Woodswoman: A Young Ecologist's Life in the Log Cabin She Built Herself in the Adirondack Wilderness

By: LaBastille, Anne

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Binder's copy - boards loose from text block, page ridge faintly foxed. Jacket lightly toned. 1976 Hard Cover. vi, 277 pages. Numerous photographs. The ecologist author recounts the circumstances, conditions, and rewards of her life in an isolated log cabin in New York State's Adirondack wilderness. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne LaBastille, author of Woodswoman, Beyond Black Bear Lake, Woodswoman III, Woodswoman IV, Assignment:Wildlife, and Women of the Wilderness, is a noted ecologist as well. She has been honored by the National Wildlife Federation and the Explorers Club for her pioneering work in wildlife ecology both in the United States and in Guatemala. She has been a contributing writer to the Sierra Club, and National Geographic as well as many other magazines. She has written more than 150 published articles, given workshops and lectures for over forty years and served on many conservation organizations in the Adirondack Mountains of New York where she owns land and built a cabin around 1965. Though she realized the need to buy lumber and hire help for the first, she built her second cabin with local wood herself. She was also a certified New York State Guide. LaBastille travelled around the world and worked with many organizations to study and alleviate the destructive effects of acid rain on lakes and wildlife. LaBastille has also written five children's books. In 1994, she received the Roger Tory Peterson Award for National Nature Educator and in 1993, she was awarded a Gold Medal from the Society of Woman Geographers. She has an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Ripon College, Wisconsin. Other books by Anne LaBastille include Mama Poc, the Wilderness World of Anne LaBastille and Jaguar Totem. LaBastille is also a noted wildlife photographer and her work has appeared in many nature publications.

Title: Woodswoman: A Young Ecologist's Life in the Log Cabin She Built Herself in the Adirondack Wilderness

Author: LaBastille, Anne

Categories: Signed, Biography, Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2207558

Keywords: ECOLOGY BIOGRAPHY ECOLOGIST WILDERNESS ADIRONDACKS MOUNTAINS HILLS LOG CABIN ADVENTURE,