Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Conference

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Event date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India Street
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226272290
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 25th, 2015

In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be too late.

Tracks & Sign of Insects & Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811736244
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Published: Stackpole Books - March 15th, 2010

2012 Choice Magazine academic book award winner (zoology) The first-ever reference to the sign left by insects and other North American invertebrates includes descriptions and almost 1,000 color photos of tracks, egg cases, nests, feeding signs, galls, webs, burrows, and signs of predation. Identification is made to the family level, sometimes to the genus or species.