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Nevada Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

George J. Williams III Nevada Hot Springs; The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

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.


Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

by Kathy Biggs
Photographs by Pierre Deviche, Jim Johnson, Greg Lasley, Ron Oriti Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

This definitive guide describes 125 species. Includes habitat, distribution, flight periods, and behaviors for each species. Coverage includes dragonflies, skimmers, emeralds, darners, clubtails, and mixed families.


Land Mammals of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by Fiona A. Reid Land Mammals of the Southwest

Covers 53 mammals found in the region, with descriptions and images. Illustrations and text are by Fiona Reid, an accomplished naturalist.


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

Cecilia Garcia & James D. Adams, Jr. Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West; Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

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.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Ducks, Geese, & Swans of Western North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Ducks, Geese, & Swans of Western North America

Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.


Nevada Road Map

Benchmark Maps Nevada Road Map

Detailed statewide road map shows all roads, parks and monuments, points of interest.


Common Butterflies of the Southwest

Text & Images by Rick Cech Common Butterflies of the Southwest

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.


Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.


The Guide to Bodie and Eastern Sierra Historic Sites

George Williams III The Guide to Bodie and Eastern Sierra Historic Sites

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.