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The Flora and Fauna of Stanley Park

An Explorer’s Guide

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
tagged: regional, trees, flowers

A concise, full-colour guide to more than 200 native and introduced plant and animal species found in Vancouver’s famed city park.

Vancouver’s Stanley Park is known around the world as a natural oasis in the midst of Western Canada’s largest city. Unlike many urban parks, which are mostly cultivated, the 1,000-acre area now known as Stanley Pa …

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Invasive Flora of the West Coast

British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Collin Varner
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: regional, flowers

A compact, full-colour field guide to the growing number of invasive plant species spreading across coastal BC and the Pacific Northwest, highlighting their hazards and uses.

The spread of invasive plant species is a growing concern across the coastal Pacific Northwest. Invasive plants compete for space with native plants, alter the natural habitat, …

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Bats of British Columbia

by Cori Lausen; David Nagorsen & Mark Brigham
edition: Paperback
tagged: mammals, regional, reference

Bats live on every continent except Antarctica and in virtually every type of habitat, from desert to forest. With more than 1,400 species worldwide, bats fill important ecological roles around the globe by controlling insect populations, pollinating plants, dispersing seeds and even providing humans with medicines--the saliva of the famous vampire …

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Daystart Songflight

A Morning Journal

by Brian Bartlett
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: wolves, birds, regional

In the spring of 2018, Brian Bartlett embarked on an experiment of going outdoors before sunrise to find what could be seen, heard, felt and thought in the days’ earlier hours. Composed of entries drafted over 18 months, Daystart Songflight: A Morning Journal combines nature writing, travel, autobiography and reflections on reading. During in-the …

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Mushrooms of British Columbia

by Andy MacKinnon & Kem Luther
edition: Paperback
tagged: mushrooms, reference, regional

With more species of fungi than any other region in Canada, British Columbia is a rich playground for mushroom hunters. Now there's Mushrooms of British Columbia, the newest handbook from the Royal BC Museum. It's perfect for anyone wanting to know more about BC mushrooms—whether for study, harvest, photography or appreciation.

Authors and mushroo …

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Plants of Alberta

Trees, Shrubs, Wildflowers, Ferns, Aquatic Plants & Grasses

by France Royer & Richard Dickinson
edition: Paperback
tagged: regional, reference

From the prairie grasslands to the high mountains, Alberta's flora is diverse and fascinating. Discover the beauty and plant lore of the province in this extraordinary book: * More than 1000 colour photos * Over 700 primary species and over 300 secondary species of native and naturalized plants in 115 families * Clear descriptions to help identify …

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Northwest Territories, Naturally

by (photographer) George Fischer
edition: Hardcover
tagged: territories & nunavut, regional, landscapes

The Canadian north offers intrepid landscapes that inspire and thrill the wild heart. Unfold through these pages the natural wonders of the Northwest Territories and its unparalleled beauty. Be transported to the Nahanni National Park Reserve; hear the thundering water at Virginia Falls and explore the majesty of the Cirque of the Unclimbables.

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Des vagues et des ailes

photographies aériennes des Îles de la Madeleine

by (photographer) George Fischer
edition: Hardcover
tagged: quebec, regional, aerial

Soar over thousands of kilometres of intricately sculpted earth in Wings Over Waves, where the thundering winds and waters of the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence have shaped the perplexing beaches and cliff faces of Les Îles de la Madeleine. Travel this archipelago labyrinth off the eastern shores of Québec through the revealing lens of George Fischer …

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The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

Expanded Edition

by Collin Varner
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: regional

A newly updated, expanded edition of the spectacular bestselling field guide to the plants and animals of the North America's Northwest Coast.

“A must have for any naturalist in the region.”—Douglas Justice, Associate Director, Horticulture & Collections, UBC Botanical Garden

With its temperate climate and rich biodiversity, the coastal Pacific …

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