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The Northwest Coastal Explorer: Your Guide to the Places, Plants, and Animals of the Pacific Coast

By Robert Steelquist

The Pacific Northwest coast is one of the most spectacular corners of the planet. Its magnificent terrain, unique plants, and abundant wildlife make it an explorer’s paradise. Author and local expert Robert Steelquist knows every nook and cranny, and is right by your side, pointing out the natural wonders casual visitors often miss. Organized by habitat, the book profiles easy-to-find plants and animals in each environment, and reveals insider location tips—such as where to find bald eagle habitats and wild stands of carnivorous plants. Weekend trip suggestions target the best of coastal Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. The Northwest Coastal Explorer is a treasury of experiences to delight every seaside adventurer.

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Robert Steelquist

Robert Steelquist is a native Pacific Northwest writer, photographer, naturalist, and environmental educator. Over his 30-year career, he has introduced readers, audiences, and students to nature in the Northwest through books, lectures, backpacking trips, and other outdoor learning adventures.

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