Moon Florida Keys: Including Miami & the Everglades (Travel by Joshua Lawrence Kinser

By Joshua Lawrence Kinser

Make Your Escape

shuttle author and native Joshua Lawrence Kinser stocks his professional point of view at the Florida Keys, guiding you on a memorable and precise experience.

even if you are diving the attention-grabbing underwater coral reefs and shipwrecks of Key Largo, or mountain climbing and camping out within the heart Keys, Moon Florida Keys has actions for each traveller. With itineraries like “Sun and Sand” and “Animal Attractions,” expertly crafted maps, lovely pictures, and Joshua's reliable advice, Moon Florida Keys provides the instruments for making plans your ideal trip!

Moon Florida Keys covers can't-miss points of interest and the easiest locations including:

  • Key West
  • Islamorada
  • Key Largo
  • Miami and the Everglades

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Canoeing and Kayaking New York (Canoe and Kayak Series) by Kevin Stiegelmaier

By Kevin Stiegelmaier

Canoeing and Kayaking New York contains descriptions of fifty of the easiest journeys on New York's dozens of rivers. in addition to runs for either skilled paddlers and beginners and profiles for either over-nighters and brief, round-trip day paddles, this e-book comprises all of the info important for a secure, stress-free journey. Kevin Stiegelmaier combines information regarding tides, river gauges, GPS waypoints, and maps with own anecdotes, old trivialities, and outlines of neighborhood vegetation and animals, sprinkled with a slightly of humor.

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Legendary Locals of Arvada by Tanya Long

By Tanya Long

exact characters have regularly made up the panorama of Arvada. Pioneers, ranchers and farmers, company leaders, community-minded members, medical professionals, activities figures, or even a Broadway megastar have all known as domestic town on a bluff overlooking transparent Creek. Benjamin Wadsworth used to be not just one in all Arvada�s founding fathers but additionally the town�s first postmaster, and he donated many parcels of land for faculties and church buildings to be inbuilt the burgeoning city. Lloyd King, in 1947, opened the 1st King Soopers supermarket in Arvada. From this one small industry grew an empire of greater than a hundred King Soopers shops in Colorado. renowned radio character Irv Brown is called �Denver�s go-to man� for activities speak. Brown coached at Arvada highschool throughout the Nineteen Sixties, best the Redskins to ten convention soccer titles and one nation championship. And two-time Cy younger Award�winner Roy Halladay honed his baseball talents in Arvada as a adolescence. The beginning pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies graduated from Arvada West highschool in 1995. From Louis Ralston�s discovery of gold in 1850 alongside the creek that bears his identify, to the current day sprawling suburb, Arvada�s humans have helped make the city a jewel of the Centennial State.

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Insiders' Guide®: San Antonio in Your Pocket: Your Guide to by Paris Permenter,John Bigley

By Paris Permenter,John Bigley

Insiders' consultant on your Pocket is a brand new sequence of miniguides that distill the simplest of the depended on Insiders' advisor® sequence into easy-to-use, moveable, fast references—each with popout® maps and special listings on resorts, eating places, and points of interest, in addition to prompt itineraries. via precise insiders, they provide a private and useful viewpoint that readers in all places have come to grasp and love from Insiders' courses. the basic new resource for easy-access trip details for a few of America's so much attractive locations, those courses are only correct for a day or a weekend's fun.
• popout® maps
• Full-color inside, in a hugely moveable, five 1/8 x three 3/4 trim size
• the interior scoop on well known zone attractions
• the place to devour, store, play, and stay
• Arts & cultural activities

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New Jersey's Coastal Heritage: A Guide by Mark Di Ionno

By Mark Di Ionno

Most humans see the Jersey Shore as sunlight, sand, and surf . . . and hours in bumper-to-bumper site visitors at the backyard country limited-access highway. yet theres a lot extra to the Shore! Long sooner than the 1st resort, miniature golfing variety, and leisure pier have been outfitted, explorers, sailors, and settlers have been interested in New Jerseys coast and left their mark upon it.

In this booklet, Mark Di Ionno invitations you to affix him in getting to know New Jerseys wealthy and sundry coastal history. Hell take you on a own journey to discover the Sandy Hook Lighthouse and Spermaceti Cove Station, respect offbeat collections of saltwater taffy containers and sand paintings in Atlantic urban, spend a day at Brigantine and resolve the legend of Captain Kidd, wonder on the abilities of Tuckertons boatbuilders, observe New Jerseys personal model of the Boston Tea occasion in Greenwich, and locate idea at Ocean Grove, a Methodist assembly place.

Organized via county and amply illustrated with images and maps, the courses entries supply instructions and data approximately hours, courses, and accessibility, and, exceptionally, vigorous descriptions of the neighborhood heritage and cultural traditions that make each one position distinct. Di Ionno comprises many websites at the nationwide Park companies Coastal history path, yet roves past the path to focus on a bunch of different tremendous museums, constructions, byways, and landmarks that may now not be included into the professional trail.

