Synopses & Reviews
Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
This introductory field guide to the natural surroundings of the state of Minnesota is packed with illustrations of commonly found species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, fishes, wildflowers, and trees. It also features familiar rocks and minerals for amateur geologists. It was produced in collaboration with Project Get Outdoors and part of the proceeds from the sale of this guide support their educational activities.
Family outings do not need to be expensive. An adventure can start in you own back yard or state park. The Family Nature Guide - An Introduction to Nature in Minnesota, is packed with illustrations of commonly found species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fishes, wildflowers and trees. It also features rocks and minerals for the budding geologist. The guide is durable and conveniently folds to fit into a pocket or backpack. Created and printed, with pride, in the USA.
Project Get Outdoors, Inc. is a non-profit organization working to connect Minnesota children to nature exploration and outdoor learning during the out-of-school hours. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 130 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects, trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Also includes sections on rocks, minerals and animal scat. 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. Created in collaboration with Project Get Outdoors, part of the proceeds from the sale of this guide support its important work with Minnesota communities. Made in the USA.
About the Author
James Kavanagh is the author of more than 400 pocket guides on nature, science, travel, and languages. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Raymond Leung is the illustrator of more than 350 pocket guides on travel and nature. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.