Muskoka Nature Walks by Marlene WalkerMuskoka Nature Walks by Marlene Walker

Muskoka Nature Walks

byMarlene Walker

Paperback | May 1, 2005

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Muskoka Nature Walks is a passionate portrayal of nature in cottage country. Overflowing with Marlene's infectious enthusiasm, Muskoka Nature Walks takes the cottager or visitor on an adventure in joy and discovery, abounding in the mysteries, secrets and wonder of the natural world at our fingertips. This book describes a love for nature experienced in an intimate and personal way.
Marlene's passion for nature started at the age of three when she discovered the beauty of bluebirds. As a cottager in Muskoka for over 19 years, Marlene refers to Muskoka as paradise. Her 'Nature Walk' column published in the Muskoka Sun is in its sixth year. She is a naturalist, photographer, newspaper columnist and public speaker. H...
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Title:Muskoka Nature WalksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.3 inPublished:May 1, 2005Publisher:Elm Ridge PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0973764600

ISBN - 13:9780973764604

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Table of Contents

ContentsForeword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .What Muskoka Means to Me . . . . . . . . . . . . .Getting Back to Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Limberlost Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .For the Love of Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nature’s Palette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Sounds of Stillness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sharing the Love of Nature . . . . . . . . . . .Butterflies and Birds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Monarchs Among Milkweed . . . . . . . . . . .Monarchs Among Milkweed Revisited . . . .A Passion for Birds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Surprise Package of Natural Delights . . . .Humans Love Hummers . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Mystery of the Male Merganser . . . . . .All Ducks Don’t Quack . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Common Loon: Muskoka Soul . . . . . .The Common Loon Revisited . . . . . . . . . .7 Nature Potpourri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 9 Wondrous and Worthy Wetlands . . . . . . . . 79 13 Frogs: Few and Far Between . . . . . . . . . . . 83 15 Fairyland of Ferns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 27 A Mushroom Hunting Adventure . . . . . . 91 29 Mammals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 31 Bears: Barely a Berry Harvest . . . . . . . . . 97 35 Beavers: A Family Affair . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 39 Foxes on Strawberry Mansion . . . . . . . . .103 41 The Wonder of Wolves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 46 The Seasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 51 Autumn Reverie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 55 Reflections on Winter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 59 Signs of Spring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 63 Reflections on Summer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 67 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 71 74