Living on the Edge
A guide to Tide Pool Animals, Seaweeds, and Seaside Plants
by Ruth Gortner Grierson and Thomas F. Vining
81/2" x 11" — 150 pages — descriptions and color photographs of 70+ organisms and habitats
About the authors:
Ruth Gortner Grierson is the weekly nature columnist for the Mount Desert Islander, a weekly newspaper, as well as a freelance nature writer for more than 50 years. She has authored five natural history books including Wildlife Watching on Mount Desert Island, the home of Acadia National Park. She is a violin/fiddle performer and active participant in musical activities on Mount Desert Island, Maine.
Thomas F. Vining has enjoyed a lifelong love of natural history. He is a former seasonal interpretive ranger at Acadia National Park and has earned a botany degree at the University of Maine in Orono.
You may purchase the book at any of the following locations …
George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History (College of the Atlantic)
105 Eden Street
Gulf of Maine Books
134 Maine Street
Winters Work / Island Yarns
The Naturalist’s Notebook
Southwest Harbor Public Library
338 Main Street
Southwest Harbor / Tremont Chamber of Commerce
329 Main Street (Harbor House)
Bass Harbor Memorial Library
West Tremont (temporary location)
… or you may order the book directly from the publisher.
Each book is $26.00. Shipping (via U. S. Postal Service) within the U.S. is $5.00 for one book. Postage for each additional book sent at the same time to the same place is $1.00. Maine residents will be charged 5.5% sales tax.
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