BOOKS & HANDBOOKS

• A Field Guide to Common Fishes of the Pacific Northwest
• A Field Guide to Seashells and Shellfish of ohe Pacific Northwest
• A Field Guide to Sea Stars of the Pacific Northwest
• A Field Guide to the Identification Of Pebbles
• A Field Guide to Trees of the Pacific Northwest
• A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
• A Handbook for Stream Enhancement and Stewardship
• A Laboratory Manual for Marine Science Studies
• A Study of Water Quality
• Aquaculture Desk Reference
• Better Trout Habitat: A Guide to Stream Restoration and Management
• Coastal Fishes of the Pacific Northwest
• Discover Nature in Water and Wetlands
• Fish Disease: Diagnosis And Treatment
• Field Identification of Coastal Juvenile Salmonids
• Fish Hatchery Management
• Fisheries Ecology and Management
• Globe Soil Color Book
• Flash Cards of Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
• Forest Ecosystem Science and Management
• Investigating Water Problems
• Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada
• Limnology: An Introduction to the Fresh Water Environment
• Munsell Rock Color Charts
• Munsell Soil Color Charts
• Our Environment Battles Water Pollution
• Pacific Reef & Shore
• Pacific Seaweeds
• Petersen Field Guide: Freshwater Fishes
• Plankton Culture Manual
• Pocket Reference
• Quick Quide to Freshwater Invertebrates
• Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture
• The Field Manual for Water Quality Monitoring
• The LaMotte Soil Handbook
• The Monitors Handbook
• The Water Quality Educator CD

Invertebrates Book
A GUIDE TO COMMON FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES OF NORTH AMERICA:

J. Voshell Jr., 2002

This book meets the needs of teachers, amateur naturalists, environmentalists, anglers, and others interested in aquatic biology by providing substantive information in non-technical language for about 100 of the most common groups of invertebrates found in the inland waters of North America. It is broad in scope, geographically and taxonomically; it is written at a substantive yet easily accessible level that will appeal to both general readers and those with more advanced interest in the subject; and it contains numerous high-quality illustrations, including more than 100 specially commissioned color plates. 103 color pages, 135 b/w illustrations. 454 pages. Softcover.

#BK-GCFINA: A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America $49.00

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QUICKGUIDE TO MAJOR GROUPS OF FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES:

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by J. Reese Voshell, Jr., illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright

QuickGuide will be useful to teachers, students, naturalists, water quality monitors, landowners, aquatic resource managers, youth groups, and others interested in, or responsible for, studying, monitoring, or managing freshwater resources. QuickGuide is a modestly reorganized version of information contained in J. Reese Voshell's A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America. The great advantage of the stand-alone version of QuickGuide is that it is easier to use in the larger format than is the guide in the book, and it can be used in the field or laboratory with minimal risk of damage by water or mud.

QuickGuide is a laminated brochure, sealed on all four sides, that, when unfolded, measures 18" wide x 9.5" high. QuickGuide is accordion-folded into 8 panels, each measuring 4.5" wide by 9.5" high.

#BK-QGMGFI: Quickguide to Major Groups of Freshwater Invertebrates $7.95

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FLASH CARDS OF COMMON FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES OF NORTH AMERICA
SET ONE--Major Classes and Orders

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by J. Reese Voshell, Jr., illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright

4"x 6", two-sided waterproof flash cards, 32 cards per set.

SET ONE covers the major classes and orders of freshwater invertebrates. This set would be basic to teaching/learning biology and ecology at the K-12 levels, for interpretation and outreach activity, and for biomonitoring of freshwater streams and ponds.

Flatworms (1); Leeches (1); Aquatic earthworms (1); Ancylid snails (1); Physid snails (1); Mussels (1); Fingernail or pea clams (1); Water mites (1); Aquatic sow bugs (1); Scuds or sideswimmers (1); Crayfishes (1); Shrimps (1); True bugs (2); Water beetles (3); Damselfies and dragonflies (2); Stoneflies (2); Mayflies (2); Dobsonflies, fishflies, hellgrammites (1); Caddisflies (3); True flies (3).

