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Nature at Your Doorstep: A Nature Trails Book

Nature at Your Doorstep: A Nature Trails Book (Hardback)

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With John and Gloria Tveten as your guides, even a walk across an empty lot can turn into a memorable lesson in the abundance of life.For more than two decades, the Tvetens' weekly "Nature Trails" column in the "Houston Chronicle" introduced readers to the miracles of nature that surround them every day. "Nature at Your Doorstep" gathers in one volume some of the best of these columns. With original drawings by John Tveten, they reveal the bounty of plants and animals that live within the familiar surroundings of home and region.In addition to neighborhood flowers, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians, "Nature at your Doorstep" focuses on a particular love of John Tveten's - insects. From butterflies and beetles to mosquitoes and moths, the "six-legged horde" receives admiring treatment. With the Tvetens' intimate and knowledgeable descriptions, you are sure to begin viewing the nature at your doorstep in a whole new way.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsThe countryside, country life Publisher: Texas A & M University Press Publication Date: 04/08/2008 ISBN-13: 9781603440363  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JOHN TVETEN and GLORIA TVETEN are veteran Texas naturalists, writers, and photographers. For more than three decades, their articles and photographs have appeared in a wide variety of magazines and books. Residents of Baytown, they are frequent speakers and field trip leaders at nature and birding festivals throughout the state and nation.

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