The Rockies: A Natural History

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Greystone Books, Apr 1, 2007 - Nature - 288 pages
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The Rockies: A Natural Historyprovides a comprehensive, detailed, and scientifically up-to-date look at the biology and the ecology of the Rocky Mountains. Covering the Rockies from Alaska to the Mexican border, from sagebrush flats to windswept peaks, and from their beginnings below the ancient seas to their uncertain future, this book is the most complete natural history of the full mountain range. Written in a lively, engaging style, the text is augmented by spectacular full-color photographs and maps and elegant black-and-white line drawings.

Both an authoritative reference and an easy-to-read guide, The Rockies: A Natural Historyis a must for anyone who wants to know more about the splendor and diversity of these stunning mountains.

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

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About the author (2007)

Richard Cannings is a renowned naturalist, conservationist and international lecturer on birds and bird habitats. He has authored many books on birding and natural history, including the bestselling Birds of Southwestern British Columbia. Research and editorial contributors to this book include biologist Mike Denny, long-time Cascadia birder Bob Morse, Audubon Society lecturer Harry Nehls and regional editor for North American Birds Dave Trochlell.

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