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A Californian S Guide To The Trees Among Us

Author : Matt Ritter
ISBN : 159714147X
Genre : Nature
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We bring the strength and beauty of the natural world into our urban landscapes by planting trees, and California is blessed with a rich horticultural history, visible in an abundance of cultivated trees that enrich our lives with extraordinary color, bizarre shapes, unusual textures, and unexpected aromas. A Californian's Guide to the Trees among Us features over 150 of California's most commonly grown trees. Whether native or cultivated, these are the trees that muffle noise, create wildlife habitats, mitigate pollution, conserve energy, and make urban living healthier and more peaceful. Used as a field guide or read with pleasure for the liveliness of the prose, this book will allow readers to learn the stories behind the trees that shade our parks, grace our yards, and line our streets. Rich in photographs and illustrations, overflowing with anecdote and information, A Californian's Guide to the Trees among Us opens our eyes to a world of beauty just outside our front doors.

Trees Of The California Landscape

Author : Charles R. Hatch
ISBN : 0520251245
Genre : History
File Size : 41. 32 MB
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An abundantly illustrated and essential resource for gardeners, homeowners, landscape design professionals, and anyone interested in California's abundant flora provides valuable information about native and ornamental species of trees, their habitat, and their sustainable needs.

Trees And Shrubs Of California

Author : John David Stuart
ISBN : 0520221109
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82. 92 MB
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This accessible field guide identifies and describes native California tree species and most common shrubs in text complemented by more than 200 line drawings, 300 range maps, and 40 color photos.

A Californian S Guide To The Birds Among Us

Author : Charles Hood
ISBN : 1597143839
Genre : Nature
File Size : 45. 65 MB
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This lively and even quotable guidebook will introduce you to California's most easily seen bird species as found in a mix of urban, suburban, and traditionally natural habitats: the birds that you'll find in your own neighborhood. Full-color photographs and clear descriptions make identification easy, while entertaining anecdotes shed light on birds' fascinating behaviors. Impressively detailed, A Californian's Guide to the Birds among Us includes: 120 entries for California's most common birds, More than 400 full-color photographs, Advice for beginning birders, including gear recommendations, Surprising facts and trivia, Resources for further reading, Comprehensive index, Accessible to the novice and sure to enlighten even experienced birders, this guide will inspire you to notice nature more closely and find joy in interacting with the astounding diversity of avian life in California. Book jacket.

California Plant Families

Author : Glenn Keator
ISBN : 9780520259249
Genre : Nature
File Size : 23. 94 MB
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This volume enables readers to identify California's native and naturalized plants by learning to recognize plant families. The heart of the book contains user-friendly keys and descriptions of seventy major families prominent in California's natural environment.

National Audubon Society Field Guide To California

Author : Peter Alden
ISBN : UCSD:31822023058266
Genre : Nature
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Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

Introduction To The Plant Life Of Southern California

Author : Philip W. Rundel
ISBN : 9780520241992
Genre : Nature
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CNHG: This is an introduction to the plant communities of the Southern California coastal areas and foothills, including color photos of 250 species and additional color habitat photos.

The California Naturalist Handbook

Author : Greg de Nevers
ISBN : 9780520274808
Genre : Nature
File Size : 39. 51 MB
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The California Naturalist Handbook provides a fun, science-based introduction to California’s natural history with an emphasis on observation, discovery, communication, stewardship and conservation. It is a hands-on guide to learning about the natural environment of California. Subjects covered include California natural history and geology, native plants and animals, California’s freshwater resources and ecosystems, forest and rangeland resources, conservation biology, and the effects of global warming on California’s natural communities. The Handbook also discusses how to create and use a field notebook, natural resource interpretation, citizen science, and collaborative conservation and serves as the primary text for the California Naturalist Program.

California Gardener S Guide

Author : Bruce Asakawa
ISBN : 9781930604476
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 76. 19 MB
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Each of the 169 specially selected plants featured in this book is showcased in glorious full color. Valuable information on planting, caring, and protection is included for each plant and a map designates each plant's preferred growing zones.

Trees In Paradise A California History

Author : Jared Farmer
ISBN : 9780393078022
Genre : History
File Size : 89. 7 MB
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Traces the history of such iconic Californian vegetation as orange trees, giant redwoods, and palm trees, including the impact the vegetation had on the people living and working in the state.

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