[CT Birds] OT Maps
jbudrow at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jul 5 14:25:51 EDT 2012
I second the Hagstrom maps. I got mine at Borders Bookstore. Excellent detail and they show so many conservation/wildlife areas that you would never know about.
--- On Wed, 7/4/12, Marty Swanhall <swanhallm at gmail.com> wrote:
From: Marty Swanhall <swanhallm at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] OT Maps
To: "David Provencher" <davidprovencher at sbcglobal.net>
Cc: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 9:23 PM
During a previous job, I became partial to Hagstrom Maps so I was able to
find one, years ago, that covers Fairfield, New Haven, and Litchfield
Counties at a Waldenbooks.
Marty in Woodbury
On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 2:22 PM, David Provencher <
davidprovencher at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Paper, or "hard copy" maps are often essential for areas off the beaten
> track. I spent most of last week hiking and driving in the Pine Barrens of
> New Jersey, primarily in Wharton State Forest searching mainly for Northern
> Pine Snake and Pine Barrens Tree Frog (both successfully), and a hard copy
> map of the forest roads was absolutely essential to avoid getting lost
> the myriad of passable and impassable tracks. Luckily the internet is a
> wonderful source of info for off-the-beaten-track mapping info and it will
> likely only get better. Many GPS instrument manufacturers also have great
> software maps for these areas as well (typically but not always pricey),
> there is still a lot to be said for a hard copy map and compass!
> Dave Provencher
> Naturally New England
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