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Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales
Fossils of Washington State
From trilobites near the Idaho border and primitive horses on the Columbia Plateau to giant bird tracks near Bellingham and curious bear-like beasts on the Olympic Peninsula, fossils across Washington State are filled with clues...
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After the Blast
The Ecological Recovery of Mount St. Helens
A CHOICE OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLE
On May 18, 1980, people all over the world watched with awe and horror as Mount St. Helens erupted. Fifty-seven people were killed and hundreds of square miles of what had...
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The River That Made Seattle
A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish
With bountiful salmon and fertile plains, the Duwamish River has drawn people to its shores over the centuries for trading, transport, and sustenance. Chief Se’alth and his allies fished and lived in villages here and...
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Great Bear Wild
Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest
The fabled Great Bear Rainforest stretches up the rugged Pacific coast from northern Vancouver Island to southern Alaska. A longtime resident of the area, award-winning photographer and conservationist Ian McAllister takes us on a deeply...
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Birds of the Pacific Northwest
A Photographic Guide
In this updated edition of their best-selling field guide, renowned bird experts Tom Aversa, Richard Cannings, and Hal Opperman illuminate the key identification traits, vocalizations, seasonal statuses, habitat preferences, and feeding behaviors of bird species...
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Anticipating Future Environments
Climate Change, Adaptive Restoration, and the Columbia River Basin
Drought. Wildfire. Extreme flooding. How does climate change affect the daily work of scientists? Ecological restoration is often premised on the idea of returning a region to an earlier, healthier state. Yet the effects of...
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Fishes of the Salish Sea
Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca
Fishes of the Salish Sea is the definitive guide to the identification and history of the marine and anadromous fishes of Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca. This comprehensive three-volume...
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Flora of the Pacific Northwest
An Illustrated Manual
Flora of the Pacific Northwest, first published in 1973, became an instant classic for its innovative style of providing species descriptions in the identification keys and for its comprehensive illustrations of nearly all treated taxa...
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The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout
The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout combines in-depth scientific information with outstanding photographs and original artwork to fully describe the fish species critical to the Pacific Rim. This completely revised and updated...
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Pacific Northwest Insects
This field guide sets a new standard for insect identification, making it an indispensable resource to naturalists, educators, gardeners, and others. Engaging and accessible, Pacific Northwest Insects features detailed species accounts, each with a vivid...
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The Flora and Fauna of the Pacific Northwest Coast
The Flora and Fauna of the Pacific Northwest Coast is an extensive, easy-to-follow resource guide to the plant and animal life of the vast and diverse bioregion stretching from Juneau, Alaska, south to coastal British...
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Olympic National Park
A Natural History
Renowned for its old-growth rain forest, wilderness coast, and glaciated peaks, Olympic National Park is a living laboratory for ecological renewal, especially as the historic Elwha River basin regenerates in the wake of dam removal....
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Beneath Cold Seas
The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest
Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award Foundation Award for Design and Artistic Merit
This book is a work of art from every possible angle - from the exquisite photographs, to the book's design, to its...
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The North Cascades Highway
A Roadside Guide
Each year thousands of drivers travel Washington State’s breathtakingly beautiful North Cascades Highway (State Route 20), observing the region’s alpine flora and fauna and its dramatic geologic features. The North Cascades Highway, an illustrated natural...
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North Pacific Temperate Rainforests
Ecology and Conservation
The North Pacific temperate rainforest, stretching from southern Alaska to northern California, is the largest temperate rainforest on earth. This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of key issues important for the management and conservation of...
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Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Washington
Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Washington offers a window into the beauty and diversity of the rarest plants in the state.
The field guide includes:
- 317 vascular plants, six mosses, and one lichen
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Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest
The U.S. government defines invasive species as "an alien species whose introduction does or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health." Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest describes these...
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Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest
Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest is all about coexisting with the animals commonly found in gardens, ponds, attics, crawl spaces, and other places where humans and wildlife cross paths throughout Oregon, Washington, and...
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Restoration of Puget Sound Rivers
The recent listing of Pacific salmon under the Endangered Species Act has led to substantial interest in the scientific basis for river restoration in the Pacific Northwest. Millions of dollars in state and federal funding...
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