Field Guide to Oregon Rivers

Un libro in lingua di Tim Palmer Avery Willliam E. (ILT) edito da Oregon State Univ Pr, 2014

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Palmer offers a comprehensive and up-to-date guide covering 120 notable rivers and streams of Oregon. The book begins with a river history lesson, educating the reader about the geology, ecology, and flora and fauna of the rivers. The text then offers a comprehensive list of fifty common river and riparian plants and animals. Organization is by area such as coastal, Umpqua, Rogue, and the Columbia and its gorge. Each river entry offers its length, watershed and average flow, and discusses hiking, fishing, and rafting options. Entries also include a lovely photograph of each river. An appendix provides fun lists such as, Best River Running, Best Bicycling Along Rivers, and Long Dam-Free Reaches of Rivers. Numerous maps are included. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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