The Saskatchewan and Manitoba Nature Guide lets you discover the wondrous diversity of nature that lies right outside your front door. Whether you live in the city or the country, hundreds of species of plants and animals share your living space. Why not get to know the neighbors? Covering every inch of Saskatchewan and Manitoba's incredibly varied landscapes, this book teaches you to identify 385 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns: * Colour illustrations of each species * Native uses of plants * Animal behaviour * Ecology and range * Similar species cross-referenced * Colour maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas across Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
About the author
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. Her work in Alberta and the Northwest Territories has included research on tiny tundra plants, organic farming, breeding birds and one grizzly bear immobilization. She currently lives in a small town outside Edmonton with her adventurous family, who enjoy the outdoors and encourage others to appreciate nature.