Everything you ever wanted to know about the flora and fauna of Southeast Alaska is contained in the third edition of this lively field guide to the natural world, from bears to banana slugs, mountains to murrelets. The unique features of the book include
In-depth information about how wildlife coexists with the environment
Detailed discussions of mammals, birds, fish, invertebrates, fungi, and plants
Detailed map of wilderness areas in Southeast Alaska
More than 200 black-and-white illustrations
A bibliography, list of common and scientific names, and an index
In-depth guide to Southeast Alaska's flora and fauna; more than an identification manual, Nature
explores how the species and habitats encountered in the woods and waters of Southeast Alaska fit into the bigger picture.
New to this edition:
- More than 100 new illustrations than in the previous edition, many never before published, as well as new maps and photos
- Major expansion of sections on geology, old-growth forests, marine mammals, and amphibians
- Fifty-two new sidebars--written in the first person to give the text a more personal touch---that describe recent findings or experiences.
- Sweeping updates and elaborations to chapter narratives--often thanks to technology unknown in 1992.