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The Wild Coast
The Wild Coast

Exploring the Natural Attractions of the Mid-Atlantic

Badger, Curtis J.

The Eastern corridor of the United States may be notorious for overdevelopment, but Curtis J. Badger offers a challenge in his The Wild Coast: Exploring the Natural Attractions...


Sugarloaf
Sugarloaf

The Mountain's History, Geology, and Natural Lore

Choukas-Bradley, Melanie

Listen for the calls of nesting ravens and warblers, watch the growth of wild geranium and black cohosh, and savor the first autumn blush in the tupelo trees. Revel, as did...


West with the Rise
West with the Rise

Fly-fishing across America

Barilla, James

The first book to follow a fly-fishing trip from coast to coast, West with the Rise is James Barilla's account of a solitary journey that begins in New England and ends...


An Illustrated Guide to Eastern Woodland Wildflowers and Trees
An Illustrated Guide to Eastern Woodland Wildflowers and Trees

350 Plants Observed at Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland

Choukas-Bradley, Melanie

A thorough yet user-friendly companion to the authors’ popular paperback Sugarloaf: The Mountain’s History, Geology, and Natural Lore—both books are the result of a ten-year...


Wild Flowers of Tidewater Virginia
Wild Flowers of Tidewater Virginia
Gupton, Oscar Wand, Swope, Fred C.

The design of this book is to furnish information with which the plants can be identified without resorting to technical language or requiring that the structure of plant parts...


The Science of Fly-Fishing
The Science of Fly-Fishing
Ulanski, Stanley

The foundations of fly-fishing history, literature, and mechanics are firmly anchored in the disciplines of science, yet until now there has been no comprehensive work that...


Fishing the Roanoke Valley
Fishing the Roanoke Valley

An Angler's Guide

Smith, M. W.

With easy access to the Roanoke and James Rivers, Carvins Cove Reservoir and Smith Mountain Lake, and the many other streams and lakes in Bedford, Botetourt, Franklin, Henry,...


Outdoors Year Round
Outdoors Year Round

A Guide to Fishing and Hunting in Coastal Virginia and North Carolina

Ausband, Stephen Conrad

To the west is a stretch of Interstate 95 running from the D.C. suburbs to the South Carolina state line. To the east is the Atlantic Ocean. What lies in between, a four-...


Virginia's Hunting Guide
Virginia's Hunting Guide
Gooch, Bob

This valuable guide provides Virginia hunters with detailed information on the various public hunting lands in the state, including character of the terrain, game species...


Lake Fishing in Virginia
Lake Fishing in Virginia
Gooch, Bob

Lake Brittle, Gardy’s Millpond, Powhatan Ponds, Keokee Lake, Lake Shenandoah... The number of lakes that offer great fishing in Virginia is substantial, from 3-acre Phelps Pond...


Fishing Virginia's Highlands
Fishing Virginia's Highlands

An Angler's Guide

Smith, M. W.

Rich in angling lore, the secluded lakes and rivers of Virginia’s Highlands offer some of the best trout and smallmouth bass fishing found anywhere in the state. From the...


Virginia Fishing Guide
Virginia Fishing Guide
Gooch, Bob

In this second edition of Bob Gooch’s Virginia Fishing Guide, M. W. Smith offers an updated version of a classic work of Virginia outdoor literature. Providing a new...


Schooling and Riding the Sport Horse
Schooling and Riding the Sport Horse

A Modern American Hunter/Jumper System

Cronin, Paul D.

A protégé of the legendary Vladimir S. Littauer and for more than thirty years director of the riding program at Sweet Briar College, Paul D. Cronin is a well-known and highly...


Enjoying Virginia Outdoors
Enjoying Virginia Outdoors

A Guide to Wildlife Management Areas

Gooch, Bob

Most outdoor enthusiasts in Virginia have hiked, camped, paddled, hunted, or fished in the state's many parks, refuges, and other public lands, from the barrier islands to the...


Fishing the Greenbrier Valley
Fishing the Greenbrier Valley

An Angler's Guide

Smith, M. W.

While sparsely populated, the Greenbrier Valley is home to some of the richest outdoor recreation resources in the mid-Atlantic. Boasting a combination of unspoiled backcountry...


A Naturalist's Guide to the Virginia Coast
A Naturalist's Guide to the Virginia Coast
Badger, Curtis J.

As Curtis Badger will tell you, "Being a good naturalist has more to do with being an enthusiastic observer than traveling to distant places. It is more a matter of curiosity...


Guide to the Geology and Natural History of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Spencer, Edgar W.

As you travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike the Appalachian Trail, or visit the national and state parks scattered throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, you will encounter...


City of Trees
City of Trees

The Complete Field Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C., Third Edition

Choukas-Bradley, Melanie, Alexander, Polly

Washington, D.C., boasts more than three hundred species of trees from America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, and City of Trees has been the authoritative guide for locating,...


A Natural History of Quiet Waters
A Natural History of Quiet Waters

Swamps and Wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic Coast

Badger, Curtis J.

Although swamps today are recognized as one of the richest and most prolific natural systems on Earth, they have long held a mysterious and tenuous place in America’s history...


Virginia's Wild Side
Virginia's Wild Side

50 Outdoor Adventures from the Mountains to the Ocean

Badger, Curtis J.

Fair warning to all of Virginia’s couch potatoes: Curtis Badger has compiled such an engaging and refreshingly unconventional treasury of outdoor adventures that you may be...


Fishing the Shenandoah Valley
Fishing the Shenandoah Valley

An Angler's Guide

Smith, M. W.

The Shenandoah Valley is famous for its role in Civil War history and for its great natural beauty. But there is something else: it is a tremendous place to fish. Fishing...


Seashore Chronicles
Seashore Chronicles

Three Centuries of the Virginia Barrier Island

Barnes, Brooks M., Truitt, Barry R.

ASSATEAGUE, Chincoteague, Parramore, Smith's, Hog, Wallop's: The names of Virginia's isolated barrier islands evoke their beauty and wildness, their dynamic ecology. Drawing...


Snakes of Virginia
Snakes of Virginia
Linzey, Donald W., Clifford, Michael

The classic field guide to snakes found in the Old Dominion, now available in paperback.