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British Columbia Nature Guide

Author : Erin McCloskey
ISBN : 1551058537
Genre : Natural history
File Size : 65.47 MB
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The British Columbia Nature Guide lets you discover the wondrous diversity of nature that lies right outside your front door. Whether you live in the city or the country, hundreds of species of plants and animals share your living space. Why not get to know the neighbors? Covering every inch of BC's incredibly varied landscape, this book teaches you to identify 406 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns: * Colour illustrations of each species * Native uses of plants * Animal behaviour * Ecology and range * Similar species cross-referenced * Colour maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas across BC.
Category: Natural history

Ocean To Alpine

Author : Cam Finlay
ISBN : 1551050137
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86.70 MB
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Organised by region, this nature guide to over 350 places in British Columbia provides directions and information on hiking and accommodation.
Category: Nature

Nature B C

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 1551050366
Genre : Animals
File Size : 63.52 MB
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NATURE BC'S descriptions, beautiful color illustrations, and range maps make it simple for the reader to identify 340 different species of British Columbia's wild plants and animals. An all-purpose reference for novice naturalists--or any outdoor enthusiast who likes to travel light.
Category: Animals

The New B C Roadside Naturalist

Author : Sydney Cannings
ISBN : 9781771000543
Genre : Travel
File Size : 56.63 MB
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An authoritative guide to the landforms, vegetation, and animal life along the major highways of British Columbia and southern Yukon. Now updated and expanded with new sections on northern British Columbia and the entire length of the Alaska Highway in Yukon, this beloved guide to the roadside ecology of British Columbia's major highways is a tour through the unexpected joys of the road. Over thirteen chapters, each focussing on a major highway, naturalists Richard and Sydney Cannings reveal the secrets of roadside flora and fauna. Featuring full-colour photographs and black-and-white drawings of numerous plants and animals, and a map of featured highways, this guide is the ideal road trip companion.
Category: Travel

The Northwest Nature Guide

Author : James Luther Davis
ISBN : 9780881928679
Genre : Nature
File Size : 77.11 MB
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From winter whale watching to autumn seabirding, The Northwest Nature Guide offers more than 170 best bets for wildlife adventures throughout Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia--as well as your own backyard. James Luther Davis shares his insider tips, helpful maps, and experience to guarantee readers know where they need to go to see nature at its peak every month of the year. --From publisher's description.
Category: Nature

A Nature Guide To The Southwest Tahoe Basin

Author : Charles Quinn
ISBN : 9780970889546
Genre : Desolation Wilderness (Calif.)
File Size : 89.15 MB
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A complete comprehensive guide to the Tahoe region's natural world. Both the average visitor and the avid naturalist will use this book to learn more about the natural history, plants, and animals of the region. Supplemented by more than 350 photos and drawings. Essays on geology, fire ecology, medicinal plants and lake ecology.
Category: Desolation Wilderness (Calif.)

Seashore Of British Columbia

Author : Ian Sheldon
ISBN : 155105163X
Genre : Science
File Size : 70.95 MB
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A spectacular pocket-sized guide to the plants and animals of the majestic British Columbia seashore. Includes concise descriptions and vivid illustrations. Colour-coded tabs get you to the right page quickly.
Category: Science

British Columbia Wildlife Viewing Guide

Author : Bill Wareham
ISBN : 1551050005
Genre : Nature
File Size : 76.97 MB
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This guide describes available facilities, driving directions and access maps for 67 of BC's finest wildlife viewing sites. Both wildlife and facility symbols to help you select from plenty of great outings.
Category: Nature

Easy Hiking Around Vancouver

Author : Jean Cousins
ISBN : 9781771000253
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 63.57 MB
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A guide to the most beautiful short and easy hikes around Vancouver Now in its seventh edition, Easy Hiking Around Vancouver is the indespensable guide to exploring Vancouver’s beautiful wilderness. Featuring sixty-eight superb hikes through forests, up hills and along rivers, many within an hour’s reach of downtown Vancouver, this updated and expanded edition once again provides full descriptions of trails and nature highlights, easy-to-follow maps, atmospheric photos and helpful indexes indicating duration and difficulty. Including nineteen new circuits, this perennially popular guide also includes hikes that can be reached by public transit, those situated close by public campgrounds and those that are wheelchair accessible. And, for the first time, Easy Hiking Around Vancouver features a hike on Galiano Island as well as a hike on a portion of the new Sea to Sky Trail along Howe Sound. Written for both novices and experienced hikers, this well-loved guide is a no-excuses introduction to exploring Vancouver’s outdoor world.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Nature Guide Trees

