National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446798

Category: Nature

Page: 448

View: 798

Identifies one thousand types of the regions plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the areas beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 4083

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Fifty Places to Go Birding Before You Die

Birding Experts Share the World's Geatest Destinations

Author: Chris Santella

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613120648

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 3920

ItÆs estimated that 50 to 60 million Americans count birding among their hobbies. Some hang feeders in their backyards and accumulate yard lists; others participate in annual ôChristmas Countsö; a select few travel to the ends of the earth in an effort to see every bird in the world. With Fifty Places to Go Birding Before You Die, Chris Santella takes the best-selling ôFifty Placesö recipe and applies it to this most popular pastime. Santella presents some of the greatest bird-watching venues in the United States and abroad through interviews with prominent birders, from tour leaders and conservationists to ornithologists and academics. Interviewees include ornithologist Kenn Kaufman; David Allen Sibley, author and illustrator of The Sibley Guide to Birds; Rose Ann Rowlett, the ômother of modern birdingö; John Fitzpatrick, director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology; and Steve McCormick, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. The places vary from the urban (New York CityÆs Central Park) to the mystical (the cloud forests of Triunfo in Chiapas, Mexico) to the extremely remote (the sub-Arctic islands of New Zealand). The book includes 40 gorgeous photographs that capture the vibrancy of our feathered friends, and the beautiful places they call home.

Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Russell Link

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 0295807024

Category: Science

Page: 250

View: 2839

Whether you are planting a yard from scratch or modifying an existing area, Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest will help you select, arrange, and maintain plants and other landscape elements that fulfill wildlife needs. Homeowners, property owners, professional wildlife managers, landscape architects, and garden designers will all find it invaluable. A wealth of information is provided on: --Wildlife habitat and landscaping basics --Birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and insects likely to be attracted to your property --Specialty gardens for butterflies and hummingbirds --How to plant and maintain woodlands, grasslands, wetlands, and waterways --Feeders and nest boxes --Ponds and birdbaths --Potential problems --Wildlife viewing tips --Extensive plant lists

The Rough Guide to the Pacific Northwest

Author: J. D. Dickey,Tim Jepson,Philip C. Lee

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781843532859

Category: Travel

Page: 592

View: 3318

The Rough Guide to the Pacific Nortwest is the definitve guide to one of the world''s most breathtaking corners. A full-colour introduction includes the author''s hand-picked round-up of ''Things not to Miss'', including sights, activities, events and natural wonders. There is detailed coverage of the area''s near-limitless outdoor pursuits, from kayaking in the Puget Sound to hiking the Pacific Coast Trail. There are vivid accounts of Vancouver, Seattle and Portland, along with the region''s stunning national parks, rugged volcanic peaks and pristine seascapes. For every area, insightful reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink help the reader get a true tase of the area, whatever their budget.

Longstreet highroad guide to the Northwest Coast

Author: Allan May,Elizabeth May

Publisher: Longstreet Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 370

View: 1452

An astonishing amount of information on historic sites, beaches, geology, places to stay, and places to eat abounds in this series of coastal guides. The books feature the best each coast has to offer in a comprehensive and concise format. More than twenty maps guide readers in an easy-to-follow design. Nature lovers will have fun learning about the flora and fauna of the coast, as well as the geology and natural history of each area. Illustrations, sidebars of unique information, and photographs make Longstreet Highroad Coastal Guides a very pleasing series to look through and read.

Rettet die Vogelwelt

Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

View: 3213

Western region

Author: Elbert Luther Little,National Audubon Society

Publisher: National Audubon Society Field

ISBN: 9780394507613

Category: Nature

Page: 639

View: 8645

Identifies and illustrates 360 species in the area ranging from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests, North America

Author: John C. Kricher,National Audubon Society,National Wildlife Federation

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395928950

Category: Nature

Page: 488

View: 8487

Identifies birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees, and flowers

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 1176

Book Review Index

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Books

Page: N.A

View: 4092

Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.

The Deerholme Mushroom Book

From Foraging to Feasting

Author: Bill Jones

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1771510056

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

View: 6824

Expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms with this comprehensive cookbook by award-winning writer and chef Bill Jones. Learn from an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods how to source mushrooms through foraging, shopping, and growing, and get a thorough overview of the common types of wild and cultivated fungi. Gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food. Delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes, all featuring mushrooms, include: Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. The Deerholme Mushroom Book is every chef’s essential guide to edible mushrooms.

The Audubon Society Field Guide to the Natural Places of the Northeast: Inland

Author: Stephen Kulik,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Pantheon

ISBN: 9780394722825

Category: Nature

Page: 364

View: 3685

This guide to more than 100 ecologically significant inland sites includes an account of the natural history of the region, descriptions and illustrations of each site, and specific practical information

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers

Western Region

Author: Richard Spellenberg

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 862

View: 6898

The Western guide to identifying wildflowers in North America encompasses updated descriptions of a wide variety of species, distribution, and taxonomy and features more than seven hundred full-color photographs of flowers in their natural habitats.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 8235

Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests