field guide to Cornell"s natural areas on and near campus

by Nancy L. Ostman

Publisher: Cornell University in Ithaca, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 40 Downloads: 153
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Subjects:

  • Cornell Plantations.,
  • Cornell Plantations -- Maps.,
  • Cornell University -- Maps.,
  • Natural areas -- New York (State) -- Tompkins County.,
  • Natural areas -- New York (State) -- Tompkins County -- Maps.

Edition Notes

Accompanying map in pocket.

Other titlesCornell"s natural areas on and near campus
StatementNancy L. Ostman and F. Robert Wesley.
GenreMaps.
ContributionsWesley, F. Robert., Cornell Plantations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLD1375.C6 O88 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22440124M

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The companion to the new guide, A Field Guide to Cornell's Off-Campus Natural Areas, was published in and describes 17 natural sites in or near Tompkins County.

Both guides include directions and information about access and are illustrated with line drawings of plants typical of the natural areas. We designed this book to guide naturalists through these treasures and to help faculty and students from Cornell and other educational institutions select the most appropriate sites for field classes and research." The guide covers tracts as near to campus as Renwick Slope in Cayuga Heights and Monkey Run on Fall Creek and as distant as Carter.

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