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We offer a diverse selection of the best hiking books, camping guides, field guides, and most other books for lovers of the great outdoors. If you're looking for books about birdwatching, stargazing books, fishing and hunting guides, or memoirs from legendary outdoorsmen, we've got what you need. 


Paperback, Susan Marie Conrad, 46 pages, 11 x 8, 9781736590607
Join Kami the Kayak and her paddler Suz, along with a host of outdoor friends on a wondrous seafaring adventure to Alaska. Based on a true story! In this picture book adaptation of Susan Conrad's "Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage," we follow the dream of a little...

Paperback, Richard Fleming, 186 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781948494458
For more than 40 years, author Richard Fleming has sailed, rowed, and kayaked along the Maine Coast. As a professional sea kayaking guide, he has shared his vast knowledge of some of the most beautiful parts of the Maine coastline. Frequently, during his work as a guide, clients wanted to know...

Paperback, Karen DeWitz, 224 pages, 6 x 8, 9781632173171
Kids will love learning more about birds they spot in the outdoors--in their backyards and beyond--with this fun fact-filled full-color guidebook of over 50 common Pacific Northwest birds. Filled with fun and interesting kid-friendly facts and full-color photographs of over 50 birds that...

Paperback, Nancy Turner, 272 pages, 7 x 9, 9781550179149
For many thousands of years the lands and waters of Haida Gwaii have been home to the Haida . Plants of Haida Gwaii , written with the cooperation and collaboration of Haida knowledge holders and botanical experts, is a detailed and insightful record of the traditional uses of over 150 species...

Hardcover, Adele Nozedar, 208 pages, 6 x 8, 9781786785473
Aimed at tree lovers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated handbook is the first guide to foraging specifically from trees, looking at all the incredible things we can get and make from them, from food and remedies to toys, whistles and ink. Foraging is one of the fastest-growing...

Paperback, 128 pages, 4 x 7, 9781465402196
Learn more about the beautiful trees around you with this identification guide, perfect for beginners, featuring over 150 common tree species.  If you want to know the difference between a Serbian spruce and a silver birch or how different trees change through the seasons then  What’s that...

Humongous Fungus
Hardcover, 64 pages, 9.5 x 11, 9780744033335
Embark on a magical tour of the forest floor and discover one of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet - fungi! Not quite animals and not quite plants, the mysterious kingdom of fungi is full of secrets! Let’s unearth them together with this weird and wonderful book about...

Hardcover, Tristan Gooley, 400 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781615197545
Learn to “see” the forecast in the hidden weather signs all around you—from the  New York Times -bestselling author of  The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs In this eye-opening trove of outdoor clues, groundbreaking natural navigator Tristan Gooley turns his keen senses to the weather. By...

I Hear You, Forest
Hardcover, Kallie George, 36 pages, 8 x 10.5, 9781771647366
Kids will look forward to their next nature walk after reading this playful yet calming book about wonderful forest sounds. The forest has lots to say… if you listen.  When a child steps into the forest, her ears are open and her heart is too. She listens carefully and hears marvelous...

Hardcover, Liesbet Slegers, 32 pages, 10 x 10, 9781605377148
An enlightening informative book tailor-made for toddlers about the forester and everything she (or he) does. For nature lovers ages 4 and up. Today, we head out with the forester. Do any trees have to be cut down or planted? Are there any animals in the forest that weren’t there before? Is...

Paperback, Welbeck Children's, 64 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9781801290296
Step inside for a mash-up of puzzles and crafts for children on the theme of nature. Each page bursts with exciting and creative activities to encourage children to step outside and engage with the Great Outdoors. With each fun activity and friendly tip, nature becomes interesting and appealing,...

Card Deck, 9781591933618
Adventure Publications - Birds of the Southwest Playing Cards Now you can play all of your favorite card games while studying birds. Each card in this standard deck features its own photo, helping you to become acquainted with the names of each bird species. Learning has never been so much fun!

Card Deck
This gorgeous deck of playing cards, put together by author  Jonathan Poppele , features detailed animal track illustrations of 54 common mammals’ including the Prairie Dog, Cougar, Bighorn Sheep, and more, created to look just as they appear in nature! All featured species are applicable for...

Card Deck, 2.75 x 0.75 x 3.5, 9781591933960
This gorgeous deck of cards features real photos of 52 of the most common and beautiful wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain states. Wildflowers are especially popular in this land of mountains, prairies and valleys, and you can enjoy learning their names while playing your favorite card games.

Paperback, Marli Miller , 160 pages, 8 x 9, 9780878427031
To discover astonishing rocks and landforms in the Beaver State, all that is required is a good map, a sense of adventure, and Oregon Rocks, a guide to 60 of the most compelling geologic sites in the state. The well-chosen destinations span the state's geologic history from the Triassic marble...

Paperback, Paul Link, Shawn Willsey, Keegan Schmidt, 416 pages, 6 x 9, 9780878427024
Learn about the remarkable geologic diversity of the Gem State with the completely revised, full-color edition of Roadside Geology of Idaho. Excellent graphics, spectacular photographs, and straightforward writing describe and interpret the rocks and landscapes visible outside your car window,...

Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6 pages, 8.25 X 3.69, 9781620054932
Stretching from Oregon to Alaska, the northwestern coastline encompasses a variety of diverse habitats that are home to thousands of species of plants and animals. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of seashore birds, mammals, seashore creatures,...

Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6 pages, 8.25 X 3.69, 9781620054444
Pollinators in the Great Lakes include bats, bees, hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, wasps, flies, and beetles. These beneficial species are both beautiful to observe and critical to the preservation of the state's diverse eco-system and agriculture. This portable folding guide includes...

6 x 8
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Paperback, John Steinbeck & Edward F. Ricketts, 598 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780143117216
The collaboration of two friends—one a novelist, one a marine biologist—produced a volume in which fascinating popular science is woven into a narrative of man’s dreams, his ideals, and his accomplishments through the centuries.  Sea of Cortez  is one of those rare books that are all things to...

Spiral-Bound, Matt Leidecker, 146 pages, 6 x 11, 9780989205863
Exploring Sun Valley – A Comprehensive Guide   was published in 2010. After successfully publishing two river guidebooks, Matt began to think about tackling a hiking guidebook. His daughter Sarah was born in 2007 while preparing to research the Rogue Guidebook. With another child (Max born in...

Paperback, 880 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781640974289
Whether you want to hike through jaw-dropping landscapes of Yosemite, see rare wildlife and natural wonders in Yellowstone, or go river-rafting in the Grand Canyon, the local Fodor’s travel experts in the National Parks of the West are here to help!   Fodor’s National Parks of the West   is...

Hardcover, 6 x 8, 9781441337337
Not all those who wander are lost! Fill-in pages prompt you to record details of your hikes, including date, location, duration, difficulty level, weather, trail features, and much more, with space for notes. 160 pages. 6-1/4" wide x 8-1/4" high (16 cm wide x 21 cm high). Inside back cover...

Paperback, J. Duane Sept, 96 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780995226630
Coastal British Columbia, Washington and Oregon is an oasis for birds of many habitats. Saltwater and freshwater species are present, along with birds of the temperate rainforest, hardwood stands, forest edges and open areas. This illustrated guide includes color photographs, detailed...
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