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A Year in the Maine Woods Topics for Discussion

Bernd Heinrich
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How is the salamander the author finds in the woods an example of evolution?

Does the author approve of the logging operations in Maine woods? What does he think is good or bad about logging?

Describe the author's attitude towards hunting animals. Does his attitude change depending on the animal or the circumstances? For instance, deer hunting versus moose hunting versus coyote hunting.

Why do you think the author becomes uncomfortable during the lunar eclipse when he can gaze through his binoculars and see the Milky Way?

Give an example of co-evolution in the book.

Why do you think the author is so surprised to find bags of weeds in the Huckleberry Bog? Could this be an example of "one man's trash is another man's treasure"?

Discuss how the author sets about describing something. How many layers of observation is he satisfied with? What can he discover...

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