AMC field guide to the New England alpine summits

by Nancy G. Slack

Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Publisher: Distributed by the Globe Pequot Press in Boston, Mass, Old Saybrook, Conn

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  • New England.,
  • New England

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- New England.,
  • Mountain plants -- New England -- Identification.,
  • Mountain animals -- New England -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 96) and index.

Other titlesNew England alpine summits, Appalachian Mountain Club field guide to the New England apine summits, Field guide to the New England alpine summits
Statementby Nancy G. Slack & Allison W. Bell.
ContributionsBell, Allison W. 1957-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH104.5.N4 S58 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1275721M
ISBN 101878239384
LC Control Number95007306
OCLC/WorldCa32167211

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Allison Bell is a naturalist, designer, and photographer in Northampton, Massachusetts. Slack and Bell also coauthored Adirondack Alpine Summits: An Ecological Field Guide (). Region: Maine, New Hampshire, Northern New England, Vermont, White Mountains: Activity: Conservation/Natural History: Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books: Edition.

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A special phenology chart has been included to help you identify the alpines by flowering time and color. Take the new book in your backpack and look for the natives: the beautiful plants, birds, and other New England alpines." – Nancy G.

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[Nancy G Slack; Allison W Bell] -- "A field guide helping readers identify, understand, and protect the plants and animals of the alpine zones of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, including introductions to the history, geology.

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Join AMC Research Assistant Mac Griffin on a nature walk to explore the flora near AMC’s Joe Dodge Lodge in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire. Learn more about White Mountains flora and fauna in AMC’s Nature Guide to the Northern Forest, and the AMC Field Guide to New England Alpine Summits.

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+ color plates. She had spent time in the mountains with her friend Bell, author of the new AMC book “Field Guide to the New England Alpine Summits.” When she found out from Day and her own research that Freeman spent time in the mountains, she and Bell started looking into old summit logs in the AMC.

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In addition to conservation tips for alpine visitors this expanded guide includes updated photographs of alpine species of wildflowers, birds, lichens, small mammals. and other life forms that call a small part of the Adirondack Park home. (The first edition of this book was titled 85 Acres A Field Guide to the Adirondack Alpine Summits”.).

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Inthe Appalachian Mountain Club published its first edition of the AMC White Mountain Guide book: a complete guide to the White Mountains complete with bound-in maps, fold-out maps, and seperate pull-out maps.

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Contains nearly color photos and descriptions. Mount Washington: A Guide and Short History. University Press of New England, ISBN Slack, Nancy G. and Bell, Allison W. Field Guide to the New England Alpine Summits. AMC Books, ISBN Stier, Maggie and McAdow, Ron.

Into the Mountains: Stories of New England's Most Celebrated Peaks. AMC Books,   Allison W. Bell, author with Nancy G. Slack of the AMC’s “Field Guide to the New England Alpine Summits: Mountaintop Flora and Fauna in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont,” will present a program on alpine flowers.

AMC’s featured evening programs are free and open to the public. Call for more info or to be added to our monthly email list. Allison W. Bell, author with Nancy G. Slack of the AMC’s “Field Guide to the New England Alpine Summits: Mountaintop Flora and Fauna in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont” will present a program on alpine flowers.

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