A Swamp Story: History of Bergen-Byron Swamp and the Society for its Preservation

By: Slifer, Mary M.; Boardman, Vera K.

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No publisher date (Preface dated 1961), stain to front wrapper, wrappers lightly toned. 34 pp. A history of Bergen-Byron swamp. Information includes the geology of the Bergen swamp area, evolution of swamps, dynamics of vegetation, early land grants, the swamp today, early records, recent records, background of society, inspiration, organization, charter, early activities, events and gifts, memory book, educational activity, publications, distribution of literature, legislation for plant protection, animal life, other lands protected, anecdotes. The Bergen-Byron Swamp is a protected 2,000-acre (810 ha) swamp and nature preserve located in the towns of Byron and Bergen, New York. It is 400 million years old. The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society was formed in 1935 to protect and preserve this delicate ecological environment. Keywords: MARY SLIFER VERA BOARDMAN SWAMP STORY HISTORY OF BERGEN-BYRON SWAMP SOCIETY FOR ITS PRESERVATION NATURAL HISTORY NATURE NEW YORK LOCAL ROCHESTER

Title: A Swamp Story: History of Bergen-Byron Swamp and the Society for its Preservation

Author: Slifer, Mary M.; Boardman, Vera K.

Illustrator: Boardman, Vera K.

Categories: Natural History, New York,

Publisher: Bergen Swamp Preservation Society, Inc.: 1961

Binding: Stapled Binding

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2204403