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Gone but Not Forgotten

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter describes the rapid decline of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers to apparent extinction in the last decades of the 19th and first decades of the 20th centuries. The discovery of a remnant ... More


A Most Improbable Discovery

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter introduces the three explorers who first went searching for ivorybills in the Florida Panhandle. Tyler Hicks was a young field technician with great birding skills. Brian Rolek was ... More


Is It a Miracle?

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter steps back and provides perspective on the discovery of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in Florida. The Florida panhandle is on of the most sparsely populated regions of the eastern U.S. and ... More


. Central Coast Bioregion

Frank W. Davis and Mark I. Borchert

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the Central Coast bioregion, which include coastal valleys and mountains and interior mountains. Major ecological zones include: coastal prairie and coastal sage scrub, coast ... More


Closed-Cone Pine and Cypress Forests

Michael G. Barbour

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Serotinus conifers have mature cones that remain closed and attached to the parent tree for 1 or more years after seed maturation; cones open rapidly when removed from the tree or when exposed to ... More


Epilogue

Troy R. Saxby

in Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654928
eISBN:
9781469654942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides a brief description of Pauli Murray’s burial and offers a final assessment of her historical significance. Murray’s funeral occurred at Washington’s National Cathedral and her ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how travelers in the 1700s reported hearing beautiful, ghostly singing emanating from this beach. A legend grew up that this was the place where mermaids would gather under a ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on Castle Street, also called Dram Tree Park. The park is named for the fabled bald cypress that once stood on a miniature island just offshore of Sunset Park. It lasted from ... More


Drinkin’ and Carryin’ On in Search of Community

Jerry T. Watkins III

in Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056913
eISBN:
9780813053684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056913.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before market forces created recognizable sites of gay and lesbian community, some queer Floridians leveraged their race and class privileges to create or gain access to spaces in order to find ... More


“Bending and Not Breaking”: Seminole History and the Tribal Historic Preservation Office, the Miccosukee Perspective

Marty Bowers and Stephen Bridenstine

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Marty Bowers offers a perspective on the THPO as a citizen of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and a member of the Wind Clan. Born in 1971 and raised on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, ... More


Everything You Know Is Wrong!: Community Archaeology at Fort Shackelford

Annette L. Snapp

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The construction and reuse of strategic military forts throughout Florida was part of a U.S. tactic to keep an army supplied in a vast theater of war. The forts also had another purpose: to keep a ... More


The Significance of People and Preservation: Tribal Archaeology, Traditional Cultural Properties, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

Timothy A. Parsons

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Although they serve different communities with differing cultural belief systems, both the THPO and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) share very similar preservation-centric goals. ... More


. The Palustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0021
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes cypress-tupelo swamps and adjacent bottomland hardwood forests in the Pontchartrain basin. The major vegetation type of the Pontchartrain basin forested wetlands is bald ... More


Borders of Stones, Guns, and Grass

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 4 focuses on the Prairies to show how violence served as both a motivation and a tool for federal control. During the 1860s and 1870s, the Red River Resistance (1869), Fenian raids ... More


Gods’ Special Species

Rebecca Armstrong

in Vergil's Green Thoughts: Plants, Humans, and the Divine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199236688
eISBN:
9780191746833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236688.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Following the exploration of the divine in wooded, arable, and other cultivated habitats in the first chapter, in this chapter the focus turns to the connections between individual gods and certain ... More


The industrial development of ultrasound —a Swedish perspective

Gunnar Arveheim

in Ultrasound in Clinical Diagnosis: From pioneering developments in Lund to global application in medicine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199602070
eISBN:
9780191918056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602070.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, History of Medicine

My first contact with diagnostic ultrasound was in 1969, when I attended a demonstration of a Siemens Vidoson at Falun hospital, Sweden. A few Vidoson systems were installed in Sweden by the end of ... More


Safeguarding Our Precious Heritage

Mark L. Shaffer and Bruce A. Stein

in Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195125191
eISBN:
9780197561331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195125191.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

Nestled amid the Appalachian Mountains of southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee lies the Clinch Valley, the nation’s leading hot spot for imperiled aquatic organisms. The Clinch River is ... More


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