#BK-FC1: Set 1 - Flash Cards of Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
Currently out of print - no stock available at this time
$43.00

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FLASH CARDS OF COMMON FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES OF NORTH AMERICA
SET TWO--Families of Mollusks, Stoneflies, Mayflies, and Caddisflies

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by J. Reese Voshell, Jr., illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright

4"x 6", two-sided waterproof flash cards, 32 cards per set.

SET TWO and SET THREE treat the taxa at the family level and thereby provide more detail which, in turn, affords the opportunity to better understand the biological diversity of freshwater systems and the changes in environmental health brought on by human activities. These sets would be most useful for teaching principles of biology and ecology at advanced high school and college levels, for training instructors who would be conducting interpretation or outreach activities, and for biomonitoring carried out by experienced citizen volunteers, agency personnel, or professional scientists.

Viviparid snails; Pleurocerid snails; Ancylid snails; Planorbid snails; Lymnaeid snails; Physid snails; Mussels; Fingernail or pea clams; Asian clam; Zebra mussel; Roachlike stoneflies; Giant stoneflies; Common stoneflies; Perlodid stoneflies; Winter stoneflies; Common burrower mayflies; Small squaregill mayflies; Spiny crawler mayflies; Flatheaded mayflies; Pronggilled mayflies; Small minnow mayflies; Micro caddisflies; Saddlecase maker caddisflies; Giant case maker caddisflies; Common netspinner caddisflies; Fingernet caddisflies; Trumpet net, tubemaker caddisflies; Freeliving caddisflies; Longhorned case maker caddisflies; Northern case maker caddisflies.

#BK-FC2: Set 2 - Flash Cards of Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
Currently out of print - no stock available at this time
$43.00

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FLASH CARDS OF COMMON FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES OF NORTH AMERICA
SET THREE--Families of Other Insects

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by J. Reese Voshell, Jr., illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright

4"x 6", two-sided waterproof flash cards, 32 cards per set.

SET TWO and SET THREE treat the taxa at the family level and thereby provide more detail which, in turn, affords the opportunity to better understand the biological diversity of freshwater systems and the changes in environmental health brought on by human activities. These sets would be most useful for teaching principles of biology and ecology at advanced high school and college levels, for training instructors who would be conducting interpretation or outreach activities, and for biomonitoring carried out by experienced citizen volunteers, agency personnel, or professional scientists.

Water boatmen; Backswimmers; Water scorpions; Giant water bugs; Water striders; Crawling water beetles (adult); Whirligig beetles (adult); Riffle beetles (adult); Predaceous diving beetles (adult); Water scavenger beetles (adult); Broadwinged damselflies; Spreadwinged damselflies; Narrowwinged damselfies; Clubtail dragonflies; Darner dragonflies; Skimmer dragonflies; Dobsonflies, fishflies, hellgrammites; Alderflies; Water pennies (larva); Riffle beetles (larva); Predaceous diving beetles (larva); Phantom crane flies; Mosquitoes; Black flies; Non-biting midges; Biting midges, no-see-ums, punkies; Crane flies; Horse flies, deer flies; Aquatic snipe flies; Shore flies, brine flies.

#BK-FC3: Set 3 - Flash Cards of Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
Currently out of print - no stock available at this time
$43.00

lab manual
A LABORATORY MANUAL FOR MARINE SCIENCE STUDIES:

LaMotte Company

Provides information on sampling procedures and water quality analysis in salt water environments. Includes test procedures and description of reagents and labware. 32 pages. Softcover.

#1587: A Laboratory Manual For Marine Science Studies $9.25

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DISCOVER NATURE IN WATER AND WETLANDS:

By Elizabeth P. Lawlor.
Stackpole Books, 2000.
Highlights essential information about the diverse ecosystems surrounding ponds, swamps, and other watery places and also provides activities to help you explore these fascinating areas. Discover the properties, processes, and phases of water as well as the plant and animal life associated with water. Includes chapters on trees, cattails, ferns, dragonflies, damselflies, butterflies, salamanders, frogs, turtles, and wetland mammals (beavers, muskrats, and raccoons). 222 Pages. Softcover.