Author : Tony Russell
ISBN : 9780756698614
Genre : Nature
File Size : 24.96 MB
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From the mighty oak to the monkey puzzle, Nature Guide Trees, a beautiful guide profiling the world's tree species. Part of a new generation of natural history guides, Trees is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the specimens featured. Expertly written and including examples from across the globe, these guides will give you knowledge of the natural world at your fingertips. With a detailed introduction on the evolution of trees, tree classification and the types of forests and habitats that can be found across the world, Nature Guide Trees is the ideal tree identification guide.
Category: Nature

Nature Guide To The Victoria Region

Author : Ann Nightingale
ISBN : 0772665753
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82.48 MB
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The Victoria region is a natural wonderland—one of the most biologically rich areas of the country, with many plants and animals found nowhere else in Canada. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned naturalist, a visitor or a resident, this book will give you the knowledge you need to get the most out of your explorations of southeastern Vancouver Island. Ten local experts have contributed their knowledge about all things natural in this region, from mushrooms and dragonflies to owls and whales. They describe the species most likely to be seen here, and direct you to the best places to see them. Nature Guide to the Victoria Region is designed to help you understand the variety of habitats and natural wonders awaiting your discovery, all in a portable, easy-to-read format. It includes beautiful full-colour photographs, checklists and a map of all the great places to visit.
Category: Nature

A Field Guide To Gold Gemstone And Mineral Sites Of British Columbia

Author : Rick Hudson
ISBN : 1551431505
Genre : Nature
File Size : 55.74 MB
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These well-researched guidebooks lead gold prospectors and rockhounds to hundreds of mines and collecting areas throughout southwestern British Columbia. Includes mining history and prospecting techniques, directions, maps, site drawings, glossary and local contacts.
Category: Nature

British Columbia Seashore Life

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 1583552790
Genre : Science
File Size : 24.32 MB
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British Columbia's rocky and sandy shorelines simply teem with life, and "tide-pooling" for creatures is a pastime enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. British Columbia Seashore Life is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the beachcomber, and features over 140 beautiful illustrations of familiar and unique seashore plants and animals. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use.
Category: Science

Birds Of Southwestern British Columbia

Author : Richard James Cannings
ISBN : 1894384962
Genre : Nature
File Size : 71.9 MB
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A pocket-sized photo guide to the 200 common birds of Southwestern British Columbia with stunning full-color photographs of each bird and accompanying identification information. Co-authored by renowned local birders Richard Cannings, Tom Aversa, and Hal Opperman, it is the perfect guide for beginning bird watchers. Learn how to identify the local birds, where they live, what they eat, how to attract birds to your yard, and how to select binoculars. Includes a regional bird checklist.
Category: Nature

Waterfalls Of British Columbia

Author : Tony Greenfield
ISBN : 1550174622
Genre : Travel
File Size : 76.7 MB
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More than any other geographic feature, waterfalls have the power to delight and inspire. Mile for mile, British Columbia boasts perhaps the richest array of waterfalls in the world, with many parks created around awe-inspiring spectacles of falling water. Waterfalls of British Columbia is the first and only guidebook to focus on BC's spectacular waterfalls. It includes Kinuseo Falls, one of Canada's premier waterfalls, and renowned Helmcken, Hunlen, Takakkaw and Della falls as well as ninety-six lesserknown but equally magical locations of cascading splendour, with up-to-date maps and detailed trail descriptions for each destination. Organized by region, each entry has a description of height, geology and geomorphology as well as an explanation of how the falls were discovered and named. Greenfield's expertise in geology, silviculture, ornithology and a love for British Columbia's beautiful backcountry provides fascinating highlights to each site, including which wild flowers, trees and birds to watch for on the trail. Filled with colour photos, useful information, interesting anecdotes and history, Waterfalls of British Columbia will not just get readers there, but will help interpret and enhance their experience. This unique guide is suitable for daytrippers and dedicated backcountry enthusiasts alike.
Category: Travel

British Columbia Wildlife

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 1583552782
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.83 MB
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British Columbia Wildlife is a portable reference guide featuring the most commonly seen mammals, fish, insects and birds of this Canadian province. This pocket-sized, folding guide is printed on laminate material and can be easily carried in the field. A map highlights parks and sanctuaries, and the colorful illustrations completes this easy-to-access reference.
Category: Nature

Cultivating The Wild

Author : Eva Durance
ISBN : 0978008839
Genre : Drought-tolerant plants
File Size : 87.35 MB
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Category: Drought-tolerant plants

Nature Canada

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00265647Q
Genre : Natural history
File Size : 86.50 MB
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Category: Natural history

Compact Guide To British Columbia Birds

Author : Robert Wayne Campbell
ISBN : 155105471X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 51.47 MB
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This fascinating, fact-filled book is an excellent introduction to the avian populations of British Columbia. Over 80 species of birds are featured with two pages devoted to each species. A full-colour illustration of each bird includes key identifiers. Y
Category: Nature