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125 Nature Hot Spots in British Columbia - 2nd Edition by Lyndsay Fraser & Christina Smyth (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • British Columbia is richly blessed with lush temperate rainforests, snow-capped mountains, rugged coastlines and unique wildlife.
  • About the Author: Lyndsay Fraser (she/her) grew up in the wilds of northern Ontario, developing a lifelong obsession with natural history and biology.
  • 272 Pages
  • Travel, Canada

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About the Book



Previous edition published under title: 100 nature hot spots in British Columbia.



Book Synopsis



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.



Review Quotes




[Review of previous edition: ] A great resource for local naturalists and tourists feeling a little wanderlust.-- "Coyote Indie Books" (5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM)

[Review of previous edition: ] Whether one enjoys camping, hiking, looking at flora and fauna, or beautiful waters, the book is your guide to the best British Columbia has to offer.-- "Shelf Life" (1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM)

New book identifies natural 'hot spots' located throughout the province, from the remote to those located just a stone's throw from a city centre.--Aleesha Harris "Vancouver Sun" (6/9/2023 12:00:00 AM)



About the Author



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.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.37 Inches (H) x 7.48 Inches (W) x .71 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Travel
Sub-Genre: Canada
Publisher: Firefly Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Lyndsay Fraser & Christina Smyth
Language: English
Street Date: March 7, 2023
TCIN: 88132469
UPC: 9780228104124
Item Number (DPCI): 247-45-4399
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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