Eastern Alpine Guide: Natural History and Conservation of Mountain Tundra East of the Rockies
Edited by Mike Jones and Liz WilleyPaper: $35.00
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|Paper Publication Date:||04/03/2018|
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|E-book Publication Date:||04/10/2018|
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Jones and Willey’s splendid natural history allows us an armchair visit and deepens our understanding of the alpine zones.
--Long Trail News
What a gift to mountain lovers! This labor of love will open your eyes to the eastern alpine world that stretches well past the top of Mount Washington and Mount Marcy. You’ll read it and then reach for your calendar.
This detailed treatment of above-treeline areas of eastern North America packs an incredible amount of information into one comprehensive, attractive package. With hundreds of gorgeous photos and well-crafted, aesthetically appealing maps, it offers both a broad overview of the natural history of eastern alpine zones and detailed descriptions of specific regions and ranges.
--Ben Kimball, author of Trail Running Western Massachusetts and co-author of The Nature of New Hampshire
MIKE JONES, currently the Massachusetts state herpetologist, has studied rare plants and animals in Québec, New England, and beyond. LIZ WILLEY has worked in the mountains of New England for the Appalachian Mountain Club, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Mount Washington Observatory.