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Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada

Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada by John Muir Laws

About the author and creation of this guide:

Naturalist, educator and artist John Muir Laws received as B.S. in conservation and resource studies at the University of California, Berkeley; an M.S. in wildlife biology from the University of Montana, Missoula; and a certificate in scientific illustration from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a research associate of the California Academy of Sciences and the author of Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide, also available from Bored Feet.

Laws has created this ground-breaking, landmark field guide as the product of six years of intensive fieldwork, research, painting, field-testing, collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, and the help of some of the best naturalists throughout the state.

From the back cover:

A comprehensive field guide to the natural wonders of the Range of Light

In this ground-breaking and meticulously field-tested guide, the rich variety of Sierra life — trees, wildflowers, ferns, fungi, lichens, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, insects, and other small animals — comes alive.

Easy-to-use features include:

Impressively detailed and comprehensive, the guide includes:


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