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Swampwalker's Journal book. David Carroll has dedicated his life to art and to wetlands.
David M. Carroll is the author of The Year of the Turtle, Trout Reflections, Self-Portrait with Turtles, and Swampwalker’s Journal, which won the prestigious John Burroughs Medal. In 2006 he won a MacArthur Genius award for his work as a writer, artist, and naturalist. Carroll has been featured on Today, in numerous newspapers and magazines, and in the most popular documentary in the history of New Hampshire public television. He is an active lecturer and consultant to conservation institutions throughout New England. Библиографические данные.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-277). Vernal pools - The marsh - The swamp - The shrub swamp - The pond - The floodplain - Bogs and fens. The author presents "a miraculous year-long journey, illustrated with his own elegant drawings, through the wetlands, and revealing why they are so important to his life and ours-and to all life on Earth.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277).
Swampwalker's Journal: A Wetlands Year Paperback – Jun 14 2001. by David M. Carroll (Author). the best kind of book. Swampwalker's Journal is an admission ticket to a secret corner of the world. Book 3 of 3 in the Wet Sneaker Trilogy Series. David Carroll is a genius, madman, a national treasure. I was captivated by David Carroll's. obvious passion and respect for life in all its forms. In my pantheon of nature writers, David Carroll walks on water. Robert Michael Pyle.
The author of The Year of the Turtle provides a year-long journey through the swamps and wetlands, introducing the varied animal and plant inhabitants of the marshes and describing why such habitats are so important to his own life and to Earth's environmental future. 10,000 first printing.
Swampwalker's Journal is a book to be savored, relied upon. Caroll knows the lives of the wetlands so intimately, from first-hand experience over long years, that you know you're getting a privileged glimpse into deep nature.
Swampwalker's Journal: A Wetlands Year David Carroll Houghton Mifflin Company. At first glance, this book did not inspire me to run and get my reading glasses and plop down in the nearest chair, eager to get started. Within a few pages, however, I was captivated by David M. Carroll's graceful, lyric style, his almost superhuman powers of observation, and his obvious passion and respect for life in all its forms. Carroll (born 5 January 1942) is an American naturalist, author and illustrator. He has investigated for the endangered species programs of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Park Service . 2009 National Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction. 2006 MacArthur Fellows Program. 2001 John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing.