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Quetico : near to nature's heart

Author: Jon Nelson; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Natural Heritage Book, ©2009
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Using thorough research, the author presents an insightful look into the natural history of Quetico Park, long recognized as a gem among parks.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nelson, Jon, 1943-
Quetico.
Toronto : Natural Heritage Book, ©2009
(DLC) 2009424651
(OCoLC)305100087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Nelson; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
ISBN: 9781554883967 1554883962 9781770703957 1770703950 9781770706088 1770706089
OCLC Number: 666231791
Description: 1 online resource (287 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portrait)
Contents: Part one : Ice age legacy of Quetico Park --
1 Ice age journey --
2 Palaeo-Indians : first explorers of the Quetico-Superior --
3 The future of the past in Quetico Park : archaeology and Anishinaabe spiritual beliefs --
Part two : Special places in Quetico Park --
4 "The Pines" : ancient campsite on Pickerel Lake --
5 The Wawiag : river with a past --
6 Knife Lake : volcanic rocks and remarkable people --
7 McNiece Lake : heart of Quetico Park old-growth --
8 Prairie Portage : boundary waters crossroads --
Part three : Glimpses into the ecology of Quetico Park --
9 Symbiosis : remarkable partners --
10 Lichens : enduring, delightful, organic crud --
11 The orchid and the fungus : symbiotic partners --
12 Antler logic : moose research in Quetico Park --
13 Snowshoes, blackflies, and carnivorous plants --
14 A raven's knowledge --
15 Fiery interludes in an endless dance --
16 Tails beneath the snow : life in the Pukak --
17 Uncommon sense : life under ice --
18 Floaters, stilters, and aggressive plants --
19 A cozy winter nest of beavers.
Responsibility: Jon Nelson.
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Using thorough research, the author presents an insightful look into the natural history of Quetico Park, long recognized as a gem among parks.

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