Guthrie, Ann, text. Foreword by Robert Bateman. Conclusion by Pat and Rosemarie Keough.
Title HALTON: RISING, WILD, AND BECKONING.
Publisher Conservation Halton Foundation, (Milton, Ontario, 1998).
Seller ID 22372
144 pp, oblong large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1550462863 Beautifully illustrated with color photographs and maps. Folding guide map laid-in. "...a guide to one of the most beautiful and diverse places in Ontario, the Halton watershed , which includes the world-renowned Niagara Escarpment, Carolinian forests, Lake Ontario shoreline, creeks, valleys and rich wetlands. The book features 160 spectacular photographs that show how these vital natural landscapes coexist with B u r l i n g t o n, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills and other communities in the watershed. More than 5,500 hectares of conservation lands protect the unique geological features and environmentally sensitive habitats in areas such as Hilton Falls, Cr aw fo rd L ak e, R at tlesnake Point, Bronte Creek Provincial Park and the Royal Botanical Gardens. From archaeological sites and a rare meromictic lake to the ancient cedars of Ontario's oldest growth forest, the watershed holds a treasure tr ove of fa sci nat ing pl ace s o f which even the most knowledgeable residents and visitors may not be aware..." Minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of spine, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+