A 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students: K–12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council).
Take a tour of America's great outdoors and discover the beauty and diversity of its most iconic and majestic national parks. Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the flora and fauna unique to each of the 21 parks portrayed, this lushly illustrated coast-to-coast journey documents in large format the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places—and shows why they should be preserved for future generations to enjoy.
Divided by region (East, Central, Rocky Mountains, West, Tropics, and Alaska), a pictographic map at the start of each section shows the locations of the parks to be covered. Each park is introduced by a stunning, poster-worthy illustration of one of its scenes and a summary of its makeup, followed by individual illustrations of the animals and plants that make their homes there.
A book to be treasured by children and adults alike, National Parks of the USAserves to inspire the adventuring naturalist in all of us and makes a great coffee table book for the lover of National Parks.
Hardcover book featuring 112 pages
Product Dimensions: 10.4 x 0.6 x 12.5 inches
Bushcraft 101 - A Field Guide to Wilderness Survival
The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! A New York Times Bestseller written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury. Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on:
Choosing the right items for your kit.
Manufacturing needed tools and supplies.
Collecting and cooking food.
Protecting yourself from the elements.
With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined.
Paperback featuring 256 pages
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches
Moon Outdoors PNW Camping: The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping in Washington and Oregon
Pristine mountain lakes, dramatic coastlines, and unforgettable national forests:Moon Pacific Northwest Campinghas a spot for you. Inside you'll find:
A Campsite for Everyone:A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from family-friendly car camping to secluded hike-ins, plus dog-friendly and wheelchair-accessible options
Ratings and Essentials:Campsites are rated on a helpful scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgrounds
Recreation Highlights:Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, water-skiing, whitewater rafting, hot springs, and options for winter sports
Maps and Directions:Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campground
Trusted Advice:Expert outdoorsman Tom Stienstra is always on the move, having traveled thousands of miles across Washington and Oregon over the past 25 years
Tips and Tools:Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, as well as background information on the climate, landscape, and history of the campsites
In-Depth Coverage:Moon Pacific Northwest Camping covers Oregon and Washington, including: the Olympic Peninsula and the Washington Coast, Seattle and Puget Sound, the Northern and Southern Cascades, Northeastern Washington, the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Rainier, Southeastern Washington, the Oregon Coast, Portland and the Willamette Valley, Mount Hood, and Northeastern and Southeastern Oregon
Whether you're a veteran camper or pitching a tent for the first time, with Moon's comprehensive coverage and strategic advice you'll be ready for your next adventure.