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Birds of Colorado

by Todd Telander

Each Falcon Field Guide to birds introduces the 180 most common and sought-after species in a state. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed illustrations, these informativeĀ guides...


Birds of North Carolina: A Falcon Field Guide [Tm]

by Todd Telander

Falcon Field Guides[TM] are full-color, visually appealing, on-the-go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature.


Makeup: The Ultimate Guide

by Rae Morris

A beautiful, full-colour guide for women of all ages, by Australia's top makeup artist. Includes what to buy, how to apply it, looks for every occasion and ten-minute makeovers.


Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast

by Howard Garrett

Whether you're a first-time homeowner, dedicated gardener, or landscape professional, if you're gardening on the Gulf Coast, you need Howard Garrett's Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast. Garrett is one of...


Messages from the Wild: An Almanac of Suburban Natural and Unnatural History

by Frederick R. Gehlbach

Seeking a closer connection with nature than the manicured lawns of suburbia, naturalist Fred Gehlbach and his family built a house on the edge of a wooded ravine in Central Texas in the mid-1960s. On daily...


Exploring the Big Bend Country

by Peter Koch & June Cooper Price

Photographer-naturalist Peter Koch first visited the new Big Bend National Park in February, 1945, on assignment to take promotional pictures for the National Park Service. He planned to spend a couple of weeks-and...


Creating Outdoor Classrooms: Schoolyard Habitats and Gardens for the Southwest

by Lauri Macmillan Johnson, Kim Duffek & James Richards

Schoolyards have come a long way from the barren playgrounds that many people remember. Today's school campuses often feature gardens in which students can learn about native plants and wildlife, grow vegetables...


Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide

by Carrol L. Henderson, Steve Adams & Alexander F. Skutch

At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals-over half a million species! Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world, drawn by...


Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs: Bird Conservation Comes Out of Its Shell

by Carrol L. Henderson

Before modern binoculars and cameras made it possible to observe birds closely in the wild, many people collected eggs as a way of learning about birds. Serious collectors called their avocation "oology" and...


The Seasons of the Robin

by Don Grussing

In a small nest in a large oak tree, the drama begins. A young American Robin breaks open his shell and emerges into a world that will provide the warmth of sunny days and the life-threatening chill of cold,...


The Maya Tropical Forest: People, Parks, and Ancient Cities

by James D. Nations

The Maya Tropical Forest, which occupies the lowlands of southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, is the closest rainforest to the United States and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Western...


Wetland and Riparian Areas of the Intermountain West: Ecology and Management

by Mark C. McKinstry, Wayne A. Hubert & Stanley H. Anderson

Wetlands and riparian areas between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are incredibly diverse and valuable habitats. More than 80 percent of the wildlife species in this intermountain region depend on...


Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Volume 2: Scorpaeniformes to Tetraodontiformes

by John D. McEachran & Janice D. Fechhelm

This book is the second of two volumes that cover the entire fish fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. It includes the orders Scorpaeniformes, Perciformes, Pleuronectiformes, and Tetraodontiformes. Keys and descriptions...


Willie Wells

by Bob Luke & Monte Irvin

Willie Wells was arguably the best shortstop of his generation. As Monte Irvin, a teammate and fellow Hall of Fame player, writes in his foreword, "Wells really could do it all. He was one of the slickest fielding...


Texas Bobwhites: A Guide to Their Foods and Habitat Management

by Jon A. Larson, Timothy E. Fulbright & Leonard A. Brennan

Northern bobwhites are one of the most popular game birds in the United States. In Texas alone, nearly 100,000 hunters take to the field each fall and winter to pursue wild bobwhite quail. Texas is arguably...


Species at Risk: Using Economic Incentives to Shelter Endangered Species on Private Lands

by Jason F. Shogren

Protecting endangered species of animals and plants is a goal that almost everyone supports in principle-but in practice private landowners have often opposed the regulations of the Endangered Species Act, which,...


The Behavior of Texas Birds

by Kent Rylander

Whether it's the sudden, plunging dives of Brown Pelicans, the singing and aerial displays of Northern Mockingbirds, or the communal nesting of Purple Martins, innate and learned behaviors are some of the most...


Weaving and Dyeing in Highland Ecuador

by Ann Pollard Rowe, Laura M. Miller & Lynn A. Meisch

Although less well known than its much-admired counterparts in Peru and Bolivia, highland Ecuadorian weaving is an Andean tradition that has relationships with these more southern areas. A world away from the...


Walking the Forest with Chico Mendes: Struggle for Justice in the Amazon

by Gomercindo Rodrigues, Linda Rabben & Biorn Maybury-Lewis

A close associate of Chico Mendes, Gomercindo Rodrigues witnessed the struggle between Brazil's rubber tappers and local ranchers-a struggle that led to the murder of Mendes. Rodrigues's memoir of his years...


Venomous Snakes of Texas: A Field Guide

by Andrew H. Price

Texas has about one hundred twenty native species and subspecies of snakes, fifteen of which are venomous. Since 1950, Texans have turned to the Poisonous Snakes of Texas pamphlet series published by the Texas...