A Field Guide to Eastern Forests, North America

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Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - Nature - 488 pages
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This field guide includes all the flora and fauna you're most likely to see in the forests of eastern North America. With 53 full-color plates and 80 color photos illustrating trees, birds, mammals, wildflowers, mushrooms, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths, beetles, and other insects.

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A field guide to eastern forests, North America

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This latest edition to the "Peterson Field Guide'' series seeks to train the reader to recognize patterns that define a woodland. Calling his book a "field guide to ecology,'' Kricher introduces basic ... Read full review

Review: A Field Guide to Eastern Forests: North America (Peterson Field Guides #37)

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I bought this book several years ago while studying Ecology in college. At first I used it as a true field guide when hiking in the Virginia forests. Now I keep it handy as a reference book. I often ... Read full review

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Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as Marvelous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison's work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods." Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his homein Massachusetts.

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