The Amateur Naturalist

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Publisher: Knopf

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature study,
  • Natural history,
  • Technique,
  • Nature/Ecology
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7699897M
ISBN 100679728376
ISBN 109780679728375
OCLC/WorldCa20869503

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  When I was twelve, my grandmother gave me Gerald and Lee Durell's A Practical Guide for the Amateur Naturalist: What to do in 17 various environments—from your own back yard to beach, meadow, or Author: Christina Wenger. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (pronounced tay-YAR-de-shar-DAN) was born on his family’s estate in the countryside of central France in The nearest town, Clermont-Ferrand, was the birthplace of 17th-century mathematician and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal (–), best known for inventing a mechanical calculator and for writings that defended the Christian . There, with research help from Lee, Gerald compiled most of The Amateur Naturalist, a massive guide for laymen to be published later this year in Britain and possibly next year in the U.S Author: Fred Hauptfuhrer. By Bob Quarteroni. I fancy myself a semi-decent amateur naturalist, so I spend a lot of time out in the woods, on my knees or duff, digging through my field guides and trying to decide if that.

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the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness, and success. In a young amateur scientist, Charles Darwin, boarded HMS Beagle on an epic five /10(K). IF you've ever wanted to catch a snake, trap a shrew or find out how fungi reproduce, you'll find the answer in Nick Baker's lively and entertaining book.

The New Amateur Naturalist is packed with. The book concludes with a brief essay by Durrell on the future (and important) role of the naturalist. What makes ''The Amateur Naturalist'' such a fine book Author: James Kaufmann. Keegan harkens back to the 19th century's tradition of the amateur naturalist: Inquisitive, self-taught and obsessively dedicated.

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(Darwin. Kenneth C. Brugger, American amateur naturalist who on Jan. 2,discovered the long-sought winter home of the monarch butterfly in the mountains of Mexico (b. ?--d. Nov. 25,Austin, Texas). This article was most recently revised and updated by Karen Sparks, Director and Editor, Britannica Book of the Year.

How James Audubon Captured the Romance of the New World An amateur naturalist’s unparalleled artworks still inspire conservationists and collectors alike Author David The Amateur Naturalist book writes in.

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Georges Cuvier (–), made a peer of France in in recognition of his work, was perhaps the most important European scientist of his day. His most famous work, Le Règne Animal, was published in French in ; Edward Griffith (–), a solicitor and amateur naturalist, embarked. ‘Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life’ Review: Speak Softly, but Carry a Big Pen Roosevelt’s naturalist writings still resonate, his hunting tales tinged by Reviews: 4.

Henry David Thoreau - Amateur naturalist, essayist, lover of solitude, and u was a student and protégé of the great American philosopher and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson, and his construction of a hut on Emerson’s land at Walden Pond is a fitting symbol of the intellectual debt that Thoreau owed to Emerson.

Leonard Dubkin () was a businessman, journalist, naturalist, and nature writer who lived and worked in Chicago.A contemporary of the much more well-known Nelson Algren and Studs Terkel, Dubkin is a long-neglected urban nature writer of the 20th century whose journalism and books provide a unique and fascinating window into Chicago’s.

His collaborator, John Bachman, a clergyman and amateur naturalist from Charleston, would provide a text based on Audubon’s report from an expedition into the Author: William Souder. Mr. Wood, a retired labor economist who received his Ph.D from Princeton, has been an amateur naturalist since childhood.

Much of the text consists of columns he wrote for The Princeton Packet, a. Richard Adams, the British novelist who became one of the world’s best-selling authors with his first book, an amateur naturalist and a father who made up rabbit stories to entertain his two.

Activity 1: Darwin's Great Voyage of Discovery Inat the time of Darwin's voyage, travel was difficult and costly, and people seldom ventured far from their homes.

Darwin, however, spent. Waverly Fitzgerald is a writer, teacher and amateur naturalist whose pledge to spend a year observing and writing about the flowers in her neighborhood introduced her. A passionate amateur naturalist, she was known for setting out on birding expeditions wearing unthinkably unfashionable white sneakers.

Inafter Author: William Souder. Zoologist and author Danielle Clode has written about the life of Edith Coleman in her book The Wasp and the Orchid. Riddle of wasps and orchids solved by amateur naturalist. The Workings Of Nature: Naturalist Writing And Making Sense Of The World Humans have always been curious about the natural world; nature provides enough order to soothe and enough wildness to.

An aspiring artist and amateur naturalist, Bea spends most of her time making horrible abstract oil paintings (some kind of joke, largely miscalculated), but is also capable of creating extremely.

Murray, himself an amateur geologist with a degree from the University of Edinburgh, recognized Darwin’s skill as a naturalist. Murray’s father had published Charles Lyell’s Principles of. Gerald Malcolm Durrell, British naturalist (born Jan. 7,Jamshedpur, India—died Jan. 30,St.

Helier, Jersey), gained international stature among conservationists for his pioneering yet sometimes controversial role in preserving and breeding endangered species by housing them in zoos with the intention of eventually returning them to the wild.

Bob Quarteroni: We paper-huggers love our books, not Kindles. | AM. I fancy myself a semi-decent amateur naturalist, so I spend a. I was the middle child. I just finished two exhibitions in London of collaborations I've created with poets for over forty-five years.

I have 2, books on Art, Poetry, and Literature for browsing on a rainy day. I am an amateur naturalist and happy to share what I know about the area. robert perkins purchased this Estate in An amateur naturalist, she wrote and illustrated the book "Otters, Armadillos, Raccoons and Opossums" for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation of Florida.

Her husband, Presson S. Marvelously illustrated and written with grace and sensitivity, ''The Amateur Naturalist'' introduces one to oceans, seashores, deserts, meadows, temperate and tropical forests, and marshlands.

The book is kind and tender toward me, and having my story told by a talented author has been extraordinary. While my ex-husband is not named, my first name is used in the book and it is dedicated.

His most famous book, Never Cry Wolf (; film ), chronicled his solo work as a biologist studying wolves in northern Manitoba. Mowat’s love of nature came at an early age; he founded an amateur naturalist club, and by the time he he was writing a newspaper column on birds for the Saskatoon (Sask.) Star Phoenix.

Fun with Phenology. By I write it into the pages of a Book of Days I keep for this purpose. teacher and amateur naturalist whose pledge .The novel’s two main characters are William Ransome, a happily married vicar, and Cora Seaborne, a happily widowed amateur naturalist.

(Cora’s Author: Anthony Domestico.