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Nature Wildlife

Alberta Nature Guide

by (author) Krista Kagume & Gregory Kennedy

Publisher
Lone Pine Media
Initial publish date
Sep 2020
Category
Wildlife, General, Regional
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780986786242
    Publish Date
    Sep 2020
    List Price
    $24.95

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Description

The Alberta Nature Guide lets you discover the wondrous diversity of nature that lies right outside your front door. Covering every inch of Alberta's incredibly varied landscape, this book teaches you to identify 411 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns: * Colour illustrations of each species * Native uses of plants * Animal behaviour * Ecology and range * Similar species cross-referenced * Colour maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas across Alberta.

About the authors

Biologist WAYNE CAMPBELL is the author of over 50 books and more than 500 scientific and popular articles on mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. For 20 years he was the curator of Ornithology at the Royal British Columbia Museum. He was also a senior research scientist with the British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. Wayne is a co-founding director of the Biodiversity Centre for Wildlife Studies, a registered non-profit society that houses the largest regional databases for wildlife information in North America.

Krista Kagume's profile page

Professor-emeritus Ken Brock is an accomplished birding enthusiast. He is author of Birds of the Indiana Dunes, a former regional editor of the national ornithological journal North American Birds, and functions as a birding consultant to government. Brock is the former interim Dean of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Northwest and a one-time U.S. Navy lieutenant.

Gregory Kennedy's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"It is a great book for beginning wildlifers."

Miles G. - Alberta

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