Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Author: John Shewey
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697858
Release Date: 2017-03-08
Genre: Nature

The Newest Addition to the Timber Press Field Guide Series Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Author: Daniel Mathews
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697841
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Nature

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history and identification guide for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. This guide also includes information about the landscape and weather. Packed with 800 color photographs, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific Northwest if you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors.

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Joe Ammirati
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604691417
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Nature

Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Author: David Moskowitz
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9780881929492
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

Das tr gerische Ged chtnis

Author: Julia Shaw
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 9783446448926
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Genre: Science

Wir sind die Summe unserer Erinnerungen. Stimmen diese aber auch? Haben prägende Ereignisse unserer Kindheit überhaupt so stattgefunden? Identität ist ein kunstvoll gewebter Teppich aus Erinnerungsfragmenten. Die Rechtspsychologin Julia Shaw erklärt, warum dem Gehirn dabei ständig Fehler unterlaufen. Und das Tappen in die Erinnerungsfalle hat Konsequenzen: Wir können uns auf unser Gedächtnis nicht verlassen. Auf der Grundlage neuester Erkenntnisse von Neurowissenschaft und Psychologie sowie ihrer eigenen bahnbrechenden Forschung zeigt Shaw, welchen Erinnerungen wir trauen können und welchen nicht. Ein verblüffender Einblick in die wahnwitzigen Mechanismen des menschlichen Gehirns.

The Northwest Coastal Explorer

Author: Robert Steelquist
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697711
Release Date: 2016-09-21
Genre: Travel

“Part field guide, part travel guide, Steelquist writes with the authoritative voice of that friend you want next to you on the trail or in the dunes—the one who knows just where to go for a weekend getaway and what to pack for the Pacific Northwest’s unpredictable weather.” —Portland Monthly Millions of visitors explore the magnificent coastline of the Pacific Northwest and all that it provides—unique plant life, easy-to-find animals, and magical places. The Northwest Coastal Explorer is a fun, engaging, lushly-illustrated guide to the marine life of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Profiles of the flora and fauna include tips on where and how to find them—like the ochre sea stars commonly discovered on exposed rocks and the olive snails found on sandy beaches—while the included getaway guide highlights the best weekend trips for each area.

Must See Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Sarah Swanson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604695489
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Nature

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest is a lively, practical guide that helps readers discover 85 of the region’s most extraordinary birds. Each bird profile includes notes on what they eat, where they migrate from, and where to find them in Washington and Oregon. Profiles also include stunning color photographs of each bird. Birds are grouped by what they are known for or where they are most likely to be found—like beach birds, urban birds, colorful birds, and killer birds. This is an accessible guide for casual birders, weekend warriors, and families looking for an outdoor experience. Eight easy-going birding weekends, including stops in Puget Sound, the Central Washington wine country, and the Klamath Basin, offer wonderful getaway ideas and make this a must-have guide for locals and visitors alike.

Im Canyon

Author: Aron Ralston
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 9783843714587
Release Date: 2016-05-13
Genre: Fiction

Es sollte eine normale Bergtour werden, doch plötzlich fand sich Aron Ralston in der Falle: eingeklemmt zwischen einem 500 Kilo schweren Felsbrocken und einer Canyonwand. Ohne Hoffnung auf Rettung, weil niemand wusste, wo er war ... Nach fünf Tagen und Nächten voller Angst und Verzweiflung griff der 28-Jährige zu einer drastischen Maßnahme: Mit einem Taschenmesser amputierte er seinen eigenen Arm und rettete so sein Leben. Woher er die Kraft zum Durchhalten und den Mut für die unvorstellbare Befreiungstat genommen hat, davon erzählt Ralston in seinem packenden Bericht.

Das Vogelm dchen und der Mann der der Sonne folgte

Author: Velma Wallis
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 9783492968454
Release Date: 2015-03-09
Genre: Fiction

Zwei junge Menschen im eisigen Alaska lehnen sich gegen ihre Sippe auf: Jutthunvaa’, das Vogelmädchen, das besser als alle anderen Vogelstimmen imitieren kann, wird verstoßen, weil sie Jägerin werden will. Während sie allein in die Wildnis zieht, begibt sich ein anderer auf eine lange Wanderung: Daagoo will seinen Stamm in ein Land führen, in dem die Sonne auch im Winter aufgeht. Wie sich das Schicksal dieser beiden verbindet, erzählt Velma Wallis mit einer brillanten, klaren Sprache, indem sie zurückgreift auf den Legendenschatz ihres Volkes, der Athabasken.

Not just trees

Author: Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds
Publisher: Washington State Univ Pr
ISBN: UOM:39015047498327
Release Date: 1999-01
Genre: Nature

This gracefully written story shows all that is lost when we destroy ancient stands of trees--as revealed through a 60-year study of the flora and fauna in an Oregon Coast Range forest that is selectively logged and finally clear-cut.

Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year

Author: James Luther Davis
Publisher: Fulcrum Pub
ISBN: 1555911978
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Nature

Uncover the wild secrets of teh Pacific Northwest in this month-by-month guide to natural events in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. More than just a listing of natural places, this unique guide provides all the necessary information about where and when to view natural events in the Pacific Northwest. Maps, illus.

Wilderness on the Doorstep

Author: Alison Parkinson
Publisher: Madeira Park, B.C. : Harbour Pub.
ISBN: 1550173863
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

A guidebook for new people and life-time locals visiting Stanley Park