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Want to learn more about the world around you and what you can do to help conserve it? Check out these resources to help you identify the abundant life we share our space with and ways you can build deeper connections through art and activities.
"Caught by the River began as an idea, a vision and a daydream shared between friends one languid bankside spring afternoon.
It was conceived as an online meeting place for pursuits of a distinctly non-digital variety: walking, fishing, looking, thinking. Birdsong and beer. Adventure and poetry. Life’s small pleasures, in all their many flavours. It was – and still is – about stepping out of daily routines to re-engage with nature. Finding new rhythms. Being."
Reviewer Johannes (John) E. Riutta, provides in-depth reviews of new and recent natural history books. Not only is this site a great resource to keep up with new materials, it's also on of the best ways to stay in the know about the nature writers of our time.
Project Gutenberg offers over 58,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is the world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. BHL is revolutionizing global research by providing free, worldwide access to knowledge about life on Earth.
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