Shaw Nature Reserve : 85 years of natural wonders (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Shaw Nature Reserve : 85 years of natural wonders

Author: Cindy Gilberg; Barbara Perry Lawton
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Missouri Botanical Garden, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Only thirty-five miles from St. Louis, the Shaw Nature Reserve is consistently ranked a top natural attraction in the state of Missouri. Founded in 1925 as a response to the coal pollution then choking plant life in the region, the Reserve has a mission to "inspire stewardship of our environment through education, restoration and protection of natural habitats, and public enjoyment of the natural world. This book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy Gilberg; Barbara Perry Lawton
ISBN: 9780615415444 061541544X
OCLC Number: 696347825
Notes: At head of title: The Missouri Botanical Garden's.
Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter one. In the beginning --
Chapter two. Historic times --
Chapter three. The early years --
Chapter four. Development continues --
Chapter five. A new focus --
Chapter six. Shaw Nature Reserve today --
Chapter seven. Forging ahead.
Other Titles: Missouri Botanical Garden's Shaw Nature Reserve :
Responsibility: by Cindy Gilberg and Barbara Perry Lawton ; foreword by Peter Wyse Jackson ; preface by Peter H. Raven.

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"Only thirty-five miles from St. Louis, the Shaw Nature Reserve is consistently ranked a top natural attraction in the state of Missouri. Founded in 1925 as a response to the coal pollution then choking plant life in the region, the Reserve has a mission to "inspire stewardship of our environment through education, restoration and protection of natural habitats, and public enjoyment of the natural world. This book captures the history and natural beauty of the Shaw Nature Reserve from its founding to the present day. Whether your interest is nature photography, helping children learn about the natural world, cataloging wildflowers, spotting birds, or simply enjoying a cool morning walk, be sure to visit the Shaw Nature Reserve as we celebrate 85 years of natural wonders"--Back cover.

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