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Edible Wild Plants

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551271

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.

Mushrooms

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551820

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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When foraging for wild mushrooms, it is critical to be able to positively identify edible and poisonous species. Mushrooms is your guide to familiar, widespread North American species. This beautifully illustrated pocket guide highlights over 60 familiar edible species and 14 poisonous species and includes tips on identifying and harvesting wild mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal forfield use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Trees

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551783

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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The quality of our environment - the air, soil and water - depends greatly on trees. In this beautifully detailed guide, with full color illustrations, over 140 familiar North American species are highlighted and helpfully organized by family. Trees is the essential reference guide for nature lovers of all experience levels. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.

Freshwater Fishes

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551837

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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From the tiny minnow to the massive muskellunge, there are almost 800 species of freshwater fish in North America. Freshwater Fishes is an ideal, simplified reference to the most common North American species. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species organized by family to allow for easy comparison of similar species. This guide is an excellent source of portable information and it is ideal for field use by anglers of all ages.

Medicinal Plants

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Widespread Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551905

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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Discusses common North American medicinal plants, where to find them, and how they are used.

Animal Tracks

A Folding Pocket Guide to the Tracks and Signs of Familiar North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583550724

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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Animal Tracks provides a simplified field reference to the tracks, signs and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. Included is a ruler for measuring the tracks. This beautifully illustrated guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Bugs and Slugs

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Invertebrates

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583551813

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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The adorable ladybug is one of hundreds of species of invertebrates found in and around your home. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of beetles, bugs, spiders, flies, aquatic insects and everything in-between. Also identifies the differences between different types of invertebrates, the eight major groups of insects and tips on identifying species in the field. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information for novices and experts alike. Made in the USA.

Dangerous Animals and Plants

A Folding Pocket Guide to Dangerous North American Species

Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583553091

Category: Nature

Page: 12

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Dangerous Animals and Plants is an essential guide for the naturalist. This portable folding guide highlights poisonous plants, aggressive mammals and venomous snakes and sea creatures. The color illustrations offers easy identification for the weekend or avid nature enthusiast.

Foraging for Wild Edible Foods

A Folding Pocket Guide to Sustainable Practices and Harvesting Techniques

Author: James Kavanagh,Waterford Press

Publisher: Duraguide

ISBN: 9781620052785

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1

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Foraging involves finding, identifying and harvesting wild edible plants. It is a healthy outdoor activity that puts one in touch with nature and provides a bounty of fresh, nutritious, free food. This handy pocket guide provides simplified reference to the approved practices for harvesting wild edible plants in a sustainable manner. Topics include a harvesting strategy, safety (including the universal edibility test), and the proper tools and methods to harvest berries/fruits, nuts, leaves/shoots/stems, roots/tubers and mushrooms. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is a portable source of practical information and is ideal for field use by outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Made in the USA.

Massachusetts Wildlife

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 9781583556290

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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The state insect, the Ladybug, is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the Bay State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures 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.

Wild Edible Mushrooms

Tips and Recipes for Every Mushroom Hunter

Author: Hope Miller

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762777249

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 4301

The essential guide for seeking and savoring North America’s edible species.

Blueprints Family Medicine

Author: Martin S. Lipsky,Mitchell S. King

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1608310876

Category: Medical

Page: 329

View: 9596

Blueprints Family Medicine, Third Edition provides students with a complete review of key concepts and topics and serves as a rapid reference during day-to-day activities in patient care—perfect for clerkship rotations and the USMLE. This edition has been completely updated while maintaining its succinct, organized, and concise style. 100 USMLE-style multiple-choice questions with full explanations Key Points at the end of each chapter summarize important information Updated Appendix of evidence-based resources Companion website offers access to fully searchable text plus an additional 50 USMLE-style questions with answers

Hawaii Nature Set

Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees and Wildflowers of Hawaii

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781620051368

Category: Animals

Page: 36

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The Hawaii Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for The Aloha State. The set includes three Pocket Naturalist Guides to Hawaii, Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife, and is attractively packaged in an acetate bag. The beautifully illustrated folding guides highlight well over 300 familiar and unique species and include ecoregion maps featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas and botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, Pocket Naturalist Guides arelightweight, pocket-sized sources of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Made in the USA.

The Pocket Guide to Wild Mushrooms

Helpful Tips for Mushrooming in the Field

Author: Pelle Holmberg,Hans Marklund

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1620877317

Category: Nature

Page: 125

View: 1368

Learn how to recognize mushrooms in the wild with this handy guide.

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

Author: Gregory L. Tilford

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing

ISBN: 9780878423590

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 239

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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a full-colour photographic guide to the identification, edibility, and medicinal uses of over 250 plant species, growing from Alaska to southern California, east across the Rocky Mountains and the Northern Plains to the Great Lakes. Herbalist and naturalist Gregory Tilford provides a thorough introduction to the world of herbal medicine for everyone interested in plants, personal well-being, and a healthy environment.

A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants

Eastern and Central North America

Author: Steven Foster

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicinal plants

Page: 366

View: 9839

Includes bibliographical references.

Identifying & Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Steve Brill,Evelyn Dean

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062029188

Category: Gardening

Page: 336

View: 4635

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health, including such common plants as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusion made with the leaves is good for stomach aches and disgestive disorders). More than 260 detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants -- many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty recipes included in this book. There are literally hundreds of plants readily available underfoot waiting to be harvested and used either as food or as a potential therapeutic. This book is both a field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us.

San Diego County native plants

Author: James Lightner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780974998114

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 5554

All That the Rain Promises and More

A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms

Author: David Arora

Publisher: Springer Science & Business

ISBN: 9780898153880

Category: Nature

Page: 261

View: 6097

Full-color illustrated guide to identifying 200 Western mushrooms by their key features.

Northeast Foraging

120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Beach Plums to Wineberries

Author: Leda Meredith

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694173

Category: Nature

Page: 308

View: 9906

“An invaluable guide for the feast in the East.” —Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award–winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook The Northeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Leda Meredith as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Northeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Rhode Island.

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