Wild Seattle: A Celebration of the Natural Areas in and Around the City
Terry DonnellyISBN: 1578051118; 9781578051113;
Book DescriptionSeattle is famous for its breathtaking natural environment-from the islands and waterways of Puget Sound to the old-growth forests of the Olympic Range to magnificent Mount Rainier. Now, in celebration of this scenic city, Wild Seattle explores the incredible natural treasures to be found within a 90-minute drive from downtown. More than 130 stunning full-color images of wildlands, parks, and preserves by renowned nature photographers Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin are perfectly complemented by an evocative text by acclaimed author and Seattle native Timothy Egan. The natural landscapes of the greater Seattle area are remarkable in scope. Separate chapters in the book showcase "wild in the city" retreats such as Schmitz and Discovery Parks; the scenic islands of Puget Sound; the Olympic Peninsula, including the eastern side of Olympic National Park and the Kitsap Peninsula; Mount Rainier and its environs, from Mount Rainier National Park to the Nisqually National...