#BK-DNIWW: Discover Nature In Water And Wetlands $21.95

study of water
A STUDY OF WATER QUALITY:

Dr. Charles E. Renn

An in-depth examination of the life-cycle of water, from its natural occurrence to its treatment for domestic and industrial usage. Emphasis is provided on such water quality problems as scaling, corrosiveness, taste, and turbidity. 46 pages. Softcover.

#1532: A Study Of Water Quality $8.50

aquaculture reference
AQUACULTURE DESK REFERENCE:

R. LeRoy Creswell, 1993

A complete, water-resistant, soft cover reference guide for the aquaculturist. Includes many conversion and formula tables, medication doses, feed contents and recipes, fish shipping densities and oxygen absorption charts, etc. Very useful and complete. 222 pages. Softcover.

#BK-ADR: Aquaculture Desk Reference $69.00

Better Trout Habitat
BETTER TROUT HABITAT: A GUIDE TO STREAM RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hunter, Christopher J., 1995

This book provides an overview of trout habitat characteristics and methods of habitat improvement. It provided details about the need for habitat characteristics like bank cover, in-stream debris, and sinuous stream channels. Explains the physical, chemical, and biological needs of trout, and shows how climate, geology, vegetation, and flowing water all help to create trout habitat. Tables, photos, figures. 320 pages. Softcover.

#BK-BTH: Better Trout Habitat: A Guide to Stream Restoration and Management $59.95

Coastal Fishes
COASTAL FISHES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:

Andy Lamb, 1986

Each fish is identified by its common name, and is illustrated with a full-colour photograph and labeled sketch. Special sections present catching tips for anglers and commercial fishermen; location hints for divers, beachcombers, and pleasure boaters; and cooking ideas for seafood gourmets. The information included in these sections provides a brief but detailed description of each fish's habitat, physical characteristics and behavior - everything that a fisherman or an amateur naturalist needs to know! 224 pages, Paperback.

#BK-CFPN: Coastal Fishes of the Pacific Northwest $28.95

Field Guide
FIELD IDENTIFICATION OF COASTAL JUVENILE SALMONIDS:

W.R. Pollard & G.F. Hartman & C. Groot & Phil Edgell, illustrated by C. Groot, photos by Phil Edgell

Correctly identifying young salmonids improves the accuracy of resource management information, leading to a fuller knowledge of the distribution and status of fish stocks. Until now, identifying coastal salmonids during their fry to smolt life stages in freshwater and saltwater estuaries of the Pacific Northwest has been difficult due to the lack of comprehensive, practical information. This guide was written and compiled by top fisheries biologists from government and industry who wanted to make available a simple, easy-to-use system for identifying 10 of the most common species of juvenile salmon, trout and char in the field.

The guide uses high-quality photos, colour illustrations and detailed drawings to show distinguishing physical features for each species. A fish viewing bag provided with the guide helps identify most fish in the field, and an easy-to-follow chart facilitates identification of the three major groupings and individual species. Habitat use information and maps help to determine where and when various species may be found for sampling.

#BK-FICJS: Field Identification of Coastal Juvenile Salmonids $15.25

Fish Guide
A FIELD GUIDE TO COMMON FISHES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:

Andy Lamb, Bernard Hanby & Phil Edgell

The waters of the Pacific Northwest are home to some of the most unique and diverse marine creatures in the world, including rockfishes, greenlings and, of course, salmon. This full-colour waterproof brochure is packed with information on seventy-eight "must-have" common fishes of the Pacific Northwest. A Field Guide to Common Fish of the Pacific Northwest provides a succinct rundown on a huge variety of our fishy neighbours, and is an ideal guide for fishermen, divers and anyone interested in the marine life that fills our surrounding waters.
2015, Pamphlet, 70 Colour Photos.

#BK-FGCFPNW: A Field Guide to Common Fishes of the Pacific Northwest $7.95

Hatchery Management
FISH HATCHERY MANAGEMENT:

US Fish & Wildlife Service, 1992

This is a must-have book, covering a wide variety of subjects, from setting up a hatchery through feeding, hatchery operation, fish health, water quality and transportation. Many useful charts. US Fish & Wildlife Service, 1992. Softcover, 515 pages.

