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The Natural History of Raleigh

80 pp 8/12 x 11 stapled trade paper with hand-laid paper cover printed with block image and letterpress. $15.00  ISBN 978-0-929170-17-6

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Also available at Quail Ridge Books and So&So Books in Raleigh

The Natural History of Raleigh contains 16 chapters and 30 illustrations that depict nature lore and potential nature adventures inside or near the Beltline. Written by Paper Plant publisher John Dancy-Jones, a Raleigh native and retired environmental educator.

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Field Guide to the Piedmont: The Natural Habitats of AmericaÕs Most Lived-in Region, From New York City to Montgomery, Alabama (Chapel Hill Books)

Field Guide to the Piedmont is a magnificent, vividly described journey through the Piedmont, a unique ecosystem which stretches from the Hudson River Palisades to the Georgia plateau. The theme of succession dominates and illuminates the book, while Godfrey’s literary descriptions of the landscapes reads like a Southern, landlocked Melville. I have used this book as my guide to understanding the ecology of where I live – a fundmental gift, and thank you, Michael Godfrey. I write about this at RaleighNaturalist.com. I highly recommend this book.