A folding pocket guide to common, widespread and usually easy-to-observe species of beetles, bugs, spiders, flies and aquatic insects teaches readers what key features to look for in order to identify each of the 140 species covered in the guide. Useful for citizen scientists and nature observers of all ages. 12 pp.
A simplified, portable guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America features beautiful illustrations that identify over 100 species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. Also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid. 12 pp.
A beautifully illustrated guide that describes how to use common wild plants to help treat injuries and backcountry maladies highlights over 80 familiar species of medicinally relevant, widespread trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Sorted into categories based on specific injuries/ailments, this indispensable guide is an excellent source of essential information for hikers and campers of all ages. Also identifies the most commonly encountered noxious plants. 12 pp.
A beautifully illustrated, laminated, pocket-sized folding guide to familiar, widespread North American species of mushrooms highlights over 60 edible species and 14 poisonous species and includes tips for identifying and harvesting wild mushrooms. 12 pp.
A fresh, introspective collection of essays examines the role of nature in our lives with all of its ironies and contradictions by seamlessly integrating personal narratives with morsels of highly digestible science and research. Each story delves into an overlooked aspect of our relationship with nature. 219 pp.