This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Lichen and Moss - These are organisms that can grow almost anywhere. They can survive in any type of climate because they are completely self-contained.
Bogs - These are wetlands where there is water on the surface and a thick layer of dead plant material underneath. The author visits several different ones near and far from his cabin in the book.
Eco-Terrorists - These are people who try to disrupt human exploitation of the environment.
The Diner - The author goes here when he needs some light-hearted conversation and some companionship...
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