#BK-FHM: Fish Hatchery Management $109.00

Fish Disease
FISH DISEASE: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Edward J. Noga, 2010, Second Edition

Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition provides thorough, yet concise descriptions of viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic and noninfectious diseases in an exhaustive number of fish species. Now in full color with over 500 images, the book is designed as a comprehensive guide to the identification and treatment of both common and rare problems encountered during the clinical work-up. Diseases are discussed following a systems-based approach to ensure a user-friendly and practical manual for identifying problems.
Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is the must-have reference for any aquaculturists, aquatic biologists, or fish health specialists dealing with diagnosing or treating fish diseases.
Hardcover, 536 Color Pages.

#BK-FDDT: Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment $189.00

Investigating Water
INVESTIGATING WATER PROBLEMS:

Dr. Charles E. Renn

Provides a comprehensive description of twenty-five water quality test factors, including analytical procedures for their measurement and the interpretation of test results. Also includes illustrations and a valuable glossary. 72 pages. Softcover.

#1589: Investigating Water Problems $8.50

Field Guide
PETERSON FIELD GUIDE - FRESHWATER FISHES, 2ND EDITION:

Brooks, M. Burr, 2011

There are nearly 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America alone, and identifying them can sometimes be a daunting task. In fact, in just the twenty years since publication of the first edition of the Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, the number of species has risen by almost 150, including 19 marine invaders and 16 newly established nonnative species. This second edition incorporates all of these new species, plus all-new maps and a collection of new and revised plates. Some of the species can be told apart only by minute differences in coloration or shape, and these beautifully illustrated plates reveal exactly how to distinguish each species.

The guide includes detailed maps and information showing where to locate each species of fish, whether that species can be found in miles-long stretches of river or small pools that cover only dozens of square feet. The ichthyologic world of the twenty-first century is not the same as it was in the twentieth, and this brand-new edition of the definitive field guide to freshwater fishes reflects these many changes.
2011, Trade Paperback, 688 Pages

#BK-PFGFWF: Petersen Field Guide: Freshwater Fishes $29.95

handbook
A HANDBOOK FOR STREAM ENHANCEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP:

The Izaak Walton League of America

A Handbook For Stream Enhancement And Stewardship from the Izaak Walton League of America is an excellent study of conservationist activities in dynamically aiding the restoration, enhancement, and environmental maintenance of rivers and streams. Deftlyproviding readers with a conceptual grasp of the "stewardship" responsibilities of various groups, organizations, individuals, companies, communities, and government planning agencies, A Handbook For Stream Enhancement And Stewardship informatively presents a ideas and expertise with which to actively make a difference in maintaining and enhancing rivers and streams for purposes of the flora and fauna dependent upon them, as well as the critically important role of the stream with respect to watershed dynamics. A core addition to personal, professional, environmental activists, academic, and community library Environmental Studies reference collections, A Handbook For Stream Enhancement And Stewardship is very strongly recommended as an expert informational resource for environmental and waterway restoration and conservation.
2006, Paperback, 188 Pages

#BK-HSES: A Handbook for Stream Enhancement and Stewardship $55.00

ecology
FISHERIES ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT:

Carl J. Walters, Steven J. D. Martell

Quantitative modeling methods have become a central tool in the management of harvested fish populations. This book examines how these modeling methods work, why they sometimes fail, and how they might be improved by incorporating larger ecological interactions. Fisheries Ecology and Management provides a broad introduction to the concepts and quantitative models needed to successfully manage fisheries. Walters and Martell develop models that account for key ecological dynamics such as trophic interactions, food webs, multi-species dynamics, risk-avoidance behavior, habitat selection and density-dependence. They treat fisheries policy development as a two-stage process, first identifying strategies for varying harvest in relation to changes in abundance, then finding ways to implement such strategies in terms of monitoring and regulatory procedures. This book provides a general framework for developing assessment models in terms of state-observation dynamics hypotheses, and points out that most fisheries assessment failures have been due to inappropriate observation model hypotheses rather than faulty models for ecological dynamics. Intended as a text in upper division and graduate classes on fisheries assessment and management, this useful guide will also be widely read by ecologists and fisheries scientists.
2004, Paperback, 448 Pages

#BK-FEAM: Fisheries Ecology and Management $95.00

Sustainable Freshwater
SUSTAINABLE FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE:

