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The Forests of Michigan

School Price $22.95

THE FORESTS OF MICHIGAN
by Donald I. Dickmann and Larry A. Leefers

Fifty three percent of the state's land is still covered by forest. Michigan still ranks near the top of the states in the amount of forested land. Here is a good descriptive book which is detailed, yet easy to read and understand. Fires, tornadoes, urban development and neglect all play a part in the history of our forests. A good mix of color and black and white maps, charts and photos throughout the book. ©2003. 8.5 x 11.297 pages. Grades 6 and up. Paperback.


A Guide to Michigan's Endangered Wildlife
School Price $17.95
A GUIDE TO MICHIGAN'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE
by David C. Evers

Widespread logging, farming, wetland destruction, water and land pollution have worked together to endanger and threaten many wildlife species in Michigan. There are eighty-one birds, mammals, reptiles and fish on Michiganís endangered and threatened species list. This book profiles each one with detailed text accompanied by beautiful color photos by some of Michiganís foremost nature photographers. Also includes maps showing distribution of each species. Plus a section on extinct species and those driven out of the state.  ©1992. 6 x 9.  103 pages. Paperback. (Middle school - adult).


Mammals of The Great Lakes Region
School Price $18.95
MAMMALS OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION
by Allen Kurta

Completely redesigned and rewritten.  A wealth of material pertaining to mammals is packed between its covers along with 85 dramatic black and white photos and several maps and drawings. Has a broad appeal to teacher, student, tourist, sports person alike. Illustrated  ©1995.  6 x 9.  376 pages.  Paperback.  (Middle school-adult)


Michigan Frogs, Toads, and Salamanders
School Price $15.95

MICHIGAN FROGS, TOADS, AND SALAMANDERS
by Harding and Holman

This is a companion book to two others from the MSU Extension Service on snakes and turtles. Provides detailed information on 25 species with over 115 remarkable color photos. Several maps are included. Book not overly technical. Short bibliography.  ©1999. 5.5 x 8.5.  144 pages. Paperback.  (Upper elementary to Adult).


Michigan Trees
School Price $19.95

MICHIGAN TREES
by Barnes and Wagner

An old faithful revised in 2004. Over a hundred pages with great line drawings illustrating leaf, twig, flower and seed or nut of many popular and rare Michigan trees. A new section on ecosystems using color and black and white maps. Extensive glossary and full index. ©2004. 6.25 x 9.75. 448 pages. Paper back.


Michigan Turtles and Lizards
School Price $10.95
MICHIGAN TURTLES AND LIZARDS
by James H. Harding and J. Alan Holman

Even before dinosaurs, there were turtles and lizards. Covered are the 10 turtles and two lizard species that live in Michigan. For each there is a full-page color photo, description and status, plus habitat and habits. There are guidelines for the care of captive turtles and lizards. Read about the Painted Turtle, the new state reptile! Excellent concise source of information.  ©1997.  5 x 8. 94 pages.  Paperback. (Better grade 4 and up).


Michigan Wildflowers
School Price $18.95
MICHIGAN WILDFLOWERS
by Harry Lund

This was the first full-color guide to the stateís wildflowers and it is now in its 7th edition (©1998). It covers 278 wildflowers. Each description includes a color photo. Protected and threatened species are indicated. This edition also has information on 8 wildflower walks.  ©1997.  6 x 9. 144 pages.  Paperback. Grades 7-adult.



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