Books and maps tagged “nevada”
Concise, occasionally irreverent guide covers more than 40 Nevada hot springs worth visiting. Williams personally evaluates the various springs for water temperature, seclusion, cleanliness, whether a fee is charged, overall conditions, improvements, and whether camping is allowed nearby.
Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.
This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process. The Fourth Edition is written by two Chumash healers and a professor of pharmacology. This book is like no other, presenting the spiritual dimension of healing as a necessary part of the healing process.
48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.
Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.
Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.
Detailed statewide road map shows all roads, parks and monuments, points of interest.
Covers 62 Species, both common and exotic: swallowtails, buckeyes, sulphur, hairstreaks and more. With species found in woodlands, fields & scrub, wetlands & swamps and inhabited areas.
Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.
In this book, George Williams III tells of the gold discovery at Bodie in 1859, the camp's boom in 1879, its long decline, and its present state. This book also details the history and present state of other mining towns and camps in the area: nearby Aurora, Lucky Boy, and many more.