Field guide to California's rivers /

Award-winning author, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer presents the world of California rivers in this practical and inspiring field guide. Loaded with tips on where to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it offers an interpretive approach that reveals geology, plant and wild life, hydrolo...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Palmer, Tim, 1948-
Format: eBook
Published:Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2012.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:California natural history guides ; 105.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Welcome to the World of California Rivers; Acknowledgments; A Word of Warning; AN INTRODUCTION TO THE RIVERS; The Network of Rivers; The Natural History of Rivers; The Problems, Protection, and Restoration of California Rivers; Fifty Common Species of River Plants and Animals; RIVER PROFILES; North Coast; Sacramento Basin; San Joaquin Basin; Central and South Coast; Eastern Sierra Nevada; Deserts; Appendices; Sources; Additional Captions; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.