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Alpine Plants of the Northwest

Wyoming to Alaska

by (author) Andy MacKinnon & Jim Pojar

Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Mar 2013
General, Mountains, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2013
    List Price
    $29.95 USD

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The latest contribution from the unbeatable Andy MacKinnon and Jim Pojar features more than 500 plants found in the alpine regions of western North America from the Arctic to southern Oregon; includes trees, shrubs, flowering plants, grasses, mosses and lichens. Full colour throughout plus maps for each plant.

About the authors

DR. JIM POJAR is executive director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Yukon chapter and spent 25 years as an internationally respected forest ecology research scientist with the B.C. Forest Service. He is the author of numerous books and scientific papers related to the boreal forest, aspen parklands and coastal ecosystems.

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ANDY MACKINNON is a professional biologist and professional forester who works as regional ecologist for coastal BC for the B.C. Ministry of Forests and Range. Andy is also adjunct professor at the School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University.

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