Plants & Wildlife

Animal Tracks Pocket Guide


Animal Tracks provides a simplified field reference to the tracks signs and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. Updated with a new cover design, it also features a ruler for measuring the tracks. This beautifully illustrated guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

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Beginners Gd to Birds West


Is that butterfly outside your window a Monarch or a Giant Swallowtail? What's the best kind of feeder for attracting birds to your backyard? This pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Western United States. It contains dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting and observing firds; information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.

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Birds of Colorado

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Make bird watching in Colorado even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Colorado. This book features 140 species of Colorado birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

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Birds Peterson Color-In Book


From the brilliant blue of an Indigo Bunting to the scarlet red of a Summer Tanager, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about birds. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains. Place the new color stickers next to the drawings for a visual reference while coloring. Coloring the drawings helps reinforce the color, image, and shape of each bird, improving your memory and perception while offering a pleasant and easy way to learn. Fun for adults as well as children, beginning and experienced naturalists alike.

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Colorado Birds Pocket Guide


The Centennial State is the permanent or migratory home of 498 species of birds, including the state bird - the lark bunting. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA

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Colorado Wildlife Pocket Gd

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The majestic state mammal - the bighorn sheep - is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the Centennial State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

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Edible & Medicinal Plants Rockies


Learn about the edible and medicinal characteristics of 333 of the most common plant species of the Rockies, from Idaho and Montana south to New Mexico. Includes information on how plants were used by both Native Americans and later settlers.

Edible Wild Plants Pocket Guide


Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.

Leave No Trace in the Outdoors

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The essential guide for enjoying the outdoors without harming the environment. Details the seven core principles of Leave No Trace ethics and practices Covers hiking, campfires, food storage, and personal hygiene Endorsed by the USDI National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, and the USDA Forest Service"

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Medicinal Plants Pocket Guide


This guide describes how to use common wild plants to help treat injuries and backcountry maladies with wild plants. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 80 familiar species of medicinally relevant, widespread trees, shrubs and wildflowers. The plants are sorted into categories based on the injuries/ailments they can help to alleviate. It also identifies the most commonly encountered noxious plants. This indispensable guide is an excellent source of essential information for hikers and campers of all ages.

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Mountain Wildlife Color Book


Coloring pages, puzzles and line drawing illustrations accompany interesting text about the mammals of the mountain area.

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Raptors of West N Amer Pocket Guide


Raptors of Western North America contains over 120 color photos of all the raptors that occur west of the Rocky mountains in the continental United States and Canadian provinces. Multiple photos for many species show a variety of plumage conditions for males, females and different color morphs, upperside and underside flight views, as well as a number of different wing shapes for each species in flight. Perched birds are also shown.

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Tracks Scats and Signs Rky Mnt Pocket Guide


How do you know wildlife is there if you dont see it? This laminated, pocket-sized guide is an excellent resource for interpreting the signs and clues left behind by Rocky Mountain wildlife. This guides uses color photos of some common and elusive Rocky Mountain mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibian species and their key identifiers tracks, scats, or signs. Common and scientific names and education tips are included.

Wild Plants & Native People


This book emphasizes prehistoric uses of plants in the Four Corners area, focusing on Mesa Verde National Park, Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Aztec Ruins, Hovenweep, and other major sites of the region once occupied by the Navajo, Ute, Paiute, Hopi, and Apache peoples. Dunmire and Tierney are able to eloquently illustrate the importance of the people-plant relationship that has existed throughout the ages among Native peoples and how ancient traditional uses of these plants inform contemporary uses today. Through vignettes of background information drawn from lore and cultural traditions and interviews with tribal elders, Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners describes uses for edible, medicinal, and dye plants, as well as plants used for making baskets, tools, and shelters. Complementing these essays are profiles of fifty new trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and grasses common to traditional Native America.

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Wildflowers of Colorado


You've seen Colorado's beautiful wildflowers. Now learn to identify them. This famous field guide, written by Don Mammoser with Stan Tekiela, features 200 of Colorado's wildflowers organized by color. (When you see a purple flower, simply turn to the purple section of the book.) Full-page photographs correspond with full-page species details, presenting the information that's critical to accurate identification in an easy-to-read format. Naturalist notes and gee-whiz facts further enhance your knowledge, so wildflower identification has never been easier!

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Wildflowers of Mesa Verde


This book is a visitor's guide to some of the more commonly seen plants of Mesa Verde National Park.  It was inspired by Stephen Wenger's wonderful book, Flowers of Mesa Verde National Park, that was published over thirty years ago by the Mesa Verde Museum Association.  To facilitate identification of the plants, both a close-up of the flower or cone as well as a photo of the entire plant are included for each of the featured wildflowers, tree, shrubs, cacti, and grasses.  Uses by Indians and ecological information have been incorporated into the book.  There is a place at the bottom of each page to record when and where each plant was first seen.  Invasive plants that have created problems in the area are discussed in a special section at the end of the book.

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Wildflowers of S Rky Mnts Pocket Guide


Encompassing a multitude of National Parks, Monuments, National Forests and Wilderness Areas, the southern Rocky Mountains are celebrated for striking alpine scenery and contain the highest mountains in the Rocky Mountain system.