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Recommended Field Guides
Freshwater Invertebrates
Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen’s and Ecologists’ Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives
By W. Patrick McCafferty
© 1998 Purdue University
ISBN 0-867200-17-0
A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
By J. Reese Voshell, Jr.
© 2002 McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company
ISBN 0-939923-87-4
Larvae of the North American Caddisfly Genera (Trichoptera)
By Glenn B. Wiggins
© 1995 University of Toronto Press
ISBN 0-802027-23-7
Wetlands & Wetland Plants
The Book of Swamp and Bog: Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of Eastern Freshwater Wetlands
by John Eastman.
© 1995 Stackpole Books
ISBN 0-8117-2518-9
Common Marsh, Underwater, and Floating-Leaved Plants of the United States & Canada
By Neil Hotchkiss
© 1972 Dover Press
ISBN 0-486-22810-X
Freshwater Wetlands- A Guide to Common Indicator Plants of the Northeast
by Dennis W. Magee
© 1981 University of Massachusetts Press
ISBN 0-87023-317-3
Northeastern Wetland Flora: Field Office Guide to Plant Species
by USDA - NRCS/Northeastern National Technical Center, Chester Pennsylvania
Plants in Wetlands: A Redington Field Guide to Biological Interactions
by Charles B. Redington
© 1994 Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
ISBN 0-84038-983-3
Pond and Brook
by Michael J. Caduto
© 1990
ISBN 0-87451-509-1
Pond Life: A Golden Guide
by George K. Reid
© 1987
ISBN 0-30724-017-7
Through The Looking Glass
by Susan Borman, Robert Korth, Jo Temte
© 1997/1999 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership
ISBN 0-93231-032-X
Wetland Planting Guide for Northeast United States
by Gwendolyn A. Thunhorst
© 1993 Environmental Concern, Inc.
ISBN 1-88322-602-3
Wetlands - National Audubon Society Nature Guides
by William A. Niering
© 1985 Alfred A. Knopf, New York
ISBN 0-39473-147-6
Forests & Trees
Eastern Forests: National Audubon Society Nature Guides
by Ann and Myron Sutton
© Alfred A. Knopf, New York
ISBN 0-39473-126-3
Forest Leaves: How to Identify Trees and Shrubs of Northern New England
by Henry Ives Baldwin
© 1982/1993 Peter E. Randall Publisher
ISBN 0-91433-943-5
Trees of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada
by William M. Harlow
© 1942/1957 Dover Publications
ISBN 0-91433-943-5
Wildflowers, Weeds, Grasses
Grasses: An Identification Guide
by Lauren Brown
© 1979 Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN 0-395-62881-4
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers (Eastern Region)
by William A. Niering
© 1979/1995 Chanticleer Press
ISBN 0-39450-432-1
Weeds of the Northeast
by Richard H. Uva
© 1997 Cornell University
ISBN 0-80148-333-4
Animal Tracks of New England
by Chris Stahl
© 1989 The Mountaineers
ISBN 0-89886-194-2
The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States
by Janine M. Benyus.
© 1989
ISBN 0-671-65908-1
Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
by Lee Allen Peterson
© 1977 Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN 0-39531-870-X

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