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The Resource Field guide to California's rivers, Tim Palmer, (electronic resource)

Field guide to California's rivers, Tim Palmer, (electronic resource)

Label
Field guide to California's rivers
Title
Field guide to California's rivers
Statement of responsibility
Tim Palmer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Award winning author, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer presents the world of California rivers in this practical and inspiring field guide. River enthusiasts of any kind will enjoy this handy, authoritative sourcebook. Loaded with practical tips on where to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, this guide offers an interpretive approach that reveals the geology, plant and wild life, hydrologic processes, and other natural phenomena. Palmer reports on conservation with a perspective from decades of personal engagement. More than 150 streams are featured, 50 riparian species are illustrated, and 180 photos show the essence of California's rivers. Palmer brings a natural history guide, a recreation guide, and an introduction to river ecology together in one illuminating volume; it belongs in every river lover's book collection, boat, and backpack"--
  • "River enthusiasts of every kind will find this a handy and authoritative sourcebook made for your bookshelf, boat, backpack, and car. Field Guide to California Rivers is a reference for play no matter what your age, for work if you're professionally involved with rivers, and for daily living if you simply want to know more about the streams nearest your home. Beyond helping you figure out where to go and how to enjoy the rivers and streams by hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, and fishing, this guide offers an interpretive approach--it describes the network of waterways and the special qualities and natural features of each. Fifty illustrations identify the most common riparian plants and animals, 150 rivers and streams are featured, and 140 photos by award-winning author and photographer Tim Palmer show the variety, beauty, and grandeur of California's magnificent but threatened rivers estate. Includes regional maps showing every river"--
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DLC
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1948-
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Palmer, Tim
Dewey number
551.48/309794
LC call number
GB1225.C3
LC item number
P348 2012
Series statement
California natural history guides
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  • Rivers
  • Rivers
  • Natural history
  • NATURE / Ecology
Label
Field guide to California's rivers, Tim Palmer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000614285
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 330 p.
Isbn
9780520266445
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011037538
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000614285
Label
Field guide to California's rivers, Tim Palmer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000614285
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 330 p.
Isbn
9780520266445
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011037538
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000614285

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