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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Raymond Wiggers  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1952 in Lake Forest, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Wiggers was born in Lake Forest, Illinois and currently resides in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Raymond Wiggers is a Pofessional Writer and Editor, Natural History Presenter and Educator. Currently, Wiggers is an adjunct faculty member at Oakton Community College, a public speaker and a tour guide. He has been a lecturer at Lake Forest College and a visiting assistant professor at Barat College of DePaul University Education.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Amateur Geologist: Explorations and Investigations (Amateur Science)
ISBN: 0531156958

Franklin Watts. 1994

Presents projects and activities that explore many aspects of the science of geology

The Plant Explorer's Guide to New England
ISBN: 0878423060

Mountain Press. 1994

A delightful guide to the botany, ecology, horticulture, and paleobotanical history of the region. Provides 54 sensibly-planned guided driving and walking tours and is peppered with sage observations, dry Yankee humor, and most importantly, a formidable knowledge and appreciation of the region. Includes fine b&w photographs and a clear map of each trip. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Geology Underfoot in Illinois
ISBN: 087842346X

Mountain Press. 1997

Illinois--a flat and boring state with nothing but cornfields and crowded expressways, right? Balderdash! Geology Underfoot in Illinois scratches the Prairie State's surface to expose geologic diversity that stretches back more than a billion years.
Copious illustrations and witty, page-turning prose guide readers on geologic walking or driving tours of 37 sites in Illinois. Enjoy an unexpected exploration of Chicago's architectural geology. Embark on a fault-seeking expedition in Mark Twain's big-river country. Or try moraine surfing on Interstates 55 and 74. With a touch of curiosity and Geology Underfoot in Illinois in hand, you will view the state with a new sense of wonder.

Picture Guide to Tree Leaves
ISBN: 0833595962

Bt Bound. 1999



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