The Living Gulf Coast

A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida

Author: Charles Sobczak

Publisher: Indigo Press, LC (FL)

ISBN: 9780982967478

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 8440

Describes the animals the traveler is apt to encounter in the wild places of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendy, Lee, and Sarasota counties. Includes descriptions of 162 parks, preserves, and eco-destinations, their fauna, and amenities --

The Year of the Bad Decision

Author: Charles Sobczak

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0982967438

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

View: 2451

The year is 2043. The climate we once took for granted is in shambles. People no longer talk about the weather—they tremble at it. In an effort to cool down the overheated planet, the Center for Meteorological Controls is set to launch the largest geoengineering project in mankind’s history. One of their young scientists, Dr. Warren Randolf, discovers a disastrous flaw in the design that could have grave consequences for the ten billion people living on earth. This is the thrilling tale of the people who made the decision to proceed. It is a story of betrayal, bravery and folly. Read it and you will change the way you think about climate change forever.

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 6430

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Moving to Greater Fort Myers: The Un-Tourist Guide

Author: Laura Pierce Hess

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 099964789X

Category: Travel

Page: 142

View: 2590

This practical and lively guide is essential if you are making greater Fort Myers your new home. "Moving to Greater Fort Myers: The Un-Tourist Guide" provides all the vital information you need to settle in comfortably and quickly. Join more than 700,000 people in Lee County, Florida who currently enjoy year-round sunshine, waterfront homes, fishing and boating, while pursuing careers or retirement. Our goal is to help you make the most of our communities by showing you how to: • Choose a place to live that suits your lifestyle • Determine the best schools • Relocate your business or launch a new one • Find the best shopping and dining • Participate in festivals, the arts, and outdoor fun • Assimilate quickly within your community

Living on the Edge of the Gulf

The West Florida and Alabama Coast

Author: David M. Bush

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822325659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 340

View: 5620

A new look at the West Florida and Alabama Gulf shoreline, in the context of burgeoning development and revised coastal regulations.

Explorer's Guide South Florida: Includes Sarasota, Naples, Miami & the Florida Keys (Second Edition)

Author: Sandra Friend,Trish Riley,Kathy Wolf

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 1581579020

Category: Travel

Page: 528

View: 5962

This completely revised second edition of the definitive South Florida guidebook offers coverage of Tampa, the Gulf Coast, South Beach, Miami, and the Keys. In diverse, exciting South Florida you might catch a glimpse of an endangered Florida panther in a nature preserve in the morning and visit a four-star restaurant and world-class nightclub that evening. This rich destination welcomes visitors from all over the world with its vibrant arts communities and multicultural historic sites, luxurious seaside resorts and lush forests, and some of the best fishing and diving in the United States. With cattle ranches and citrus groves all the way down to the mighty swamps of the Everglades and Big Cypress there are endless opportunities for exploration and discovery for singles, couples, and families. From eco-friendly establishments and environmental information about the region to its trendy nightlife, out-of-the-way attractions, and best beach hotels, Explorer’s Guide South Florida is a thorough introduction to an alluring place that tourists as well as locals simply shouldn’t miss. Detailed maps, an index, an alphabetical “What’s Where” subject guide, and helpful icons that highlight places that offer special value, are pet-, gay-, and family-friendly, and are wheelchair accessible round out this incredible resource, your perfect travel companion.

Frommer's Guide to Florida, 1995

Author: George McDonald

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780671886165

Category: Florida

Page: 612

View: 8291

An always-popular destination for sun-seekers, Florida offers the magic of Disney World, the primitive wilderness of the Everglades, and the sparkling beauty of the Keys. Frommer covers it all, with an astounding number of listings for hotels and restaurants, plus complete sightseeing tips. Maps included.

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 3666

Guide to Accredited Camps

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780876031506

Category: Camps

Page: 359

View: 1102

ACCREDITED CAMPS ONLY! Over 2,100 listed. The only directory where camps earn accreditation before being listed. A mere 1/4 of all camps in the U.S.A. are accredited. These camps have met or exceed nationally recognized standards of safety, program quality, staffing & healthcare. When you choose a camp from this GUIDE, you can be certain that 300+ important questions have already been asked & answered in ways that show the camp cares. Each camp's listing includes summer & winter addresses, sponsoring agency, director's name, fee ranges, session lengths, age groups, boy/girl/coed, ten primary activities offered, & camp special comments. Alpha by state. Camps for all budgets & interests. Indexes list camps by 50 activities & by 20 special groups served. Activities include: archery, academics, backpacking, caving, ceramics, sports, aquatics, music, horseback. Special programs listed: cancer, diabetes, learning disabilities, single adults, seniors, youth at risk, gifted. Great for teachers & other youth service professionals seeking alternative employment. Also look for great tid-bits to help know when a child or parent is ready for camp, questions to ask the camp director, how to pack, & how to combat homesickness. Order from: American Camping Association, 5000 State Road 67, North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902, 800-428-2267 or Independent Publishers Group, 1-800-888-4741. Look for 1997-1998 edition coming in January 1997 (0-87603-153-X).

The Walker's Companion

Author: Elizabeth Ferber,David Rains Wallace

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783547541

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 8075

A handbook for amateur naturalists describes what to look for on nature walks and discusses the different environments found in North America

Swamplandia

Author: Karen Russell

Publisher: Kein & Aber AG

ISBN: 3036991603

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 4095

Die Familie Bigtree ist weit über Floridas Sümpfe hinaus für ihren Vergnügungspark Swamplandia berühmt. Ava träumte schon immer davon, der große Star der Alligatoren-Show zu werden, doch seit dem Tod ihrer Mutter bleiben die Zuschauer weg. Nachdem erst ihr Bruder, dann ihr Vater aufs Festland verschwunden sind, ist das Mädchen alleine für die Insel und die siebzig Alligatoren verantwortlich – und für ihre ältere Schwester Osceola, die ihr Herz an einen Geist verloren hat. Als auch noch Osceola abhaut, bricht Ava zu einer gefährlichen Odyssee durch den Sumpf auf. Statt gegen Alligatoren kämpft sie nun um ihre Familie und entpuppt sich dabei als wahre Heldin.

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature

Author: Anna Lorraine Guthrie,Bertha Tannehill,Neltje Marie Tannehill Shimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

View: 5781

An author subject index to selected general interest periodicals of reference value in libraries.