A great companion to take along on your next weekend trek, the WASHINGTON AND OREGON NATURE GUIDE encompasses all the nature you're likely to encounter in the Northwest. The book features over 400 species of animals and plants commonly found in Washington and Oregon. The accounts include species identification and the place of a given plant or animal in the overall ecosystem. Full-color illustrations and color maps of the Northwest featuring parks and nature areas are accompanied by informative, accessible text that covers native uses, animal behavior, ecology and range. Enrich your next walk by bringing along an easy-to-carry wealth of information about the natural world around you.