More than 200 plants, trees and shrubs, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds commonly found in eastern wetland habitats are featured in this detailed field guide. Entries for each species include identifying characteristics, descriptions, full-color photos, and range maps. This guide also explains the valuable role of wetlands in a healthy ecosystem and describes the various types of wetlands found throughout the eastern United States. The convenient, pocketsize format makes this a perfect resource for hikers, campers, naturalists, and wildlife professionals.
T. Travis and Shanda Brown photograph and write about a wide variety of plants and animals, specializing in freshwater ecosystems and rare plants and animals. Travis works as an ecologist for Eco-Tech Consultants, where he conducts biological inventories, stream and wetland surveys, and endangered species surveys throughout the country. Travis and Shanda live in southern Indiana.