508. Natual History, part 2
Here is the second set of books from the Further Reading section of Library Lin’s Curated Collection of Outstanding Nonfiction.
Amy Gulick Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska’s Tongass Rain Forest, 2010.
Wildlife photographer Amy Gulick presents her captivating photos from the Tongass Rainforest together with essays by acclaimed nature writers explaining the photographs. Together they present a portrait of an ecosystem like no other.
Alan Moorehead Darwin and the Beagle, 1969.
A classic account of the five years Charles Darwin spent aboard the HMS Beagle. The book contains illustrations contemporary to the time.
Candace Savage Prairie: A Natural History, 2004.
Written for a general reader, Savage shares the natural history of North America’s Great Plains region from Texas to Alberta, Canada. In addition to a guide to the region’s plants and animals, it also documents the changes that human activity has brought. She ends various conservation efforts that have been tried to preserve this natural treasure of wind-swept grasslands.
For more information on these and other books in this series, see Further Reading: Start Here.