The quality of our environment – the air, soil and water – depends greatly on trees. In this beautifully detailed guide, with full color illustrations, over 140 familiar North American species are highlighted and helpfully organized by family. Trees is the essential reference guide for nature lovers of all experience levels. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.www.waterfordpress.com