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Nature Guides

2022 Easyfinder Midsize Road Atlas

2022 Easyfinder Midsize Road Atlas

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This spiral bound format features maps that are 35% larger than those found in Rand McNally's standard Midsize Atlas. This updated 2022 edition contains maps of every U.S. state and Canadian province, an overview map of Mexico, plus detailed maps of over 50 North American cities, all conveniently packaged for travel. Includes a mileage chart showing distances between 77 cities and national parks with driving times map. Spiral binding allows the book to lay open easily. Other Features: Rand McNally presents The National Parks by Decade, a review of park history that begins more than a century ago, with the first wild and wonderful place to achieve park status---Yellowstone. Road construction and conditions phone numbers and websites. Tourism websites and phone numbers for every U.S. state and Canadian province on map pages. Spiral bound. Dimensions: 8" x 10.8125"
ANIMAL TRACKS: A FOLDING POCKE

ANIMAL TRACKS: A FOLDING POCKE

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Animal Tracks provides a simplified field reference to the tracks, signs and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. Included is a ruler for measuring the tracks. This beautifully illustrated guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
Basic & Primitive Navigation: A Folding Pocket Guide to Wilderness Skills & Techniques (Laminated)

Basic & Primitive Navigation: A Folding Pocket Guide to Wilderness Skills & Techniques (Laminated)

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Education is a critical part of safety - and not getting lost, or knowing how to get found if you do, is one of the most important lessons. Simple techniques to navigate out of dangerous situations are the focus of this handy laminated reference guide, along with basic compass use and traveling by simple bearings. Contents also cover navigation skills around obstacles, pacing beads, aiming off, and dead reckoning. Developed by noted survival expert and woodsman Dave Canterbury, this is one of a 10-part series on survival skills. Made in the USA.
Berry Finder: A Guide to Native Plants with Fleshy Fruits

Berry Finder: A Guide to Native Plants with Fleshy Fruits

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Easily Identify the Berries You Find!

Enjoy learning how to identify berries with this guide from celebrated author Dorcas Miller. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify a wide variety of berries in no time. And its small size makes it just right for fitting in a pocket or pack when you go for a hike.

Features:

  • Refers to all fleshy fruits as berries, whether they are drupes, pomes, accessory fruits, aggregates, or true berries.
  • Includes native species as well as some cultivated species that have escaped to the wild
  • Helps you identify plants with fleshy fruit 1 inch in diameter or smaller, found in Eastern North America.
  • Describes ripe fruits, as most unripe fruits are green or white, and many turn several colors before maturing
  • Note that this is a plant identification book, not a guide to edible plants

    BOTANY IN A DAY: THE PATTERNS

    BOTANY IN A DAY: THE PATTERNS

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    Botany in a Day is now available in a full-color version. With more than 50,000 copies sold, this is a passport to identifying plants and their uses.
    Looking for a faster, easier, and engaging way to identify plants? Related plants have similar characteristics, and they often have similar uses. Rather than learning new plants one-at-a-time, it is possible to learn them by the hundreds, based on plant family patterns.
    Each family of related plants has unique patterns for identification. Learn to recognize these patterns, and discover them again and again in the plants you encounter. It is possible to instantly recognize a plant never before seen, and in many cases, to know its edible or medicinal properties on the spot-even before you have identified it down to the species!
    Botany in a Day is changing the way people learn about plants. A one-day tutorial introduces eight of the world's most common plant families, applicable to more than 45,000 species of plants. Master these eight patterns and have the skills to recognize an astonishing number of plants on any continent. Add to your repertoire by keying out entirely unknown plants and learning additional family patterns.
    Botany in a Day is principally written for North America, but used and adored by readers all over the world. It is used as a textbook in numerous universities, high schools, and herbal schools. This book is widely used in nature programs and promoted in national parks. Botany in a Day is your passport connection to nature and discovering the amazing world of plants!
    Bugs & Slugs, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Invertebrates

    Bugs & Slugs, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Invertebrates

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    The adorable ladybug is one of hundreds of species of invertebrates found in and around your home. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of beetles, bugs, spiders, flies, aquatic insects and everything in-between. Also identifies the differences between different types of invertebrates, the eight major groups of insects and tips on identifying species in the field. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information that could save your life. Made in the USA.
    Constellation Finder: A Guide to Patterns in the Night Sky with Start Stories from Around the World

    Constellation Finder: A Guide to Patterns in the Night Sky with Start Stories from Around the World

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    Easily Identify the Constellations in the Night Sky!

    Enjoy this essential guide to patterns in the night sky by celebrated author Dorcas Miller, with star stories from around the world. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify the constellations in no time.

    People around the world, and through the centuries, from the ancient Egyptians to the Pomo of California, have given names to the patterns they see in the night sky.

    The latest book in the Finders series of pocket guides:

  • Features constellations from many cultures
  • Shows how to find them in the sky
  • Gives hints for stargazing, seasonal star maps, and constellation profiles
  • Is heavily illustrated by the author

  • This guide is most useful for stargazing between the 30th and 50th parallels in the northern hemisphere. In North America, this includes the contiguous United States (except the Florida peninsula and southernmost Texas), and southern Canada. Also includes southern Europe, Turkey, northern China, and Japa

    EDIBLE WILD PLANTS: A FOLDING

    EDIBLE WILD PLANTS: A FOLDING

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    Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.
    Fern Finder: A Guide to Native Ferns of Central and Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

    Fern Finder: A Guide to Native Ferns of Central and Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

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    Easily Identify the Ferns You Find!

    Enjoy learning to identify ferns with this guide from authors Anne Hallowell and Barbara Hallowell. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify a wide variety of ferns in no time. And its small size makes it just right for fitting into your pocket or pack when you go for a hike or a walk in the woods.

    Features:

  • Provides information to help you identify native ferns that grow in the United States Midwest and Northeast, as well as eastern Canada
  • Uses a dichotomous key, like other plant guides in the Nature Study Guides Finders series
  • Leads the user step-by-step through a series of choices, culminating in the identification of the species
  • Includes a large number of illustrations with line drawings
  • Flower Finder: A Guide to the Identification of Spring Wild Flowers and Flower Families East of the Rockies and North of the Smokies,

    Flower Finder: A Guide to the Identification of Spring Wild Flowers and Flower Families East of the Rockies and North of the Smokies,

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    Easily Identify the Flowers You Find!

    Enjoy this essential guide to identifying spring wildflowers and flower families, written by celebrated ecologist May Theilgaard Watts. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify a wide variety of flowers in no time.

    Features:

  • Covers the United States and southern Canada, east of the Rockies and north of the Smokies
  • Pocket-size, key-style field guide fits in your pocket or pack, making it easy to take along with you
  • Provides a series of simple questions, so you can find the family the flower belongs to, and then the name of the individual species