The natural heritage of the Great Lakes region endures despite intense population and industrial pressures. With this handy guide, perfect for the amateur naturalist, you'll gain a whole new appreciation for the biodiversity of this incredible region. Learn how to identify 452 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, grasses and ferns common to the Great Lakes area:
* Color illustrations of each species
* Native uses of plants
* Animal behavior
* Ecology and range
* Similar species cross-referenced
* Color maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas across the Great Lakes states: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota..
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JIM McCORMAC is a lifelong Ohioan who become passionate about natural history at a very early age and began actively pursuing birds before he was 10 years old. He has birded in nearly every state and most Canadian provinces, as well as far-flung places like the Australian Outback, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. Jim, who served as secretary of the Ohio Bird Records Committee for seven years, is also an enthusiastic educator and writer, giving as many as 50 talks and lectures yearly on a range of natural history topics. You can follow some of Jim's adventures via his blog: jimmccormac.blogspot.com
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. She remains an avid cyclist and frequently heads off the beaten path in searh of wildlife and plants.
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Book Description Lone Pine Publishing, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P119768200510