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Nature obscura : a city's hidden natural world / Kelly Brenner.

By: Brenner, Kelly [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, [2020]Description: 206 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1680512072; 9781680512076.Subject(s): Urban ecology (Biology) | Urban animalsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: No title; Nature obscura.DDC classification: 577.5/6 LOC classification: QH541.5.C6 | B743 2020Summary: "With wonder and a sense of humor, Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look. Through explorations of a rich, varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature that exists in the middle of a city. In her hometown of Seattle, which has plowed down hills, cut through the land to connect fresh- and saltwater, and paved over much of the rest, she exposes a diverse range of often unnoticed creatures. 'Nature Obscura' explores the species that inhabit the urban environment across the four seasons"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-206).

"With wonder and a sense of humor, Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look. Through explorations of a rich, varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature that exists in the middle of a city. In her hometown of Seattle, which has plowed down hills, cut through the land to connect fresh- and saltwater, and paved over much of the rest, she exposes a diverse range of often unnoticed creatures. 'Nature Obscura' explores the species that inhabit the urban environment across the four seasons"-- Provided by publisher.

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