A City's Hidden Natural WorldeBook - 2020
"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"--
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Mountaineers Books, 
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource data file,rda
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From Library Staff
Local author and naturalist Brenner explores the complex micro-habitats that exist in urban landscapes, and highlights creatures and plants most of us overlook. You’ll see a puddle or a patch of moss differently after reading this absorbing book.