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Wonders of the Sea, Volume Two
Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

Marc Shargel Wonders of the Sea Volume Two: Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from Santa Barbara to San Diego and offshore to all eight of the Channel Islands.


Geology of the Lassen Country
The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

R. Forrest Hopson & Michael A. Clynne Geology of the Lassen Country: The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

Describes the intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas, providing an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country.


Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California
Point Arena in Mendocino County to Pigeon Point in San Mateo County

Marc Shargel Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California

An elegant book which takes its readers on a visual voyage beneath California's coastal ocean. Takes you beneath the surface from Mendocino County, to San Mateo County, and out to the Farallons.


Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast
Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Thomas E. Cochrane Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast: Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Geologist Cochrane provides a detailed yet approachable overview of how and why the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast appears as it does today––with all its fascinating oddities. An 85-mile road log provides precise instructions for a self-drive geological tour from Bodega Bay to Elk


Great Salt Lake
Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
Featuring Area History, Geology, Ecology and Culture

Alan Millard Great Salt Lake

This book covers the history, ecology, geology, and culture of the Great Salt Lake Region. Includes volcanic activity, native cultures, pioneers including the Donner Party, the Pony Express, the Golden Spike, salt extraction, shipping, resorts, Bonneville Speedway, more.


Pomegranate Roads
A Soviet Botanist's Exile from Eden

Gregory M. Levin, translated by Margaret Hopstein Pomegranate Roads; A Soviet Botanist's Exile from Eden

A Man who fell in love with pomegranates and risked his life to protect their biodiversity tells his adventurous story in Pomegranate Roads. Ignoring threats, the scientist trekked across Central Asia and the Trans-Caucasus to collect 1,117 varieties of the fruit.


Southeast Alaska's Natural World
Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things

Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans Southeast Alaska's Natural World; Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things

Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.


Dragonflies of North America
Coloring & Activity Book

Kathy Biggs, illustrated by Tim Manolis Dragonflies of North America Coloring & Activity Book

Color & learn about the gorgeous dragonflies & damselflies of North America. Coloring pages for 37 common species of Dragonflies and Damselflies.


Living with the Changing California Coast

Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch & Lauret Savoy Living with the Changing California Coast

This authoritative and easy-to-use book, a geological profile of the California coast, describes the landforms and processes that shape the coastline and beaches, documents how erosion has affected development, and discusses the options available for dealing with coastal hazards and geologic instability.


Dragonflies of Alaska, Second Edition

John Hudson & Robert H. Armstrong Dragonflies of Alaska, Second Edition

This handy book shows how to identify all 35 dragonfly species found in Alaska. With beautiful close-up color photos plus detailed line drawings, the book explores many of the fascinating aspects of dragonfly behavior.