driving directions with GPS coordinates. Every park description has been updated and enhanced, all making for informative, yet delightful reading. The book covers a wide variety of walking, from level, paved pathways to narrow woodland trails. The environments range from salt-water wetlands to rock outcroppings. So for any kind of walking this book is the perfect companion, whether a suburban mom looking for a paved path or a veteran hiker out for a day-long trek. It's even fun reading on a treadmill. One doesn't have to walk them all, because the authors already have, several times; just let them be your guide so you can pick the best ones for yourself. The book features: Information on 200 parks, preserves, sanctuaries, and protected open space including 26 additional parks not in the previous edition. Descriptions of over 600 miles of trails including 42 miles of new trails. County-wide locator maps and detailed maps of all but the smallest parks. History, science and local lore. Great photographs to encourage you to visit. Icons of activities permitted in each park. Driving directions, GPS coordinates, and availability of public transportation. Links to websites for additional information about the parks. Park contact information.

If My Toes Could Talk

Author: Justin J. Tuttle
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438939531
Size: 63.70 MB
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If My Toes Could Talk from the Author: Justin J. Tuttle. Through rhyming text and colorful illustrations, this book shows children what type of footwear should be worn for various activities and weather conditions.

Anti Gravity

Author: Steve Mirsky
Publisher: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9781599211152
Size: 60.26 MB
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Anti Gravity from the Author: Steve Mirsky. Presents a collection of the author's humorous columns published in Scientific American from 1997 to 2006, arranged into such categories as wild and wacky, in sickness and in health, and the human comedy.

Amc S Best Day Hikes In Connecticut

Author: Rene Laubach
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 9781934028773
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Amc S Best Day Hikes In Connecticut from the Author: Rene Laubach. An all-season guide to fifty of Connecticut's best trails for both novice and experienced hikers provides detailed trail descriptions, maps, nature notes on regional flora and fauna, summaries of distance and difficulty level, nearby access points, and other opportunities for such outdoor adventures as cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Original.

Best Hikes With Kids San Francisco Bay Area

Author: Laure Latham
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594854971
Size: 18.44 MB
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Best Hikes With Kids San Francisco Bay Area from the Author: Laure Latham. CLICK HERE to download two sample hikes from Best Hikes with Kids San Francisco * Features more than 100 kid-friendly trails * A comprehensive guide for families hiking in the Bay Area! In this colorful guidebook to the best family trails in the entire Bay Area -- including Sonoma and Santa Cruz counties -- author Laure Latham developed her list of hikes not just through personal experience, but also by interviewing local parent groups to hear what families really want when they hike with kids. Beyond detailed trail descriptions, Best Hikes with Kids: San Francisco Bay Area features: * Info on junior ranger/kid recognition programs * Guidebook section on environmental awareness for kids * Trail safety and how to easily identify poison oak and poison hemlock * Stroller-friendly and dog-friendly hikes * Trails near campgrounds, playgrounds, or quality picnic areas * Best hikes accessible via Bay Area public transit * Best hikes with nearby farms or nature museums —

The Durhams Of Fairfield

Author: Robert L. Uzzel
ISBN: 9781940130774
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The Durhams Of Fairfield from the Author: Robert L. Uzzel. In The Durhams of Fairfield: An African American Geneaology, Robert L. Uzzel traced his wife Debra's roots to the slaves of the family of Robert Winfield Durham. Evidence indicates that Gobi, the patriarch of the Durham family, along with his wife Mary and five older sons, were slaves in Fairfield County, South Carolina and that Gobi died there. Mary gave birth to their youngest son, Isaac Durham, in 1860 near Fairfield, Texas, where their five older sons (who came with their masters to Desoto Parish, Louisiana) had settled by 1870. The six Durham brothers- Belton, Allen, Minor, Christopher, Anderson, and Isaac-lived east of Fairfield in the Butler community of Freestone County. Some of the descendants of these brothers still farm land in Butler, where Durham is a common surname. Debra Uzzel is a sixth generation descendant of Allen Durham. The author has conducted research in Fairfield County, South Carolina and DeSoto Parish, Louisiana as well as Freestone County, Texas. He received much help from Eddie Marie Jones Durham, the wife of Bobby Jean Durham, a fifth-generation descendant of Allen Durham. He concurs with Eddie's words in her book Mama, "Babe" and Me: "It is either ironic or intentional that being born in the Fairfield District of South Carolina that Allen brought his family to the area of Fairfield, Texas " The Durhams of Fairfield continue to make their mark. They are now scattered throughout the United States, involved in many businesses and professions and contributing much to their communities and to the world as a whole. There can be no doubt that members of this outstanding family to whom the author is related by marriage will always make their mark. It is his prayer that this book will inspire the present generation and generations to come to do all they can to preserve the Durham legacy.

Birds Of Connecticut Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781885061935
Size: 66.75 MB
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Birds Of Connecticut Field Guide from the Author: Stan Tekiela. Make bird watching in Connecticut even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Connecticut. This book features 120 species of Connecticut birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.