Everything you need to understand or teach A Year in the Maine Woods by Bernd Heinrich.
A Year in the Maine Woods begins in late May, when the author drives from his home in Vermont to a cabin in the Maine woods to spend one year observing the plants and animals of that region. He takes only his pet raven, Jack, along with him. When he arrives he takes stock of everything he wants to accomplish before the winter. He must winterize his cabin, build an outhouse, chop wood for the winter, build an aviary for his captive ravens, plant a garden, build a maple syrup tapping station, and get into marathon-running shape. While doing all these household chores, he also takes time to observe the ravens, beetles, trees, and other wildlife that all make their home near his cabin. Jack begins to gain independence and by the late summer, he flies off and does not return home. He is... View more of the A Year in the Maine Woods Summary
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