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Life Along the Delaware Bay: Cape May, Gateway to a Million Shorebirds

delaware bay lifeJoanna Burger, Larry Niles, Amanda Dey, Jan Van De Kam

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Rivergate Books

Date Published: 2012

ISBN-10: 081355246X

Description: The Delaware Bay is the second largest and most diverse bay on the East Coast. It has a rich cultural history, has played an important role in the region’s commerce and tourism, and has spectacular and vital natural resources. Birdwatchers gather along its shores to watch the spectacle of thousands of spawning horseshoe crabs, the dense flocks of migrant shorebirds, the fall hawk migration, and the huge migration of monarch butterflies. Life Along the Delaware Bay focuses on the area as an ecosystem, the horseshoe crab as a keystone species within that system, and the crucial role that the bay plays in the migratory ecology of shorebirds. An abundance of horseshoe crabs spawning on the Delaware Bay beaches results in an abundance of eggs brought to the surface, providing a source of high-quality food and bringing hundreds of thousands of shorebirds to the bay to forage in late May and early June. A dramatic decline in horseshoe crabs has resulted in a rapid and dramatic decline in birds, particularly the red knot. This decline has sounded an alarm throughout the world, prompting a host of biologists to converge on the bay each spring, to understand the biology and conservation of red knots and other shorebirds.

The Northern Pine Snake

pine snakeBinding: Softcover

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York

Date Published: 2011

ISBN-10: 161209452X

Description: At the northern limit of their range, the Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus) is listed as a threatened species by the state of New Jersey. They occur in the southern portion of the state in an area known as the Pine Barrens, where they are isolated from other conspecifics much farther south in Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and the Carolinas. The major threat that Pine Snakes face throughout their range is habitat loss. Measures to protect Pine Snakes are discussed in this book, particularly habitat protection, enhancement of known nesting areas, construction of hibernacula and protection of nesting and hibernation habitats from off-road vehicles

Language: English

Stakeholders and Scientists: Achieving Implementable Solutions to Energy and Environmental Issues

stakeholders and scintistsBinding: Hardcover

Publisher: Springer, New York, New York.

Date Published: 2011

ISBN: 978-1-4419-8812-1

Description: Science and Stakeholders provides a conceptual framework for stakeholder involvement, followed by case studies to explore how to integrate and collaborate among diverse stakeholders and communities to solve environmental and energy-related problems. Stakeholder participation should result in more transparent and acceptable solutions that protect both human and ecological health. Many of the chapters are about place-based environmental management, but all of the chapters deal with how stakeholders have improved (or failed to improve) decision-making processes. The final chapters discuss the role of communication and the media, and a synthesis of stakeholder participation

Language: English

The Northern Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus) in New Jersey: Its Life History, Behavior and Conservation.

Animals in Towns and Cities (Redington Field Guides to Biological Interactions)

animals in towns and citiesBinding: Softcover

Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

Date Published: 1998

ISBN-13: 9780787254704

ISBN: 0787254703

Description: Fine. 0787254703. "Increasingly, in our urbanized society, we have come to think of nature as existing somewhere else, in faraway wilderness areas...information on many diverse organisms, from ants to alligators, from bats to bullfrogs, and from wild turkeys to woodchucks...."; 8vo; 679 pp.

Languages: English

Alibris ID: 8222377626

Stakeholders and Scientists: Achieving Implementable Solutions to Energy and Environmental Issues. J. Burger, editor

Biology of Marine Birds

Biologyofmarine BirdsEdited by E.A. Schreiber and Joanna Burger

CRC Press 2001.

Schreiber; Elizabeth A Burger; Joanna

ISBN/ISSN: 0849398827

Published: 8/14/2001

Price: $79.95

Oil Spills

oil spillsby J. Burger

Rutgers University Press (1997)

25 Nature Spectacles in New Jersey

25 nature spectaclesAuthor:Joanna Burger and Michael Gochfeld

Subject: New Jersey/Mid-Atlantic/Environment & Ecology/Recreation

Cloth ISBN: 0-8135-2791-0

Paperback ISBN: 0-8135-2766-X

Pages: 272 pp., 100 b&w illus., 3 maps

Description: A guidebook to the 25 most impressive nature spectacles in New Jersey organized by season to ensure the best viewing

TO OBTAIN: Call Rutgers Univ. Press 1 800 446-9323

A Naturalist Along The Jersey Shore

Naturalistby Joanna Burger

Rutgers University Press (1996)

TO OBTAIN: Call Rutgers Univ. Press 1 800 446-9323

Author: Joanna Burger

Subject: New Jersey and Regional Studies

Paper ISBN: 0-8135-2300-1

Pages: 287 pp. 100 line drawings

Description: A literary trip along the Jersey Shore.

Whispers in the Pines

whisperPrice: $22.95

Subtitle: A Naturalist in the Northeast

Author: Joanna Burger

Subject: New Jersey and the Region/Ecology and Environmental/Natural History

Paper ISBN 0-8135-3794-0

Cloth ISBN 0-8135-3877-7

Pages: 352 pp. 91 b&w illus

Visual Guide to Birds

birds visualPublisher: Firefly Books

Pages: 304

Publication Date: 9/12/2006

Trim Size: 9 1/4" x 9 1/4" x 1 1/4"

Notes: over 650 color photographs, illustrations and diagrams, factfiles, glossary, index

ISBN: 1554071771 hardcover with jacket Price in U.S.: $ 29.95

Rights Held: Canadian and US rights Price in Canada: $ 29.95

Library of Congress #: QL673.B86 2006 Dewey #: 598

BISAC Headings: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching (NAT004000)

SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology (SCI070040)