Exploring the Big Woods: A Guide to the Last Great Forest of by Matthew D. Moran

By Matthew D. Moran

Exploring the large Woods: A advisor to the final nice wooded area of japanese Arkansas is either a traditional historical past and a advisor to 1 of the final remnants of Mississippi bottomland woodland, an atmosphere that after stretched from southern Illinois to the Gulf Coast.

Crossed through the White River and its tributaries, which periodically flood and unencumber foodstuff, the large Woods is among the few locations within the Mississippi River Valley the place this life-giving flood cycle persists. accordingly, it's domestic to an strange abundance of animals and plants.

Immense cypresses, hickories, sweetgums, oaks, and sycamores; hundreds of thousands of migrating waterfowl; significant surroundings; and the complicated courting among people and nature are all to be chanced on here.

Exploring the massive Woods will introduce readers to the normal good points, vegetation, animals, and mountain climbing and canoeing trails going deep into the forests and swamps of this infrequent and lovely average resource.

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