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Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast
A Field Guide
Peter Del Tredici
The book covers 222 species of plants that flourish in harsh urban and suburban environments without human intervention. Del Tredici stresses that it is important to notice, recognize, and appreciate their contribution to the quality of urban life.



A Bird-Finding Guide to Costa Rica
Barrett Lawson
Marked by its superb natural beauty, Costa Rica has the greatest percentage of preserved land of any nation worldwide; nearly a third of the country is protected in national parks, reserves, and refuges. The wildlife that abounds in these tropical...



Biological Systematics
Principles and Applications
Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V.Z. Brower
A core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative biology.



The North American Porcupine, Second Edition
Uldis Roze
"Long and sympathetic watching, radio tracking, chemical analysis are all part of this naturalist's ingenious and peaceable arsenal of inquiry into the lives of porcupines."—Scientific American



Seedlings of Barro Colorado Island and the Neotropics
Nancy C. Garwood
Knowledge of seedling ecology is essential for understanding the local abundance, distribution, and dynamics of plant species, for deciphering the mechanisms of high species diversity in tropical forests, and for forest conservation and management.



Snakes
Ecology and Conservation
In the first book on snakes written with a focus on conservation, editors Stephen J. Mullin and Richard A. Seigel bring together leading herpetologists to review and synthesize the ecology, conservation, and management of snakes worldwide.



Manual of Leaf Architecture
Beth Ellis, Douglas C. Daly, Leo J. Hickey, John V. Mitchell, Kirk R. Johnson, Peter Wilf, Scott L. Wing
The Manual of Leaf Architecture is an essential reference for describing, comparing, and classifying the leaves of flowering plants.



The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State
Both an indispensable scientific work and a beautiful collection of art, The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State documents and illustrates the current distribution of breeding birds within the state and the significant change in bird...



Nature of the Rainforest
Costa Rica and Beyond
Adrian Forsyth
A Zona Tropical Publication "The words 'tropical rainforest' may conjure up vistas populated by jaguars, brilliant macaws, and flowers amid the grandeur of towering buttressed trees. But the eager, expectant visitor is not regaled with the sight of...



Urban Ants of North America and Europe
Identification, Biology, and Management
John Klotz, Laurel Hansen, Reiner Pospischil, Michael Rust
Ants that commonly invade homes, damage structures, inflict painful bites, or sting humans or their pets are considered pest ants. This illustrated identification guide highlights forty species of ants that pose difficulties in urban settings...



The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Illustrated Dictionary of Orchid Genera
Peggy Alrich, Wesley Higgins
Published in Association with Selby Botanical Gardens Press "The hundreds of orchid genera and thousands of species can seem unbelievably complex, but they are beautiful, mysterious, and alluring. Therefore we want reliable ways in which to refer to...



A Bird-Finding Guide to Panama
George R. Angehr, Dodge Engleman, Lorna Engleman
A Bird-Finding Guide to Panama is an essential tool for anyone traveling in search of Panama's spectacular birds and natural attractions.



Acid Rain in the Adirondacks
An Environmental History
Jerry Jenkins, Karen Roy, Charles T. Driscoll, Christopher Buerkett
Acid rain has changed the face of the Adirondacks, created political tensions between the Northeast and the Midwest, and served as both a harbinger of global climate change and a "fire drill" for public- and private-sector responses to environmental...



The Mammals of Costa Rica
A Natural History and Field Guide
Mark Wainwright
From the raucous mantled howler monkeys and the charismatic white-nosed coatis to the elusive jaguar, The Mammals of Costa Rica offers authoritative accounts of the fascinating creatures of the neotropics. With more than four hundred spectacular...



The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, Sixth Edition
James F. Clements
Birds have long held a unique dual role as a model group for scientists and as the focus of birders' passionate quests. Despite centuries of observation, each year brings the discovery and description of several entirely new avian species and hundreds...



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