Wildsam Field Guides Yellowstone

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Wildsam Field Guides: Yellowstone explores our first national park and the lands that surround it: a trove of American history and one of the world's most vital natural habitats. Insight from local experts, guides and scientists reveals profound volcanic forces, America's greatest bison herds, wolfpacks, and a human story stretching back thousands of years. From famed geysers to deep backcountry to lore-steeped Western characters, Wildsam Yellowstone wanders far through the place once called "Wonderland." Discover local stories, natural wonders and historic gems, including:Local intel for Yellowstone backcountry activities, trails, scenic views, geothermal wonders; A 3-day road trip itinerary to experience the best of the park; Hearty breakfast spots and outfitter recs to gear up for exploring; Best base camps for local art, craft brews, homemade pasta, vinyl browsing and quirky memorabilia; Stories from local voices including bison experts, fly fishing guides, astrobiologists, Indigenous historians, park rangers, writers and artists; Scientific surprises behind Grand Prismatic Springs, the park’s wolf packs, and Yellowstone’s mega volcano; Shamans, summer jobs, misadventures, buffalo soldiers, park architecture & more historical clips; andA legacy excerpt from author Jim Harrison Contributors include grizzly advocate and literary legend Doug Peacock, volcano expert Wendy Stoval, natural-world guide Ashea Mills, Wyoming memoirist Nina McConigley and wolf biologist Rick McIntyre among others.
ISBN: 9781467199100
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: Wyoming
Series: WildSam National Parks
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 4.2 (w) x 6.5 (h)
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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