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Animals of
the Western Rangelands Animals of the Western Rangelands
  Ernest H. Elms
  224 pages
  Price: $9.95
Day-to-day portrayals of eagles and owls, wild horses and pronghorn, predators, jackrabbits, and tortoises, who remain well-adjusted in a harsh environment.
California Chaparral, The California Chaparral, The
  W.S. Head
  96 pages
  Price: $8.95
An Elfin Forest Here is an intimate ecological description of the widespread brush country of California. The author relates interesting personal encounters with wildlife, both the plants and animals.
Californian Wildlife Region, The Californian Wildlife Region, The
  Vinson Brown
  302 pages
  Price: $14.95
Popular fieldbook that covers California lowlands and foothills. Illustrations and descriptions of the regions most common plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.
Edible and Useful Plants Common Edible and Useful Plants
  Muriel Sweet
  64 pages
  Price: $7.95
If you want to know how the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants of the west for food, building shelters, or making artifacts, this book has the answers.
Illustrated Key to Lizards, Snakes Illustrated Key to Lizards, Snakes
  Jay M. Savage
  36 pages
  Price: $6.95
and Turtles of the West This pocket booklet offers a concise system of identification for both beginning and advanced levels.
Know Your
Poisonous Plants Know Your Poisonous Plants
  99 pages
  Price: $10.95
Detailed descriptions of 154 commonly cultivated or naturally growing plants found in the wild or landscaping. A good book to have in the home or on hikes.
Mushroom Matsutake Mushroom
  Jerry Guin
  96 pages
  Price: $9.95
This journal and guide explains how to indentify, harvest, sell, and buy the matsutake, best time to hunt, and Forest Service regulations.
Manual, The Mushroom Manual, The
  Lorentz Pearson
  224 pages
  Price: $15.95
You will be able to recognize common edible and poisonous mushrooms with confidence after reading this book written by a college biology instructor.
Tracks in the Snow Mystery Tracks in the Snow
  Hap Gilliland
  128 pages
  Price: $7.95
Hap Gilliland gives us clues so we can decipher the silent language of animal tracks. He has illustrations throughout of the tracks and the animals that left them.
Northwoods Wildlife Region, The Northwoods Wildlife Region, The
  Jay Conrader
  192 pages
  Price: $12.95
The area covered by this book extends from Manitoba to Newfoundland in Canada, and from Minnesota and Wisconsin to Maine and Massachusetts in the United States.
Oaks of
North America Oaks of North America
  328 pages
  Price: $17.95
This book details the history and uses of oaks in Part I. Part II is Eastern oaks and Part III is on Western oaks, each with information on growth habitat and identification. Range maps and photo identification of bark and tree.
Coastal Wildlife Pacific Coastal Wildlife
  144 pages
  Price: $12.95
This one-volume fieldbook, not a pack full, overs most of the wildlife you will see. Plants, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish This humid coastal belt extends from northwest California to southwestern British Columbia Thoroughly illustrated with an illustration beside each descriptive text and habitat information.
Empire Wildflowers Redwood Gems
Native Wildflowers
of the Realm

  Dorothy King Young
  80 pages
  Price: $10.95
Like the flowers, brilliant color is the keynote to this 5th edition, a compact and practical guide to the redwood wildflowers. Dorothy's deep love of wildflowers and her desire to share them with those unable to go see these beauties in person, spanned nearly a century.
and Amphibians of the West Reptiles and Amphibians of the West
  Vinson Brown
  80 pages
  Price: $7.95
Guide of the fascinating array of reptiles and amphibians found in the west. There is a key for identification, and the descriptions are quite thorough.
Nevadan Wildlife Region Sierra Nevadan Wildlife Region
  Vinson Brown
  144 pages
  Price: $8.95
Most of the common plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish of California's mountainous area are described and illustrated.
Edible Fruits & Berries Wild Edible Fruits & Berries
  64 pages
  Price: $8.95
Useful throughout the U.S. and Canada, this book contains full-color photographs and detailed descriptions for 42 wild edible fruits and berries. Has recipes.
Edible Plants of Western N. America Wild Edible Plants of Western North America
  Donald Kirk
  343 pages
  Price: $12.95
Nearly 2000 species of wild edible plants found in the western United States and in southwestern Canada and northwestern Mexico are covered. Excellent identifying illustrations by Janice Kirk.
Plant Cookbook Wild Plant Cookbook
  Bill & Bev Beatty
  174 pages
  Price: $9.95
This book is a perfect resource for those interested in good health and food self-sufficiency, who want to know the vitamins and minerals our bodies need, and which wild plants contain them.
Where Wild Things Live Where Wild Things Live Wildlife Watching Techniques and Adventures
  Dan Story
  128 pages
  Price: $13.95
Wildlife is everywhere insists Dan Story, yet wildlife watchers and photographers lament they rarely see animals in their natural environment. Skills are explained, even for beginners, to locate and observe animals without frightening them away. He suggests the best watching habitats including open spaces close to cities and towns.