Nick Romanowsk

A complete, accessible and affordable guide to freshwater aquaculture, emphasising sustainable use of all resources: whether it be on a small scale in a backyard pond, or in commercial production on broad acres. The book includes detailed information from design and construction of ponds to water quality, enhancing production through aeration, filtration and water treatment wetlands, foods and feeding, breeding and propagating aquatic animals and plants, sources of stock and polyculture (mixing fish, crustaceans, other animals, and plants for greater yields).
2007, Paperback, 184 Pages

#BK-SFA: Sustainable Freshwater Aquaculture $69.00

Fishes of Canada
LAKE, RIVER AND SEA-RUN FISHES OF CANADA:

Frederick H. Wooding, 1997

The only popular guide to freshwater fishing in all parts of Canada, Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada is a must for anglers, naturalists and anyone who loves fine nature writing. Whether you want to find out how the Dolly Varden trout got its odd name, sort out the salmonids' tangled family relations, or identify some queer-looking item you've never hooked before, this book will prove indispensable.

The only complete guide to freshwater game fishes in all parts of Canada, this book is a must for naturalists, anglers and everyone else who wants to learn more about Canada's wildlife, it includes detailed descriptions and 36 full-colour illustrations as well as 1 4 beautiful and precise line drawings.

All of the main fish families are represented in Canadian waters, and new species are still being discovered. Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada offers biology, angling tips and notes on the curiosities of all the best-known game fishes, and fishing lore from high mountain lakes, prairie rivers, the Great Lakes, the Arctic coastline and ocean tidepools.

Loaded with practical as well as scientific information and pleasantly laced with history and lore, the book This revised edition includes a foreword by the eminent fish scientist Professor Joseph Nelson and an updated essay on endangered species by Dr. R.R. Campbell.
1997, Softcover, 304 Pages.

#BK-LRSRFC: Lake, River and Sea-Run Fishes of Canada $26.95

Limnology Handbook
LIMNOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FRESH WATER ENVIRONMENT:

William H. Amos

A concise resource on the biological, chemical, and physical processes of ponds, lakes, streams, and rivers. Topics include stream dynamics, plant zonation, the succession of ponds, the energy cycle of ponds, etc. 40 pages. Softcover.

#1593: Limnology: An Introduction to the Fresh Water Environment $9.25

Environment Battles
OUR ENVIRONMENT BATTLES WATER POLLUTION:

Dr. Charles E. Renn

A lively text that follows the journey of a theoretical river from its origin as a mountain brook to its discharge into a marine estuary. Includes the chemical and biological changes that occur as the stream reacts to impurities from natural and industrial sources. 32 pages. Softcover.

#1592: Our Environment Battles Water Pollution $9.25

Pacific Reef and Shore
PACIFIC REEF & SHORE:

Rick M. Harbo, 2003

This is the 21st century successor to Harbo's 1980 bestseller Tidepool and Reef, with more species, up-to-date scientific information and many brilliant new full-colour photographs of the 300 most common plants and animals of the intertidal zone. Arranged for quick identification with colour-coded sections, this ingenious guide has written descriptions of each organism, with size, habitat and interesting facts conveniently placed next to its photo. 80 pages, Paperback

#BK-PRS: Pacific Reef and Shore $9.95

Plankton Manual
PLANKTON CULTURE MANUAL:

F. Hoff and T.W. Snell, 1989

An excellent book on culturing microalgae, rotifers, ciliates, artemia and daphnia. 126 pages. Paperback.

#WQB32: Plankton Culture Manual $59.00

pocket reference
POCKET REFERENCE:

Thomas J. Glover, reprint 2002, 3rd edition.

A valuable pocket-sized reference book which covers Air & Gases, Computers, Electronics, General information, Geology, Hardware, Math, Money, Steel and Metals, Surveying and Mapping, Weights and measures and much more. A must for everybody. 480 pages, Softcover.

