An American Treasure
By (author) Clyde Butcher
Apalachicola River by Clyde Butcher
Book DescriptionClyde Butcher's photographic journey along the Apalachicola and its tributaries captures a special, little-known part of Florida where much of the environment is still in its natural state. This hundred-mile waterway from the Georgia border to the Gulf of Mexico winds between steep bluffs, through rich cypress forests, and across grassy glades to provide the lifeblood for a vast expanse of undeveloped country. Moving with an artist's eye through this landscape, Butcher documents the river's blackwater grandeur as well as the quiet beauty of individual locations - waterfalls, cypress-filled creeks, spreading wetlands, a striking array of rare plants, and the turbid, serpentine tributaries of one of the richest estuarine systems in the northern hemisphere. From uplands to Apalachicola Bay, Butcher's remarkable images share the beauties of a very special region. "Apalachicola River - An American Treasure" is the companion to a PBS documentary by Elam Stolzfus of Live Oak Productions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813030166
(305mm x 254mm x 14mm)
Imprint: University Press of Florida
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Clyde Butcher
Clyde Butcher was recently honored by the State of Florida with the highest award that can be given to a private citizen, the Artists Hall of Fame Award, for his photographic excellence. He has also received the Conservation Colleague Award from The Nature Conservancy, the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Conservation Award, and the Heartland Community Service Award from the State of Florida.
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