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The house on Ipswich Marsh : exploring the natural history of New England

Author: William Sargent
Publisher: Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©2005.
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"In 2003, Bill Sargent bought a big pink house in Ipswich, Massachusetts. His home sits on what is known as the Great Marsh, a fascinating patch of wetland shared by Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Sargent received a grant to study some of the rare and endangered ground-nesting birds that inhabit the public land adjacent to his property. Ipswich Marsh is about these birds, but much else as well." "Organized by the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Sargent
ISBN: 1584654651 9781584654650
OCLC Number: 56591623
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 141 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The pink house (April 23, 2004) --
Spring --
Spring dawn: an awakening (May 4, 2003) --
Return of the bobolinks (May 4, 2003) --
Smith Island (June 9, 2003) --
Summer --
Crane's Beach (July 1, 2003) --
The Paine house (July 27, 2003) --
The matriarch: a time of rapid change (August 19, 2003) --
In suspect terrane: a billion years, in one short paddle (August 27, 2003) --
Hog Island (September 17, 2003) --
Autumn --
Crane's Beach (September 29, 2003) --
Autumn migrations (October 15, 2003) --
Man and coyotes (October 30, 2003) --
Ipswich clams (November 19, 2003) --
The deer hunt (December 5, 2003) --
Winter --
Why the New England Patriots beat the Miami Dolphins: a tale of snow, cold, and mitochondria (December 8, 2003) --
Coping with winter (January 19, 2004) --
The magnolias of Ravenswood Park (February 18, 2004) --
A new view of nature, a new view for Ipswich: the New England Biolabs campus (February 23, 2004) --
The big night (March 31, 2004) --
Local heroes (April 11, 2004).
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