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Elwha: A River Reborn by Lynda Mapes,Steve Ringman,Lynda V. Mapes

By Lynda Mapes,Steve Ringman,Lynda V. Mapes

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A compelling exploration of 1 of the biggest dam elimination tasks within the world—and the efforts to save lots of a gorgeous Northwest ecosystem

* Co-published with The Seattle Times

* a hundred twenty five colour photos, together with infrequent ancient images

* Dam removing began in September 2011 whereas recovery paintings maintains today

In the autumn of 2011, the Times used to be to be had while a Montana contractor got rid of the 1st items from concrete dams at the Elwha River which cuts in the course of the Olympic diversity. It used to be the start of the most important dam removing venture ever undertaken in North America—one dam used to be 2 hundred ft tall—and the beginning of an remarkable try to repair a complete atmosphere. greater than 70 miles of the Elwha and its tributaries path from the mountain headwaters to clamming shorelines at the Strait of Juan de Fuca. via interviews, box paintings, archival and old learn, and photojournalism, The Seattle Times has explored and mentioned at the dam removing, the Elwha atmosphere, its industrialization, and now its renewal. Elwha: A River Reborn relies on those function articles.

Richly illustrated with beautiful photos, in addition to old pictures, photos, and a map, Elwha tells the interwoven tales of this zone. Meet the decrease Elwha Klallam tribe, who anxiously anticipate the go back of well known salmon runs savored over the generations within the tales in their elders. realize the biologists and engineers who're bringing the dams down and laying the plan for renewal, together with an exceptional revegetation attempt that might ultimately hide greater than seven hundred acres of mudflats.

When the dam began to come down in Fall 2011—anticipated for greater than twenty years due to the fact Congress handed the Elwha recovery Act—it used to be the start of a $350 million undertaking saw around the globe. Elwha: A River Reborn is inspiring and instructive, a victorious tale of position, humans, and setting striving to come back together.

Winner of the Nautilus Awards 2014 "Better Books for a greater international" Silver Award!

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Sacred Sites of Native Americans of the Southwest: Paintings by Patricia Waldygo

By Patricia Waldygo

half pilgrimage and half travelogue, this ebook of work portrays twelve websites thought of sacred through local American tribes of the Southwestern usa. The portray sequence initially titled "Sacred websites of the Indigenous Peoples of the Southwest" was once conceived by means of Patricia Waldygo and funded through a supply from the Ludwig Vogelstein origin. The supply paid for artwork provides and her shuttle charges to a number of the sites.

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Little Minnesota in World War II: The Stories Behind 140 by Jill A. Johnson

By Jill A. Johnson

in the course of global conflict II, a complete of one hundred sixty five males from Minnesota’s smallest cities gave their lives for our state. numerous have been presented the prestigious carrier move, exclusive Flying pass, Silver celebrity, and Bronze celebrity. All acquired the award nobody sought after: the pink center. such a lot in their tales have by no means been advised publicly. Little Minnesota in international conflict II, by means of Jill A. Johnson and Deane L. Johnson, honors those courageous males from the smallest rural cities. From John Emery (who died December 7, 1941, on board the USS Arizona) to Herman Thelander (who was once misplaced within the Bermuda Triangle, a secret unsolved to this day), this certain publication lets you event the struggle via own money owed of the boys and their households. With photographs from the warfare, scans of tangible letters, magazine excerpts, and family members thoughts, this distinctive e-book brings historical past to lifestyles and should make you are feeling prouder than ever to be Minnesotan.

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Paddling the Pascagoula by Ernest Herndon,Scott B. Williams

By Ernest Herndon,Scott B. Williams

Science journal describes the Pascagoula River of southeast Mississippi because the final unaltered huge river process within the reduce forty eight states and southern Canada. alongside its banks and watershed 600,000 acres of public lands--wildlife administration parts, nationwide wooded area, desolate tract parts, nationwide flora and fauna refuges, Nature Conservancy preserves--ensure the construction of an important typical river procedure.

To discover this sanctum, authors Ernest Herndon and Scott B. Williams traveled its complete 200-plus mile size by way of canoe and sea kayak, respectively. each one floated certainly one of significant tributaries, Herndon taking the Leaf, Williams the Chickasawhay. They then met at the major Pascagoula and persisted directly to the Gulf Coast. alongside the best way the 2 observed alligators and ospreys, conservationists and reliable ole boys. They ran rapids and explored swamps, dodged logjams and investigated attainable pollutants assets.

Herndon and Williams introduced huge talents and adventure to their trip. Herndon has long gone on backcountry journeys to areas as far-flung as Papua New Guinea and Alaska, whereas Williams paddled his sea kayak solo down the Mississippi and around the Caribbean. jointly they have canoed and kayaked everywhere in the South in addition to in distant elements of significant the US. either agree the Pascagoula basin is without doubt one of the such a lot interesting outside locations they've got skilled.

The publication provides the armchair explorer a shiny feeling of what it might be prefer to flow this excellent river and offers a wealth of knowledge approximately what makes it specified and the issues that threaten it.

Ernest HerndonÊis a employees author for the Enterprise-Journal in McComb, Mississippi, and is the writer of a number of books. See the author's website at www.ernestherndon.com. Scott B. Williams is a woodworker, boat chippie, and freelance author established in Jackson, Mississippi. See the author's site at www.scottbwilliams.com.

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