Identifying Trees of the West: An All-Season Guide to Western North America (Paperback)

Identifying Trees of the West: An All-Season Guide to Western North America By Lois DeMarco, Jay Mengel Cover Image
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Learn how to recognize trees you see every day by their bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this guide is an easy-to-use resource that covers every common tree in western North America--from the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific coast.

Hundreds of color images illustrate common treesWritten in clear, straightforward language for both beginning and advanced botanistsTips for identification throughout a tree's lifespan and in every season of the year

About the Author

Lois Demarco has a degree in forestry from Rutgers University. She had a career with the U.S. Forest Service, where she retired as the Ecosystem Management Staff Officer of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania. She lives in Russell, Pennsylvania. Jay Mengel has a BS in biology from Lebanon Valley College and a master's in business from Troy University. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force as a colonel, he began pursuing his interest in the outdoors. He had his own nature tour business in Mississippi and has been a seasonal interpretive ranger at Yellowstone National Park and a botany technician for a National Forest Research station. He lives in Russell, Pennsylvania.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811714723
ISBN-10: 0811714721
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication Date: November 15th, 2015
Pages: 416
Language: English