Observing Nature by Canoe and Kayak (Paperback)

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Through the pages of Observing Nature by Canoe and Kayak, renowned naturalist and award-winning photographer and educator Michael Runtz takes readers on a journey like no other, exploring the living treasures of diverse ecosystems from the vantage point of your canoe or kayak.

Allow Runtz's expert guidance to steer you through Northeastern waterways, as he weaves his extensive knowledge with a deep passion for the residents of the natural world. With every paddle stroke, a new realm of life, color and wonder is revealed.

In this portable, pick-up-and-read field guide, more than 350 species of flora and fauna are beautifully captured in full-color photographs. In addition to the larger, more recognizable species encountered along waterways, Observing Nature by Canoe and Kayak also highlights lesser-known plants and animals, such as Sedges and Freshwater Sponges often overlooked by paddlers.

Whether you're an experienced naturalist, long-time paddler or curious newcomer, Observing Nature by Canoe and Kayak profiles many of the plants and animals that inhabit the waterways, marshes and shorelines of the Northeast.

Let this book enrich your outing by canoe or kayak

About the Author

Michael Runtz, a revered Canadian naturalist, photographer and author, has dedicated his life to nature. With a lifelong passion for birdwatching, he's conducted vital surveys on diverse species, from peregrine falcons to king rails. His bestselling books Dam Builders: The Natural History of Beavers and their Ponds, Algonquin Wild and An Explorer's Guide to Algonquin Park mirror his deep connection to wildlife. As the host of the television show Wild in Nature, he brought the outdoors into countless homes. Based in Huntsville, Ontario, Runtz continues his role as a prominent naturalist and advocate for the environment.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780228104681
ISBN-10: 0228104688
Publisher: Firefly Books
Publication Date: May 15th, 2024
Pages: 360
Language: English