Covering every inch of Alberta's incredibly varied landscape, Alberta Nature Guide teaches you to identify nearly 400 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns:
- Colour illustrations of each species
- Native uses of plants
- Animal behaviour
- Ecology and range
- Similar species cross-referenced
- Colour maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas across Alberta.
This latest nature guide for Alberta is the perfect resource for anyone interested in learning more about nature in their backyard and beyond: teachers, parents, students and children's groups.
About the Author:
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. Her work in Alberta and the Northwest Territories has included research on tiny tundra plants, organic farming, breeding birds and one grizzly bear immobilization. She currently lives in a small town outside Edmonton with her adventurous family, who enjoy the outdoors and encourage others to appreciate nature.