#POCREF: Pocket Reference $17.95

Field Manual
THE FIELD MANUAL FOR WATER QUALITY MONITORING:

(12th edition) by Mark Mitchell and William Stapp

This serves as the standard text for school-based water quality monitoring programs in schools around the world. The manual details nine water quality tests: dissolved oxygen, fecal coliform, pH, total solids, total phosphorous, nitrates, turbidity, biochemical oxygen demand, and temperature. The manual also includes chapters on heavy metals testing, land use practices, and computer networking. The current edition specifically features LaMotte water quality test kits. Softcover.

#3-1508: The Field Manual for Water Quality Monitoring $62.00

monitors handbook
THE MONITOR'S HANDBOOK:

LaMotte Company

A valuable reference guide for both beginners and veterans of water quality analysis in natural aquatic systems. Provides a comprehensive overview of monitoring streams, lakes, rivers, and estuaries. Includes physical, biological, and chemical factors of water quality and analytical procedures for their measurement. The basics of waterway surveys, program planning, data analysis and reporting are also described. 71 pages. Softcover.

#1507: The Monitor's Handbook $19.25

globe soil book
THE GLOBE SOIL COLOR BOOK:

This water-resistant soil book features a unique "waterfall" page design with each of the 208 extra-large color samples stripe-coated across the page for easy comparison to soil samples, while also preserving the three-dimensional color order throughout the book. Features 8 hues (7.5R - 5Y), 23 Gley colors, a soil structure ruler, and diagrams and instructions for determining soil color, structure, texture, consistence, and free carbonates. Constructed of water-resistant, non-paper stock. Chart may be exposed to moisture and cleaned after use without damage. Page sizes vary according to "waterfall" effect: 2", 2-1/4", 2-1/2", 2-3/4". Color stripe size: approx. 11/16" wide.

#77369: Globe Soil Color Book $90.00

munsell soil charts
MUNSELL SOIL COLOR CHARTS:

This revised edition features the same colors available in previous books plus additional color charts. Included are a 10Y and 5GY soil chart for glauconite soils, a 5R soil chart for Australia and Southeast Asia, and a 7.5R soil chart for tropical and semi-tropical soils. A Munsell high value, low chroma "white" page shows half steps from 8.5 to 9.5 in value with chromas of 1 and 2 for N, 7.5YR, 10YR, and 2.5Y. Use this page to describe carbonate, silica, gypsum, and soluble salt precipitates and evaporites common to arid and semi-arid environments as well as very light-colored parent materials such as diatomaceous earth and volcanic ash. The book's light gray pages decrease sun glare. The color chips are recessed into each water-resistant page to allow dirt and debris to be wiped off easily with less effect on the color chips. 2009 Revised Edition. Chart Size: 6" x 8"

#77321: Munsell Soil Color Charts $274.00

munsell rock charts
MUNSELL GEOLOGICAL ROCK COLOR CHARTS:

This new edition is a revision of the previously published Geological Society of America (GSA) Rock-Color Chart prepared by the Rock-Color Chart Committee. Included are 115 color chips with the Munsell numerical designation for identifying the range of rock colors. Works with either wet or dry specimens. Excellent for describing the color of medium to fine-grained rocks. Also helpful when working with coarse-grained rocks. A neutral mask is included for isolating individual colors. Loose leaf binder. 2009 Revised Washable Edition. Page Dimensions: 4-3/8" x 7-1/4". Binder Dimensions: 6" x 7-3/4" x 1".

#77333: Munsell Geological Rock Color Charts $121.00

soil handbook
THE LAMOTTE SOIL HANDBOOK:

LaMotte Company

A manual for "growers" and soil investigators! Provides information on major and minor nutrients, trace elements, soil pH, organic matter, and soil texture. Also includes lime and fertilizer recommendations for a variety of crops and plants. 60 pages. Softcover.

#1504: The LaMotte Soil Handbook $7.95



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FOREST ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT

Third Edition. Edited by Raymond A. Young and Ronald L. Giese. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003. Provides a broad overview of the field of forestry from a number of authors. Content coverage ranges from the basic cell, individual trees, and the forest stand to management of the forest stand and acquisition of goods and services from the forest. Each author provides general coverage of his or her specialized field within the discipline and emphasizes how decisions made by forest managers affect the forest ecosystem. Appendices. Hardcover. 560 Pages.

