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The natural history of Puget Sound country

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • Puget Sound Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-453) and index.

      StatementArthur R. Kruckeberg.
      SeriesA Weyerhaeuser environmental book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.W2 K78 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 468 p. :
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1859220M
      ISBN 100295970197
      LC Control Number90012368

      Vacationing in Puget Sound The Puget Sound area offers a rich variety of vacation, recreational and holiday pursuits including big-city life, island retreats, cozy bed and breakfasts, romantic country inns and first-class resorts. The water came to half the height of the willow sticks. Finally, as Northwesterners began to worry, as early as the s and s, about the depletion of runs of salmon in the region's streams, the development of hatcheries offered the hope that the reproduction of fish, too—like the production of sawmills and canneries—could be mechanized and thus increased. Logging and milling would remain the region's premier industry until another, bigger spurt of war-related manufacturing occurred during World War Two. The owners of the house, who led most day-to-day and ceremonial tasks, had their fire in a front corner away from doorway drafts. This comparative history of the two largest cities in the Pacific Northwest begins with the 19th century and continuing into the post-World War II period.

      At the same world's fair where Meany promoted the Evergreen State as a place of "inexhaustible" natural resources, the historian Frederick Jackson Turner talked about the closing of the American frontier. The first such boom, covering the early years of the city, rode on the lumber industry. Seattle is located between the saltwater Puget Sound an arm of the Pacific Ocean to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Chasan, Daniel Jack. Origins Archaeologists believe that the ancestors of today's Native Americans came to North America from Siberia, entering the Puget Sound region as the glaciers of the last ice age receded. Other related languages in the Salish family were spoken over a large part of the Northwest Coast and in some areas east of the Cascade Mountains.

      And I look forward to visiting the Kruckeberg Botanic Gardenanother legacy left by him and his wife. Seattle has risen several times economically, then gone into precipitous decline, but it has typically used those periods to rebuild solid infrastructure. When the leader has guessed both of the unmarked bones, they are thrown to his team. On the west side of the Cascade Mountains, two large ice lobes covered what is now called the Puget Lowlands. But, as a biologist, Bob wanted a study system that he could more easily manipulate. Fur traders came over the next several decades, bringing with them new trade goods which were incorporated into day-to-day Lushootseed life.


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The natural history of Puget Sound country book

The way Lushootseed people talked about their houses revealed these connections. The song is accompanied by a drumbeat. The waterway is a complex and intricate system of channels, inlets, estuaries, embayments and islands. Stationed outside Seattle, the Hooverville housed thousands of men but very very few children and no women.

The San Juan Islands were formed. Looking north up Fifth Avenue from Virginia Street. I occasionally meet older folks who were students in UW Botany back in the day, and they rave about their time in the field with Art in this class.

Many beaches about the Sound display glacial erraticsrendered more prominent than those in coastal woodland solely by their exposed position; submerged glacial erratics sometimes cause hazards to navigation.

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Tweet Land formations in Washington and the Pacific Northwest were a result of millions of years of changes in weather conditions and the environment.

Contains many nice images but has uneven analysis. Larson, Suzanne. For a man of his age, he maintained excellent physical health, and his mind remained as sharp as ever even as his body aged. The water came to half the height of the willow sticks.

Swinomish potlatch house, Lushootseed houses also reflected relationships among people. Most houses in the Puget Sound area had roofs with a single gentle slope. But he was quick to point out another new human-induced stressor, ocean acidification, which may simultaneously negatively effect mussels by inhibiting their ability to grow byssal fibersparticularly in cold waters at higher latitudes.

To decide which team starts the game, the leader who guesses the plain unmarked bone twice wins the kick stick for his team.

I will not attempt full obituaries here since there are many excellent obituaries available on the internet by people who knew them better than I.

While conflict sometimes erupted between towns, intimate connections ensured a sharing of resources between neighboring communities. Stevens negotiated treaties with the Lushootseed people. Bob sheepishly replied that he had received a few, but quickly returned the subject to natural history.

He, of course, waxed poetically about serpentine plants, but I believe the topic of his seminar had more to do with his work on Achillea with the famous botanical triumverate of Clausen, Keck, and Hiesey. Tides in Puget Sound are of the mixed type with two high and two low tides each tidal day.

However, Seattle faced massive unemployment, loss of lumber and construction industries as Los Angeles prevailed as the bigger West Coast city. Kruckenberg, Arthur R. Origins Archaeologists believe that the ancestors of today's Native Americans came to North America from Siberia, entering the Puget Sound region as the glaciers of the last ice age receded.

Violence during the Maritime Strike of cost Seattle much of its maritime traffic, which was rerouted to the Port of Los Angeles. Center for History and the New Media, George Mason University A site with links to primary and secondary documents, libraries, museums and other sites devoted to American history and new teaching technologies.

Portland docked with its famed "ton of gold," and Seattle became the main transport and supply point for the miners in Alaska and the Yukon.Puget Sound Book Artists (PSBA) is a nonprofit organization comprised of individuals from all areas of the book arts field for the purpose of creating a spirit of community among book.

Mar 12,  · The Natural History of Puget Sound Country is a comprehensive reference, invaluable for all citizens of the Northwest, as well as for conservationists, biologists, foresters, fisheries and wildlife personnel, urban planners, and environmental consultants everywhere.

Lavishly illustrated with over three hundred photographs and drawings, it is Cited by: The Natural History of Puget Sound Country (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ). Kruckenberg, professor emeritus of botany at Washington, has written the definitive natural history guide to the Puget Sound area.

This slim book is an anecdotal history of Seattle’s urban waterway backed by some historical research.

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May be. She was already familiar with The Natural History of Puget Sound Country by Arthur R. Kruckeberg (), and more the recent Land Use, Environment, and Social Change by Richard White ().

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