Peterson Field Guide To Reptiles And Amphibians Of Eastern And Central North America Fourth Edition

Author: Robert Powell
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544662490
Size: 78.70 MB
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A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years’ worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species, updated maps, and new figures and photos. Color illustrations and drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 322 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions. Clear and concise species accounts provide key characteristics, similar species, habitats, and ranges, as well as subspecies, voice descriptions, and conservation status. This edition will be a crucial resource for professional and amateur herpetologists, naturalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and students.

A Field Guide To Reptiles Amphibians

Author: Roger Conant
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395904527
Size: 68.81 MB
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This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.

Pocketguide To Eastern Wetlands

Author: T. Travis Brown
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811711730
Size: 17.14 MB
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• Explains wetlands' roles in a healthy ecosystem • Describes the different types of wetlands found in the eastern United States • Field guide to plant and animal species commonly found in such habitats • Chapters for plants, trees and shrubs, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds • Descriptions, full-color photos, and range maps given for every species

Pocketguide To Eastern Streams

Author: T. Travis Brown
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811706400
Size: 63.56 MB
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Species accounts and photos for 225 plants, trees, insects, mollusks, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds commonly found in and around streams Covers both aquatic organisms and those that live on streambanks Distinguishing characteristics, habitat information, and range map provided for each species For nature-lovers, hikers, anglers, naturalists, and wildlife professionals Includes information on restoring and preserving threatened or damaged stream ecosystems, all in a handy pocketsize format

Illinois Wetland Restoration And Creation Guide

Author: Alicia Nugteren Admiraal
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 31.16 MB
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Planning for wetland restoration and creation-summary; Planning for wetland restoration and creation; Setting goals; Defining objectives; Establishing performance standards; Site assessment-summary; Introduction; Assessment tasks; Soils; Hydrogeology; Water quality; Vegetation; Wildlife; Designing restored and created wetlands-summary; Designing restored and created wetlands; Introduction; Guidelines; Design for wetland function; Site and topographic surveys; Design elements; Components of a landscape plan; Constructing restored and created wetlands-summary; Introduction; Preparatory tasks; Monitoring tasks during construction; Earth-moving equipment; Additional construction tasks; Establishing vegetation; Post-construction site evaluation; Monitoring restored and created wetlands-summary; Introduction; Developing a monitoring plan; Preconstruction monitoring tasks; Monitoring tasks during construrction; Post-construction monitoring tasks; Water quality; Vegetation; Invertebrate wildlife; Additional monitoring tasks; Post-monitoring site evaluation; Managing wetlands; management objectives; Management methods; Water level manipulation; Mechanical techniques for vegetation control; Biological controls; Mechanical techniques for widlife control; Habitat enchancement; Managing human use of wetlands; management schedules; Potential participants in management programs.

Best Science And Technology Reference Books For Young People

Author: Harold Robert Malinowsky
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9780897745802
Size: 15.24 MB
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Guide lists reference books in physical, applied, and natural sciences and technology for readers from elementary school age to young adults. Includes prices, where reviewed, annotations, and subject terms.