The Saskatchewan and Manitoba Nature Guide lets you discover the wondrous diversity of nature that lies right outside your front door. Whether you live in the city or the country, hundreds of species of plants and animals share your living space. Why not get to know the neighbors? Covering every inch of Saskatchewan and Manitoba's incredibly varied landscapes, this book teaches you to identify 385 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 Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
About the author
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.