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Entries from August 30th, 2012

Strong book recommendation for avid hikers

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off on Strong book recommendation for avid hikers · books

Wilderness and the American Mind: Fourth Edition, by Roderick Frazier Nash Wilderness is so much more than an encouragement for environmentalists; it seems to me to be a must-read for all lovers of the hiking trail. Book description (Amazon) Roderick Nash’s classic study of America’s changing attitudes toward wilderness has received wide acclaim since its […]

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Red-shouldered hawk: Radnor Lake, Nashville

August 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on Red-shouldered hawk: Radnor Lake, Nashville · bird identification

During today‚Äôs hike, Steve D. and I were treated to a close-up viewing of a previously injured Red-shouldered hawk (a broken left wing, I believe) now being raised by the staff at Radnor Lake in Nashville, Tennessee. “Red” — Red is my nickname for the redheaded park ranger girl I see more often than any […]

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