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Edible and Medicinal Plants of Florida

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The benefits and enjoyment of foraging wild plants are without question.  Before modern agriculture and Big Pharma, most people had to rely on their knowledge of edible and medicinal plants to survive or to simply supplement their lifestyle.

Today, many of us are looking back a bit and looking to nature to supply those benefits we once simply accepted as normal. With this pamphlet you will find valuable information on many of the native plants common to Florida that have culinary and medicinal benefits.

  • Additional information in this guide includes:
  • Regions and growing conditions where these species are located
  • What parts of the plants are edible and their uses
  • Medicinal uses of the plants, if applicable
  • Identifying poisonous aspects of the plants, if applicable

With this plant guide you will look at the plants around you in a whole different way. This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glove box or backpack yet sturdy enough to stand up to outdoor use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

ISBN: 978-1-954018-28-0

Bats of Eastern North America

Bats are one of the most unique and mysterious animals on earth. You may have feared them or have been fascinated by them. Either way, you have wanted to learn more. This is your chance. Their nocturnal habits make them difficult to photograph and document.

However, this guide provides the expert and the novice alike the visual cues and scientific observations to identify bats from the Adirondacks to the Everglades.

This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glove box, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof. Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-55-1

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Birds of Southwest Florida

Birds of Southwest Florida covers the area from Punta Gorda south to Marco Island. This waterproof guide beautifully illustrates 127 species of birds that can be found in southwestern Florida. Black-whiskered Vireo, Florida Scrub Jay, Short-tailed Hawk, Snail Kite, Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Mangrove Cuckoo, Limpkin, Wood Stork are some of the “specialties” included in this guide.

This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. It includes common and scientific names, length, wing span and season when these birds can be seen. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this guide.

ISBN: 978-0-9824905-6-3

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Warblers of North America

Warblers of North America provides comprehensive coverage of all the regularly occurring warblers of NA, plus a few rarities. Over 150 photos include breeding adults, nonbreeding and first-winter plumages of many species where pertinent, and immature male and female photos of some species. Similar species are often shown adjacent to each other to allow for direct comparison in the field.

Each species includes a short description of their physical and plumage features, body and wingspan measurements, and preferred habitats. The status of each species, including seasonal frequency, resident or migrant occurrence, along with the habitat preferences are noted, and geographic occurrence for most species is provided.

These guides differ from other similar products by the increased number of photos for each species, which allows readers to compare a variety of individuals on the same page. This laminated, waterproof, folding field guide is a must for anyone who wants to identify warblers anywhere in North America—and they fit in your back pocket when you complete your ID conclusion. You’ve tried the rest; now try the best quick reference guides for North American warblers.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-29-2

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Owls of North America

This comprehensive guide includes multiple photos of every owl found in North America, including some regional subspecies. Some species have up to six photos that show plumage variation, sexual differences and behavior, with 75 photos representing the 19 species of owls found in North America.

Most other similar guides only show two or three photos of each species, which is why this guide is more helpful in field conditions.

Accompanying text provides tips on how to identify each owl, including how they differ from other similar owls, as well as their calls and vocalizations. The ability to see similar owl species in side by side comparison is the key to your ID success, and this guide allows that to happen due to the foldable panels.

Nine species of nighthawks and nightjars are also shown at the end of this guide, with multiple photos showing nighthawks in flight for ID comparison. All nightjars found in North America are also shown here, with text explaining how each differs from the others. This waterproof guide is invaluable for your field identification of these two birds groups.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-21-6

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