An invaluable resource for nature lovers in the Pacific NorthwestInsects of the Pacific Northwest
describes more than 450 species including beetles, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, grasshoppers, crickets, cicadas, flies, bees, wasps, ants, spiders, millipedes, snails, and slugs. This must-have field guide is perfect for hikers, fishers, and naturalists.
- More than 600 superb color photographs
- Helpful keys for identification
- Clear coded layout
- Covers Oregon, Washington, northern California, and British Columbia
About the Author
Peter Haggard holds a bachelor’s degree in wildlife management and has worked as an agricultural inspector in California for more than 30 years. During that time he has collected, photographed, and identified thousands of insects of the Pacific Northwest and maintained a database of hundreds of insect species.
Judy Haggard holds bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from Humboldt State University. After working for state and federal natural resource agencies, she now serves as a consulting wildlife biologist.
“It’s a handy little paperback you can carry right into the garden to compare photos with the real thing crawling on your hydrangea. . . or lilly. . . or. . .” —The Seattle Times
“Released in tandem with the wildflower guide, this reference describes and shows photos of more than 450 species. . . . If you have a budding entomologist in the family, this easy-to-use guide is a natural.” —The Oregonian
“A comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the most common insects in northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. . . . The book makes fascinating reading for gardeners as well as hikers and wildlife enthusiasts.” —North Coast Journal
“This solid guide exhibits the sort of thoughtful touches that characterize the other books on Timber Press’s list.” —Sequim Gazette