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Author De Nevers, Greg.
Title The California naturalist handbook.
Imprint Berkerley : University of California Press, 2013.

Author De Nevers, Greg.
Subject Natural history -- California.
Natural areas -- California.
Biodiversity -- California.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Edelman, Deborah S.
Merenlender, Adina Maya, 1963-
Description 1 online resource (281 pages)
Contents California natural history and the role of naturalists -- Geology, climate, and soils -- Water -- Plants -- Forest, woodland, and range resources and management -- Animals -- Energy and global environmental issues -- Interpretation, collaboration, and citizen science.
Summary The California Naturalist Handbook provides a fun, science-based introduction to California's natural history with an emphasis on observation, discovery, communication, stewardship and conservation. It is a hands-on guide to learning about the natural environment of California. Subjects covered include California natural history and geology, native plants and animals, California's freshwater resources and ecosystems, forest and rangeland resources, conservation biology, and the effects of global warming on California's natural communities. The Handbook also discusses how to create and use a field notebook, natural resource interpretation, citizen science, and collaborative conservation and serves as the primary text for the California Naturalist Program.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520954618 (electronic bk.)
0520954610 (electronic bk.)
1283959941 (ebk)
9781283959940 (ebk)
OCLC # 826856143
Additional Format Print version: 9780520274808