A Seasonal Natural History of the Southern Appalachians
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Subject: Nature | University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78E+12
eBook ISBN: 9780807898260
Within the region's roughly 35 million acres, extending from north Georgia through the Carolinas to northern Virginia, exists a mosaic of habitats, each fostering its own unique natural community. Stories of the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachians are intertwined with descriptions of the seasons, giving readers a glimpse into the interlinked rhythms of nature, from daily and yearly cycles to long-term geological changes. Residents and visitors to Great Smoky Mountains or Shenandoah National Parks, the Blue Ridge Parkway, or any of the national forests or other natural attractions within the region will welcome this appealing introduction to its ecological wonders.