125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places
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125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places 125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places 125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places 125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places

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Publisher: Firefly Books

Edition Notes: Second Edition
Author Statement: Lyndsay Fraser and Christina Smyth
Audience: Trade
Specs: 300 color photographs, maps, index
Pages: 272
Trim Size: 7 1/2" X 9 1/2" X 5/8"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20230515
Copyright Year: 2023
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125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places

British Columbia is richly blessed with lush temperate rainforests, snow-capped mountains, rugged coastlines and unique wildlife. 125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia is a beautifully illustrated guidebook that explores this province's remarkable splendor and natural diversity. This second edition has been totally updated with new information and 25 additional destinations for nature lovers.

Each entry includes a descriptive destination profile, beautiful four-color photographs and at-a-glance information about the location and available activities. This new edition also features QR codes, which will allow readers to easily access information online about each hot spot.

The destinations are divided into six chapters - Vancouver Island and the Coast; Central British Columbia; Lower Mainland; Okanagan, Similkameen and Area; Kootenay Region; and Northern British Columbia. Here are just some of the new locations featured in this edition:

  • Howe Sound Crest Trail, which follows a picturesque ridge overlooking Howe Sound
  • Nootka Island, where you can spot coastal wolves and whale watch from shore
  • Savary Island, which has rare forested sand dunes
  • Willow Point Reef, an accessible spot to explore tidepools teeming with sea creatures
  • And many more!

Anyone who is eager to discover new places in British Columbia to hike, photograph wildlife, camp and paddle - whether going on a day trip, a weekend getaway or an extended holiday - will welcome this thorough and appealing guidebook.

Bio:

Lyndsay Fraser (she/her) grew up in the wilds of northern Ontario, developing a lifelong obsession with natural history and biology. She eventually moved west to explore the mountains, oceans and everything in between. She lives on the traditional territory of the K'ómoks First Nation in the Comox Valley working as a freelance science writer, educator, illustrator and communications specialist.

Christina Smyth (she/her) is an avid hiker and science teacher. She grew up exploring open forests on the traditional territory of the Smalqmix nation in Princeton and can now be found enjoying the coastal rainforests and alpine landscapes in the traditional territory of the Skwxwú7mesh Nation.

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