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Watchable Birds of the Great Basin By: David Lucas Illustrated: Photos by Brian Smith & Don Baccus
Birders from novice to expert will appreciate this full-color glimpse into the lives of 80 of the region's most watchable species. Limited number of copies autographed.
Sierra Nevada Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Common Wildflowers and Shrubs of the Sierra Nevada, Including: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings National Parks By: Karen Wiese
A beautifully descriptive guide for your day hikes in the Tahoe/Truckee area or your backpacking adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail, Sierra Nevada Wildflowers is a must-have for any flower enthusiast. This book is full of detailed photographs, and is color-coded for easy reference along the trail.
Geologic Trips: Sierra Nevada By: Ted Konigsmark
If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide along on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, it describes 116 of the best-known geologic and scenic attractions of the Sierra.