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Thanks to the recent great weather, everyone has been wanting to go outside. Go take a walk or plan a trip. Thanks to a big book donation these nature guidebooks are available for check out so you’ll know what you see!

These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

New Books: Nature Guides

50 Common Birds of the Southwest by Richard L. Cummingham, Call Number: 598.297 C973f

70 Common Cacti of the Southwest by Pierre C. Fischer, Call Number: 583 F529s

100 Desert Wildflowers of the Southwest by Janice Emily Bowers, Call Number: 582.13 B786o

Arizona Wildflowers: A Year-Round Guide to Nature’s Blooms by Desert Botanical Garden Staff and Arizona Highways Staff, Call Number: 582.13 A719

Baja California Plant Field Guide by Norman C. Roberts, Call Number: 582.097 R646b

Birds of America, Edited by T. Gilbert Pearson, Call Number: 597.297 B618

Birds: Their Life – Their Ways – Their World, Call Number: 598.2 B618b

Cacti by Walter Kupper and Pia Roshardt, Call Number: 583.47 K967c

California Desert Wildflowers: 96 Color Photographs, 172 Line Drawings, 2 Maps by Philip A. Munz, Call Number: 582.13M971c

The Complete Book of Photographing Birds by Russ Kinne, Call Number: 778.932 K557c

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: From Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia by John J. Craighead, Frank C. Craighead, Jr. and Ray J. Davis, Call Number: 582.13 C886f

A Field Guide to Western Birds by Roger Tory Peterson, Call Number: 598.297 P485fi

The Flowering Cactus by Raymond Carlson, Call number: 583.471 F644f

A Guide to Field Identification Birds of North America (Expanded, Revised Ed.), Call Number: 598.297 R632b

The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand (Revised ed.) by Hugh Robertson and Barrie Heather, Call Number; 598.099 R649h

Simon and Schuster’s Complete Guide to Plants and Flowers, Edited by Frances Perry, Call Number: 635.9 S594

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