Wild New York: A Celebration of Our State's Natural Beauty Charles
Brumley, author/ Bill McKibben, foreword/ Carl Heilman II, photographer
York State is an incredibly diverse state. There are seashores, waterways,
mountains, lakes, parks, preserves, and the largest wilderness area east
of the Mississippi River. A number of these contain features that are
unique in the eastern United States, and a few have worldwide significance.
From the wonder of Niagara Falls, the nations' first
state park, to the seals along the ocean shores at Montauk, New York contains
almost every type of natural landscape found in the US.
Wild New York celebrates the unique natural beauty and spirit of
New York in all its wondrous glory. From rivers to beaches; wildflowers
to wildlife; mountain peaks to wetland preserves; the spectacular photography
of Carl Heilman II and the engaging narrative of Charles Brumley bring
our vast and varied state to life.
Chapters include - The Hudson River Valley and Southern
Mountains; The Adirondacks and Tug Hill Plateau; Niagara Falls, The Great
Lakes and St. Lawrence; Chauttaqua - Alleghany Gorges and Western Mountains;
The Finger Lakes; Long Island; and New York City Preserves
Hardcover - $35.00 ~ 160 pages, published by Voyageur Press
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Adirondacks: Views of an American Wilderness
a canoe along a remote Adirondack shoreline... Enjoy the panoramic vista
from a High Peaks summit... Marvel at the orchids growing on the mat of
a primeval bog... Feel the sun's warmth as first light flows across the
landscape... Explore the diversity of the trails in the Adirondack foothills...
Revel in the simple beauty of the changing of the seasons...
The vast Adirondack Park contains the largest tracts of wilderness found
anywhere in the eastern United States. This special region, with it's
unique mix of both public and privately owned land, has been protected
since 1885 by the
New York State Constitution.
'Adirondacks', author and photographer, Carl Heilman II, has captured
a real sense of the Adirondack region with his spectacular imagery,
and evocative narrative. An eloquent introduction by best-selling
environmental author, Bill McKibben,
helps give a full perspective of the Park.
paperback book is signed and dated.