A naturalist's equivalent to the "Dangerous Book for Boys", this title will include tips on everything from beachcombing, snorkelling and building your own hedgehog hotel to tree climbing, natural foods and how to make traps for insects and mammals. This hands-on guide to enjoying nature is filled with practical advice on how to get involved with wildlife. It has a British/north European focus and will give ideas on wildlife-watching and other activities in different habitats, including coast, mountains, heathland, garden, wetland, woodland and farmland. Alongside the practical advice relating to bushcraft and survival are suggestions about how to get close to nature, for example through mountain-biking and climbing. It will carry an important conservation message.Biografía del autor:
Experienced naturalist Steve Backshall has studied wildlife for many years and has travelled extensively across the world to see creatures in their natural habitat. He began his presenting career on BBC TV's Really Wild Show, and is receiving increasing levels of exposure - he has fronted primetime wildlife documentaries and is currently a regular on BBC 1's The One Show. He has two big series due to air on the BBC and Discovery in 2009. Steve recently authored Venom for New Holland.
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