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Northwest Arid Lands: An Introduction to the Columbia Basin Shrub-Steppe

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Publisher Comments:

Features: Color photos and maps of shrub-steppe plants and animals; Lists and illustrations of common plants, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, birds, fish, and species of conservation concern; Tips on places to see wildflowers and wildlife; Geologic travel logs from the Tri-Cities to Seattle and Spokane; Comprehensive bibliography and definitions of ecological terms; Voices and visions of local ecologists, biologists, and geologists

Book News Annotation:

Explores the rich variety of flora and fauna in shrub-steppe lands of the Columbia River Basin, a significant but long overshadowed region of the interior West. Lists and illustrates common plants and animals, especially species of conservation concern, and gives tips on places to see flowers and wildlife. Profiles of ecologists, biologists, and geologists offer a vision for stewardship of the region. Includes b&w illustrations and color photos of plants and animals, plus a glossary. O'Connor is a nature writer whose work has appeared in Washington Wildlife, Northwest Magazine, and Washington Magazine. Wieda manages the Partnership for Arid Lands Stewardship. Distributed by the U. of Washington Press.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574771039
Subtitle:
An Introduction to the Columbia Basin Shrub-Steppe
Author:
O'Connor, Georganne P.
Author:
Wieda, Karen
Publisher:
Battelle Press
Location:
Columbus, OH
Subject:
General
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Washington
Subject:
Steppe ecology
Subject:
Natural history - Columbia River Watershed
Subject:
Steppe ecology - Columbia River Watershed
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series Volume:
TPS-00-1
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
218
Dimensions:
8.96x6.06x.52 in. .97 lbs.

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