Bark

Author: Michael Wojtech
Publisher:
ISBN: 1584658525
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

What kind of tree is that? From Maine to New York, you'll never be stumped again with this handy companion to the trees of the Northeast, either out in the woods or in your own backyard.

Trees of North America

Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 1417770716
Release Date: 2001-04-01
Genre: Nature

Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

A Field Guide to American Houses

Author: Virginia Savage McAlester
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780375710827
Release Date: 2015-11
Genre: Architecture

Provides in-depth descriptions and illustrations of architectural styles and features of everyday domestic dwellings across the United States.

Audubon Birdhouse Book

Author: Margaret A. Barker
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 9781627880831
Release Date: 2013-11-15
Genre: Nature

DIVA visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a safe refuge for your feathered friends./divDIV /divDIVProduced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and place functional DIY bird homes that are safe and appropriate for more than 20 classic North American species, from wrens to raptors. Each of the easy-to-build boxes and shelves within is accompanied by cut lists, specially created line diagrams, and step-by-step photography, making the projects accessible to those with even the most rudimentary woodworking skills. In addition, this practical and beautifully presented guide is packed with color photography and information about the bird species covered—including titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, phoebes, swallows, waterfowl, and even kestrels and owls—to help the reader properly place and maintain the homes to attract birds. And because these projects are the product of years of experience and field-testing, you can be sure you’re getting the best advice regarding proper design, safe construction materials, and correct home placement to mitigate exposure to elements, pests, and predators. Finally, beyond the birdhouses, you’ll find out how you can contribute to the larger birding community and even enhance your birding experience with the aid of new technologies./div

Field Guide to the Cascades Olympics

Author: Stephen R. Whitney
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 0898868084
Release Date: 2004-04-01
Genre: Nature

A guide to the mountain environment, plants, and animals of the Cascade Range and Olympic Mountains.

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

Author: Jonathan Kingdon
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472925312
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Nature

Jonathan Kingdon, one of the world's foremost authorities on African mammals, has both written and illustrated this landmark field guide. The unique combination of his extensive field experience and artistic talent has produced a stunning work that sets new standards. The concise text provides full information on identification, distribution, ecology, relationships and conservation status, with introductory profiles that summarise the characteristics of each mammal group. All known species of African land mammal are covered, with coverage of several of the more complex groups of small mammals simplified by reference to genera. Classification has been fully updated and this new edition includes many newly recognised species. With over 780 colour illustrations, numerous line drawings and more than 520 maps, this book will be an essential companion to anyone visiting Africa or with an interest in the mammals of the continent. Competition note: There are regional mammal books covering southern Africa, for example, but none that covers the whole continent in a portable format. The smaller-format and more concise Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals may be more appealing to a more general safari market, but is much less comprehensive and more out of date.

The Sibley Guide to Trees

Author:
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: UOM:39076002858608
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Nature

Featuring more than 4,100 detailed paintings and five hundred maps, highlights the similarities and distinctions between approximately six hundred North American tree species.

Trees of Delhi

Author: Pradip Krishen
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 0144000709
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Trees


Barking Up a Dead Horse

Author: Tom Batchelder
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 9781598588507
Release Date: 2007-12
Genre: Business & Economics

"Barking Up a Dead Horse" aims to: Challenge mental assumptions and build a radically honest, yet common language for engaging new prospects and existing clients. The end result being... -Finding more of the right prospects & making them clients faster. -Creating a fundamental, radical shift in the traditional buyer-seller dynamic. -Increasing retention & maximizing the human potential of your people. Tom Batchelder specializes in coaching progressive business leaders in the areas of sales excellence and life success. He has over 17 years experience in sales, management, entrepreneurship, and coaching. Working with Fortune 500(r) organizations and emerging small businesses, tom helps clients control their sales process, shorten selling cycles and effectively increase profit margins.

Fun with Nature

Author: Mel Boring
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 1559717025
Release Date: 1998-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of more than 150 different animals and plants.

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Author: Eric Barker
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062416179
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Wall Street Journal Bestseller Much of the advice we’ve been told about achievement is logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it. You’ll learn: • Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires, and how your biggest weakness might actually be your greatest strength • Whether nice guys finish last and why the best lessons about cooperation come from gang members, pirates, and serial killers • Why trying to increase confidence fails and how Buddhist philosophy holds a superior solution • The secret ingredient to “grit” that Navy SEALs and disaster survivors leverage to keep going • How to find work-life balance using the strategy of Genghis Khan, the errors of Albert Einstein, and a little lesson from Spider-Man By looking at what separates the extremely successful from the rest of us, we learn what we can do to be more like them—and find out in some cases why it’s good that we aren’t. Barking Up the Wrong Tree draws on startling statistics and surprising anecdotes to help you understand what works and what doesn’t so you can stop guessing at success and start living the life you want.

The Book of Virtues for Young People

Author: William J. Bennett
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689816130
Release Date: 1997-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Stories from the best-selling Book of Virtues target a younger audience and include material from O. Henry, Tolstoy, and Guy de Maupassant, along with tales from Aesop, poetry from Emily Dickinson, and many other selections.

Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West

Author: Michael Moore
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780890135907
Release Date: 2003-08-18
Genre: Nature

In the first update since the original printing in 1979, renowned herbalist Michael Moore adds another twenty years of research and expertise working with medicinal plants to his classic Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West. In this greatly expanded revised and enlarged edition, the book covers the entire range of medicinal herbs found in New Mexico, Arizona, west Texas, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and California.

Philadelphia Trees

Author: Edward S. Barnard
Publisher:
ISBN: 0231152493
Release Date: 2017-04-23
Genre: Nature

Philadelphia Trees is a pocket-sized resource for identifying the native trees, commonly encountered exotics, and popular ornamentals of the Philadelphia metropolitan area and adjacent counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Each of the 118 tree-identification entries features a description of a tree species or several related species; a list of places to see specimens; individual photos of leaves, bark, fruits, and seeds; striking portrait photos, and winter-silhouette drawings. The guide also contains a section on more than fifty of the best parks, botanical gardens, and preserves for viewing trees in and around Philadelphia. Included in this section are ten maps identifying specific trees in such places as Fairmount Park, one of the world's largest urban parks, and the Morris Arboretum, the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A third section, "Great Trees of Philadelphia," highlights fifty special, historic, and record-breaking trees. Using this field guide, nature lovers will be able to identify and locate the fantastic trees that this unique region, sometimes called "the cradle of American horticulture," has to offer.