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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking : Tom Brown's Field Guides - Tom Brown

Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Tom Brown's Field Guides

By: Tom Brown

Paperback Published: 1st December 1988
ISBN: 9780425099667
Number Of Pages: 282
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to Earth.

This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature, and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty and bounty of the wilderness.

• How to restore to our senses all the amazing powers stolen away by civilization
• How to move as silently as the Native American scouts
• How to spot and identify the tracks of a vast variety of animals
• How to find humas lost in the wilderness

TOM BROWN'S FIELD GUIDES: America's most popular nature reference books, Tom Brown's bestselling field guides are specially designed for both beginners and experienced explorers. Fully illustrated and comprehensive, each volume includes practical information, time-tested nature skills, and exciting new ways to rediscover the earth around us.

Introductionp. 11
Nature Observationp. 15
Pathways to Naturep. 17
Fine-tuning the Sensesp. 35
Seeing More in Naturep. 35
Listening to Nature's Voicesp. 48
Appreciating Natural Smellsp. 53
Touch the Earthp. 55
Feeding the Taste Budsp. 57
The Power of Blindfoldingp. 58
Combining the Sensesp. 59
Toward a Deeper Awarenessp. 63
Movement and Camouflagep. 89
Animal Trackingp. 107
Tracking Attitudesp. 109
Identifying the Trackp. 117
Fundamentalsp. 117
Animal Tracks and Habitsp. 136
Animal Highways and Signsp. 187
Large-scale Signsp. 187
Medium-scale Signsp. 195
Small-scale Signsp. 205
Reading Pressure Releasesp. 209
"Aging" Tracks and Signsp. 227
Reading and Following Tracksp. 239
Search Trackingp. 251
Conclusionp. 265
Appendixp. 267
Indexp. 273
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780425099667
ISBN-10: 0425099660
Series: Tom Brown's Field Guides
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st December 1988
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32

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