Highlights

  • 9 information-packed sections: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles & Amphibians, Fish, Invertebrates, Trees & Shrubs, Wildflowers, Nonflowering Plants & Mushrooms.
  • Special section on Wildlife Communities offers lists of species and places they inhabit, as well as photographs and descriptive text.
  • Handy name tabs on each page make it a cinch to find the right section fast.
  • Color-coded introduction at the beginning of each section features helpful identification tips.
  • Special identification charts for quickly recognizing popular wildflowers and birds.
  • Identification capsules call out important facts that can help you spot the correct plants and animals.
  • “Idento-checks” point out unique traits to be observed in identifying a species.
  • Range maps show at a glance whether a particular plant or animal lives in your area.
  • Habitat symbols tell you where you can expect to find certain species.