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Discovering Alabama Wetlands

By: Doug Phillips

128 pages, 100 col illus

University of Alabama Press

Hardback | Oct 2002 | #133475 | ISBN: 0817311718
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Celebrates Alabama's abundant habitats of streams, rivers, lakes, swamps, bogs, bottomlands, and bays. Philips and photographer Robert Falls illustrate the natural beauty of these ecosystems and explain the vital role they play in filtering toxins and sediment from groundwater, nourishing aquifers, and preventing flooding.

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Doug Phillips is Coordinator for Environmental Information and Education with the Alabama Museum of Natural History and producer of the award-winning Public Television series Discovering Alabama. Robert P. Falls Sr. is a professional photographer specializing in wildlife and nature whose work has been featured in many national publications and whose book Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashore was published by Globe Pequot in 2001. Edward O. Wilson is Curator in Entomology and Mellon Professor of the Sciences Emeritus at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize - winning author of several books, including Biophilia and The Diversity of Life.

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