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SKU: 9780971844315

The Nature of Block Island

Written by: Scott Comings

A one of a kind book written for all interested in nature, written by Block Island’s own naturalist, Scott Comings. He has thoughtfully put pen to paper and given us the ultimate natural field guide to Block Island. Many photos and drawings by Bruce Montgomery are included. They help to illustrate all the birds, fishes, plants, shells, and landscapes etc. of Block Island.

Publication date: 2005

Price: $18.95

Pages: 149

Nature Conservancy Postcard Collection

This collection provides 21 amazing images highlighting Block Island’s landscapes, wildlife and landmarks. This collection is much too beautiful to broken into postcards. You will find yourself holding on to it as part of your Block Island Collection.

Price: $9.95

The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island Cover Image
By Dorothy Sterling, Robert Finch (Foreword by), Winifred Lubell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780393064414
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 1992

The Outerlands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
Written by: Dorothy Sterling

This book is so helpful when trudging though the marsh or beach areas of Block Island . Dorothy Sterling documents and labels everything you may see, hear, smell or touch on your beach travels. It is fully researched, but very user friendly. This book is filled with wonderful drawings and maps of habitat, birds, fish, seaweed, and shells just to name a few.

Publication date: 1978
Price: $16.95 

Pages: 189

On This Island: The Block Island Trail and Nature Guide
Written by: Keith Lang and Scott Comings

This up-dated book has great maps, trails and guides to the local flora and fauna. This is a great resource book for those who want to walk the trails of Block Island. The trails are laid out in distinct zones where you have no chance of getting lost. This book helps you appreciate why Block Island was named one of the “Last Twelve Great Places”. Also included is a brief history of each zone and thoughts about why each is significant.

Publication date: 2006

Price: $15.99
Pages: 94

Public Access to the Rhode Island Coast

Written by: Rhode Island Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island

Great resource to all Rhode Island beaches and right-of ways throughout the state. This guide provides information, town by town. Plus, it includes all Rhode Island coastlines. Maps of how to get there and pictures of the beaches are provided. As an extra, a short history of each town listed is provided. One of a kind reference guide to the beach.

Publication date: 2004

Price: $20.00
Pages: 89