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Short-Term Job Adventures North Carolina
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Showing Rating details. All Languages. With these guides, you will soon realize how diverse an area the Carolinas are, and how many things you can explore and learn about. Focusing on the unique habitats found in the area, it features detailed descriptions of Grandfather Mountain, Linville Gorge and the Blue Ridge Parkway among others. These descriptions include the trees, flowers, wildlife and geology that are found in these individual areas.
A Nature Guide to Northwest North Carolina : Stewart T Skeate :
Other sections of the guide discuss in depth the different general ecological communities found in the Carolina Mountains. Communities such as Northern Hardwood Forests and Spruce-Fir Forests are described in depth including where to find examples of each type of community. For example, the author describes the hike up the Profile Trail at Grandfather Mountain. You will also notice the transition area between the two types of forests near the trails end.
The guide has detailed color photos that can be used to identify local plants and animals. It ends with a list of suggested field guides and books to help with further information.
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The field guide to trees covers different tree species found in the eastern region. Tree identification is made easy by organizing trees in several ways, including tree shape, leaf shape and cones or fruit. After using these steps to narrow down the tree you are trying to identify, turn to the detailed color pictures to verify the identification. The second part of the guide is a detailed description of each tree family and species. Included are tree habitat and range information, and common names that the tree is known by.