Author's Acknowledgments This book is an accumulation of knowledge on camping, wilderness travel, and related information on the outdoors. Many sources were used including material from: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington. Weather photographs. National Aeronautic and Space Administration, Washington. Space photographs. Environment Canada: Weather Ways (c) 1952, drawings adapted with the permission of the Minister of Supply and Services Canada 1995. Pages 215, 216. Oxford University Press: R. L. Peterson, The Mammals of Eastern Canada, (c) 1966. Adapted illustrations of animals by permission. Chapter 24. Environment Canada: B. R. Morton, Native Trees of Canada, (c) 1917 etc. Drawings adapted or used. University of California Press: Lawrence Klauber, Rattlesnakes: Their Habits, Life Histories, and Influence on Mankind. Abridged Edition. Editor: Karen McClung. (c) 1982. Pages 282, 323. I would like to thank Arlene Berg for a sharp eye, Michele Sweeney and Carole St. Denis for keyboarding, Charles Banal for vision, Agnes Paolella for the path, Metric Carolina Slowinska, and Mathilde Borsenberger for tickling frogs.Tawrell, Paul is the author of 'Camping and Wilderness Survival The Ultimate Outdoors Book' with ISBN 9781896713007 and ISBN 1896713009.