Nature's Year: Changing Seasons in Central and Eastern Ontario

byDrew Monkman

Paperback | April 7, 2012

Nature's Year: Changing Seasons in Central and Eastern Ontario by Drew Monkman
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Whatever your interest may be, this month-by-month guide to the key natural events in Central and Eastern Ontario will let you know exactly what's happening - and it's often in your own backyard.

Nature's Year is an almanac of key events in nature occurring in Central and Eastern Ontario, a region that extends from the Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bay in the west to Ottawa and Cornwall in the east. The book is a chronicle of the passing seasons designed to inform cottagers, gardeners, photographers, suburban backyard birders, and nature enthusiasts alike as to what events in nature to expect each month of the year.

Whatever your interest may be - birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, plants, fungi, weather, or the night sky just turn to a given month and you'll find a list of what's happening, often right in your own backyard. This book will also provide a reassuring measure of order and predictability to nature and help the reader become more attentive to and appreciative of the many wonders of the natural world that surround us in this exceptional region of Ontario.

Drew Monkman is a retired teacher, naturalist, and writer whose popular nature column "Our Changing Seasons" appears weekly in the Peterborough Examiner. He participates in wildlife-monitoring programs, including the Breeding Bird Survey and the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, and is the author of Nature's Year in the Kawarthas....
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Title:Nature's Year: Changing Seasons in Central and Eastern OntarioFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 10 X 8 X 1 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 10 X 8 X 1 inPublished:April 7, 2012Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459701836

ISBN - 13:9781459701830

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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