One of the special joys of having outdoor space is the wildlife it attracts-and this Specialist volume helps gardeners turn their little plot of land into an animal-friendly haven. Concise and easy to use, It gives expert advice on planning and planting to create an ideal environment for birds, butterflies, reptiles, and mammals-a place where these wild creatures will find everything they need to survive and thrive. There's pond-building guidance, instructions for assembling and siting nesting boxes and feeders, ideas for both town and country gardens, and advice on making the area pet- and child-safe.
The ubiquitous ground squirrel is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the grasslands region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies/insects and includes a map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
From Mountain Beavers to spawning Salmon, the wildlife of Washington state is as varied as its landscape. Washington Wildlife is an essential guide for the seasonal visitor or the year round resident. Detailed color illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and insects, slugs, fishes and seashore life. A map featuring prominent state-wide wildlife sanctuaries has been included. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera or binoculars. This handy guide is the one to take on your next Washington outdoor adventure.
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