The Northwest Coastal Explorer

Author: Robert Steelquist
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697717
Size: 77.37 MB
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“Part field guide, part travel guide, Steelquist writes with the authoritative voice of that friend you want next to you on the trail or in the dunes—the one who knows just where to go for a weekend getaway and what to pack for the Pacific Northwest’s unpredictable weather.” —Portland Monthly Millions of visitors explore the magnificent coastline of the Pacific Northwest and all that it provides—unique plant life, easy-to-find animals, and magical places. The Northwest Coastal Explorer is a fun, engaging, lushly-illustrated guide to the marine life of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Profiles of the flora and fauna include tips on where and how to find them—like the ochre sea stars commonly discovered on exposed rocks and the olive snails found on sandy beaches—while the included getaway guide highlights the best weekend trips for each area.

Must See Birds Of The Pacific Northwest

Author: Sarah Swanson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 160469548X
Size: 20.66 MB
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Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest is a lively, practical guide that helps readers discover 85 of the region’s most extraordinary birds. Each bird profile includes notes on what they eat, where they migrate from, and where to find them in Washington and Oregon. Profiles also include stunning color photographs of each bird. Birds are grouped by what they are known for or where they are most likely to be found—like beach birds, urban birds, colorful birds, and killer birds. This is an accessible guide for casual birders, weekend warriors, and families looking for an outdoor experience. Eight easy-going birding weekends, including stops in Puget Sound, the Central Washington wine country, and the Klamath Basin, offer wonderful getaway ideas and make this a must-have guide for locals and visitors alike.

Natural History Of The Pacific Northwest Mountains

Author: Daniel Mathews
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697849
Size: 67.32 MB
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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.

Washington S Pacific Coast

Author: Greg Johnston
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 159485940X
Size: 53.19 MB
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• Best hiking trails, campsites, fishing spots, paddle routes, beachcombing, and more • Trip and activity options include related natural history information • Includes Olympic National Park's spectacular 70-mile-long wilderness beach strip A wild ocean snuggled up to a wild land in the furthest corner of our Lower 48 states—the Washington coast is a unique adventure destination and this new guidebook covers all 157 miles of it. Whether you’re out for a single day of salt air and sand castles, or a week long backpack with surf lulling you to sleep at night, you’ll discover your best options with Washington’s Pacific Coast. Author Greg Johnston has had a long and intimate relationship with this coast, and his voice is distinctive, passionate, often opinionated, and clearly knowledgeable. His authoritative guide provides detailed, fun, and family-friendly activities, as well as expansive information, history, and geology. (If Captain Cook passed by where you are, this guide will tell you—and make the trip feel all the more satisfying.) In addition to numerous hiking options—including some never-before-published trails—Greg covers every state park along the coast, other public parks, campgrounds, fishing and clamming spots, paddling options, and the best beachcombing destinations. In addition to describing the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, Johnston also delves into the rich cultural and natural history of the coast, as well as practical details such as tsunami preparedness, Leave No Trace practices, weather and ocean beach precautions, and more.

The Beachcomber S Guide To Seashore Life In The Pacific Northwest

Author: J. Duane Sept
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
ISBN:
Size: 73.58 MB
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More than 270 of the sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, sea stars, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and other flora and fauna you're likely to see in the Pacific Northwest are described here and each is photographed in color for identification in their natural habitat. The guide includes extra information on tidal action, differerent types of intertidal habitats, environmentally-friendly viewing techniques and the best intertidal sites in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. --From publisher's description.

Pacific Coast Tree Finder

Author: Tom Watts
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0912550279
Size: 19.62 MB
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The classic key to identifying native trees of the Pacific Coast, updated to reflect changes in the names of trees since publication of the first edition. Identifies native trees, and some widely introduced or naturalized species, of the Pacific Coast region, from British Columbia to Baja California. In this edition, Latin names of trees that grow in California conform to the University of California's 1993 Jepson Manual, and more recent name changes. From the Finders series of pocket guides to native plants and animals of the U.S. and Canada; like all plant guides in the series, this book uses a dichotomous key format for accurate identification.

Coastal Plants

Author: Kingsley W. Dixon
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 0643100474
Size: 68.86 MB
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"Coastal Plants" provides a definitive guide to the 100 most common plants of the Perth coastal region and includes the key species used in coastal restoration. Each species is presented with its Latin name, common name and family, together with its distribution, key diagnostic features, natural history, pollination, uses in restoration and propagation. The description for each species is accompanied by a distribution map and diagnostic photographs of the whole plant, flowers, seeds and fruits.

50 Hikes With Kids

Author: Wendy Gorton
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698608
Size: 66.53 MB
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Discover the magic of the Pacific Northwest—with kids! Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. These hikes are perfect for little legs—they are all under four miles and have an elevation gain of 900 feet of less. Some are even accessible by stroller. Every entry includes the essential details: easy-to-read, trustworthy directions; a detailed map; hike length and elevation gain; bathroom access; and where to grab a bite to eat nearby. Full-color photographs highlight the fun things to see along the trail.

National Audubon Society Field Guide To California

Author: Peter Alden
Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio
ISBN:
Size: 73.27 MB
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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