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Australian Alps: Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks

Australian Alps: Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks

Author: Deirdre Slattery
$45.00(AUD)  inc GST
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Description

This fascinating guide to Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks introduces the reader to Australia's highest mountains, their climate, geology and soils, plants and animals and their human history. It traces the long-running conflicts between successive users of the mountains and explores the difficulties in managing the land for nature conservation. Written by a specialist with over 25 years' experience in community education in and about the Australian Alps National Parks, this new edition features many excellent natural history and historical photographs. Ideal as support information for field trips, it will make a wonderful memento of an alpine visit.

Author description

Deirdre Slattery has 25 years' experience in community education in and about the Australian Alps National Parks, having worked with tour operators, agency staff, university students, teachers, recreation user groups and general community members on many field trips and bushwalks and through ariticles and talks. In Victoria, Deirdre has worked in the National Parks Service and has served on the National Parks Advisory Council and Alpine Advisory Committee and represented the state on an Australian Alps Liaison Committee Working Group. She is an Adjunct Staff member in Outdoor and Environmental Education at La Trobe University.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781486301713
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : December 2015
  • : 245mm X 170mm
  • : December 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : WTH
  • : 158 colour photographs
  • : Deirdre Slattery
  • : Paperback