#BK-FESM: Forest Ecosystem Science and Management $201.95



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A FIELD GUIDE TO TREES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

This laminated (8 fold pamphlet) guide features twenty-six native trees commonly found from Alaska to Oregon, providing common and Latin names accompanied by colour photographs of identifying features such as bark, leaves or needles, flowers, cones, seeds and fruit. Information on identification, range and an illustration of each tree's silhouette make it a snap to distinguish a shore pine from a western white pine or a trembling aspen from a paper birch. Also included are traditional uses and other interesting tree facts and lore.
Dimensions (when folded) 9" x 4.5"

#BK-FGTPNW: Field Guide to Trees of Pacific Northwest $7.95



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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF PEBBLES

The Field Guide to the Identification of Pebbles, a full colour, laminated, accordion folded, easy to use guide with over 80 beautiful photographs of pebbles from beaches and rivers. Use the photos to identify over 28 different types of rocks and minerals. The short text deals with how rocks form and how to tell if a rock is igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic.
Dimensions (when folded) 9" x 4.5"

#BK-FGIP: Field Guide to the Identification of Pebbles $7.95



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A FIELD GUIDE TO SEASHELLS AND SHELLFISH OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

If you are in the Pacific Northwest, you will find local beaches as rich in fascinating treasures as any place on earth--or at least you will once you have this handy eight-fold guide to show you where to look and how to identify what you find. Those whose interest in shellfish is mainly gastronomic will also find this waterproof guide an essential tool.
Dimensions (when folded) 9" x 4.5"

#BK-FGSSPN: A Field Guide to Seashells And Shellfish Of The Pacific Northwest $7.95



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A FIELD GUIDE TO SEA STARS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Sea stars are amongst the most common and conspicuous invertebrates that thrive in the rich waters of the Pacific Northwest, from northern California to southeast Alaska. An underwater photographer, journalist and naturalist with over 40 years of diving experience, Neil McDaniel provides many original field observations to accompany his remarkable images of these fascinating animals. This durable, water-resistant 8-fold field guide describes how to identify more than 30 species likely to be encountered by beach walkers and scuba enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest. It also provides intriguing details about their behaviour, including how they move about, hunt for prey, reproduce and avoid predators. It is an ideal companion for family explorations to the sea shore, an invaluable reference in any scuba diver's kit bag and a useful addition to the home library..
Dimensions (when folded) 9" x 4.5"

#BK-FGSTPN: A Field Guide to Sea Stars Of The Pacific Northwest $7.95



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PACIFIC SEAWEEDS

Thomas Druehl, March 2001

With line drawings and vivid colour photographs, this easy-to-use book thoroughly documents every aspect of seaweed life, from species identification and seaweed biology to the essential - and often surprising - roles seaweed plays in the marine ecosystem and our everyday lives. Clear and informative, and packed with comprehensive scientific information, interesting facts, further readings and even an assortment of tasty seaweed recipes, this unique and highly readable guidebook will appeal to marine biologists, amateur beachcombers and everyone in between. 192 pages, Softcover.

#BK-PSW: Pacific Seaweeds $24.95

test kit

THE WATER QUALITY EDUCATOR CD:

Teach your students and volunteer monitors all about Natural Water Quality Monitoring. Use the CD to plan and implement a special long-term service project, community outreach program, environmental course, and classroom and field trip pre-lab activity to test water quality in rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, estuaries, and other natural bodies of water. The Water Quality Educator CD along with the Monitor's Handbook (code 1507) provides extensive training for the water scientist focusing on three aspects of water quality monitoring as practiced extensively by schools and communities throughout the world.
Water quality is monitored by testing for a variety of factors in three broad categories:
1. Chemical (Dissolved oxygen, nitrate, pH, phosphate, alkalinity)
2. Biological (Aquatic Macroinvertebrates as living indicators of water quality)
3. Microbiological (E. coli, total coliforms, fecal coliforms, Enterococcus)
This distinctive reference will guide you through the decisions that are made prior to testing to the analysis of the final results. Determine why you want to monitor. Select the site(s). What tests will give you the information you need to fulfill your objectives? During testing, this guide will show how to perform the test. After testing, it will interpret the results.

#5872: The Water Quality Educator CD $69.00