Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Mark Turner,Ellen Kuhlmann

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696192

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 3521

In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant’s habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Mark Turner,Phyllis Gustafson

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)


Category: Nature

Page: 511

View: 1990

A comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 1,200 common species, both native and non-native, in a handbook that is organized according to flower color and shape and that includes a range map for each entry.

Trees of the Pacific Northwest

Author: George A. Petrides,Olivia Petrides

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811731676

Category: Nature

Page: 103

View: 6111

This engaging book presents 101 things individuals can do to help both individual birds and bird populations as a whole. It also explains exactly how these actions can make a difference--what wrongs they help correct and what improvements they can bring about. Bird-friendly (and environment-friendly) practices are described in detail-- things anyone can do around the home and garden, at work, at the store, in their community, in the outdoors, and on the road. Anyone who appreciates wild birds knows that the animals need our help. This timely guide shows bird-lovers what they can do.

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Author: Daniel Mathews

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696354

Category: Nature

Page: 584

View: 3224

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history and identification guide for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. This guide also includes information about the landscape and weather. Packed with 800 color photographs, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific Northwest if you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

Author: David Moskowitz

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881929492

Category: Nature

Page: 364

View: 1276

This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

Trees and Shrubs of Washington

Author: C. P. Lyons,Bill Merrilees

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551050942

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 9051

The author's non-academic style and color photographs make this a pleasantly readable and comprehensive guide. The book includes a brief introduction to trees and shrubs, descriptions of the ecological zones in Washington State and species descriptions.

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: John Shewey,Tim Blount

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697857

Category: Nature

Page: 560

View: 2712

Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Northwest Trees

Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees

Author: Stephen F. Arno

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books


Category: Nature

Page: 245

View: 5950

Mountain Plants of the Pacific Northwest

A Field Guide to Washington, Western British Columbia, and Southeastern Alaska

Author: Ronald J. Taylor,George Wayne Douglas

Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780878423149

Category: Nature

Page: 437

View: 5740

With non-technical descriptions and more than 500 photos and drawings, this full-color field guide invites readers to explore the Pacific Northwest's diverse array of mountain wildflowers, ferns, trees, and grasses.

Wetland Plants of Oregon & Washington

Author: B. Jennifer Guard

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551058559

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 2222

This concise and easy-to-use field guide provides a wealth of information about the plants of the rich wetland ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. Grouped by habitat, this guide describes wooded wetland, wetland prairie, marshy shore, shrub swamp, and the submerged and floating communities. Wetland Plants of Oregon and Washington includes: * Descriptions of more than 330 plants species * Over 300 exceptional color photos * 74 line drawings providing additional detail * Hints for distinguishing easily confused species * Intriguing notes on endangered plants, wildlife uses, associated species and natural history. * This authoritative and attractive field guide will help raise awareness and improve stewardship of an irreplaceable natural resource. Whether you are a naturalist or an armchair adventurer, you will find this book an indispensable addition to your bookshelf or backpack.

Mac's Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Trees

Author: Craig MacGowan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780898863918

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

View: 7484

Great for families, kids, educators, and amateur naturalistsWaterproof and transportable for use in the fieldMore than 400,000 Mac's Field Guides sold!Tape them onto the deck of your kayak! Slip them into your pack! Keep them handy for backyard use! No matter the weather or terrain, Mac's Field Guides are the perfect wildlife identification tool for the amateur naturalist, covering a wide variety of subjects and regions in North America.Created by Craig MacGowan, a teacher of marine science, these two-sided, laminated cards contain detailed, full-color drawings of flora and fauna as well as information on size and habitat or region.

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

An Illustrated Guide to the Natural History of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia

Author: Eugene N. Kozloff

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre

ISBN: 9780295955971

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 596

Describes and illustrates over four hundred plant and animal species fairly common and widely distributed in the Pacific Northwest, from southern Oregon to British Columbia

A Field Guide to Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Tony Greenfield

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company Limited

ISBN: 9781550176056

Category: Nature

Page: 8

View: 4805

Do you know a tanager from a towhee? A goatsucker from a grosbeak? Here, after much demand, is a portable 8-fold guide featuring 112 photos of the common birds found in coastal areas of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska. Each species is labelled with common name, size, distribution range and favoured habitat. This full-colour pamphlet is useful to anyone who has an interest in taking up birdwatching, or just wants to figure out what's flitting about the birdfeeder. Tony Greenfield is a founding member and past president of the BC Field Ornithologists and operates Whiskeyjack Nature Tours, offering excursions from Panama to the Yukon. Greenfield's previous publications include Waterfalls of British Columbia: A Guide to BC's 100 Best Falls (Harbour Publishing, 2009).

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast

Author: Andy MacKinnon,Jim Pojar

Publisher: Publishing Partners

ISBN: 9781772130089

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 6250

This easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. PLANTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST covers the coastal region from shoreline to alpine, including the western Cascades. Includes: * 1100 color photographs * More than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes * Clear species descriptions and keys to groups * Descriptions of each plant's habitat and range * 794 new color range maps. * Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. For both amateurs and professionals, this is the best, most accessible, most up-to-date guide of its kind.

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Joe Ammirati,Steve Trudell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604691412

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 1609

Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Plants of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia

Author: Eugene N. Kozloff

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881927244

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 704

A great resource for botanists, native plant enthusiasts, ecologists, conservationists, and amateur naturalists who desire a comprehensive, up-to-date, and well-illustrated book for the identification of plants of the Pacific Northwest. This is the definitive guide to the rich and varied plant life of the region, from the ocean shore to the crest of the Cascades, from British Columbia south through the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon and the Siskiyous in northwestern California. Its botanical coverage is complete, including plants native to the region as well as those that have been introduced and become naturalized. More than 2500 species are fully described, with user-friendly keys and more than 700 color photographs and 350 line drawings to facilitate successful identification.

Trees and Shrubs of British Columbia

Author: T. C. Brayshaw

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774805643

Category: Nature

Page: 374

View: 3253

The woody plant flora of British Columbia is rich and diverse. In the majestic rain forests of teh coast and the expansive grasslands of the interior, in river valleys and alpine meadows, trees or shrubs usually dominate the plant communities. Trees and Shrubs of British Columbia is the definitive guide to all native and naturalized species of woody plants in the province. It is comprehensive and technically complete, yet easy to use. T. Christopher Brayshaw describes almost 300 species of trees and shrubs, as well as many subspecies and varieties. Each description is accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations of leaves, flowers, fruit, and woody parts. Effective keys and comparative diagrams aid in identification.

Native Trees of the Southeast

Author: L. Katherine Kirkman,Claud L. Brown,Donald Joseph Leopold

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)


Category: Nature

Page: 370

View: 1543

Native Trees of the Southeast is a practical, compact field guide for the identification of the more than 225 trees native to the Southeast. For confident identification, nearly 600 photographs illustrate key features, with descriptions, range maps, and keys to plants in both summer and winter conditions.

Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Robert Michael Pyle,Caitlin LaBar

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698616

Category: Nature

Page: 488

View: 9872

A comprehensive field guide to the butterflies of the Pacific Northwest from renowned experts Easy to use and beautifully illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and nearly 200 maps, Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a must-have for nature lovers in Washington, Oregon, western Idaho, northern California, and British Columbia. The profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, type locality, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, the preferred foodplants and nectar plants, habitat and range, and much more. Additional information includes a brief introduction to how butterflies work and details on ecology and conservation.