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Bicycling with butterflies : my 10,201-mile journey following the monarch migration / Sara Dykman.

Dykman, Sara, 1985- (author.).

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library 595.78 DYK 31257000289230 New items Checked out 08/10/2021
Howe Library 595.789 DYK 31254003715733 New books - Main floor Checked out 07/22/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643260457
  • ISBN: 1643260456
  • Physical Description: 280 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2021.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-263) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Outdoor educator and field researcher Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration--a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles. Equally remarkable, she did it solo, on a bike cobbled together from used parts. Her panniers were recycled buckets. In Bicycling with Butterflies, Dykman recounts her incredible journey and the dramatic ups and downs of the nearly nine-month odyssey. We're beside her as she navƯigates unmapped roads in foreign countries, checks roadside milkweed for monarch eggs, and shares her passion with eager schoolchilƯdren, skeptical bar patrons, and unimpressed border officials. We also meet some of the ardent monarch stewards who supported her efforts, from citizen scientists and researchƯers to farmers and high-rise city dwellers. With both humor and humility, Dykman offers a compelling story, confirming the urgency of saving the threatened monarch migration--and the other threatened systems of nature that affect the survival of us all."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dykman, Sara, 1985- > Travel.
Monarch butterfly > Migration.
Butterflies > Behavior.
Bicycle touring.
International travel.
Genre: Travel writing.

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