Carr, Archie. 1973. The Everglades. New York: The American Wilderness/Time-Life Books, 184pp. 20 years old, but still a fine overview of Florida Everglades ecology.
Dittmar Family. 1989. Visitors’ guide to ancient forests of Western Washington. Washington, D.C.: The Wilderness Society, 79pp. Has identification information on old-growth conifers.
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman. 1947. The Everglades: river of grass. St. Simons Island, GA: Mockingbird Books, Inc., 308pp. Excellent reading for the motivated student.
Gatewood, Steve, and Dennis Hardin. 1985. La Florida: the land of flowers.
The Nature Conservancy News
, 35(5): 6-12. “Why is Florida special?”. Discussion of bio-diversity.
George, Jean Craighead. 1988. Everglades wild-guide. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Division of Publications, Handbook 143, 103pp. The “Official National Park Handbook,” and perhaps the best easy-to-use reference for students.
Graham, Frank, Jr. 1990. Kite vs. stork. Audubon, 92(3): 104110. Readable article on the conflicts arising in wildlife management of two very different endangered species.
Hanify, Mary Lou, and Craig Blencowe. 1992. Guide to the Hoh rain forest. Port Angeles, Washington: Northwest Interpretive Association, Olympic National Park Branch, 32pp. One of the small, inexpensive guides to rain forest flora and fauna.
Holloway, Marguerite. 1994. Nurturing nature.
, 270(4): 98-108. The most recent in a series of popular science magazine articles on the Florida Everglades.
Mairson, Alan. 1994. The Everglades: dying for help.
, 185(4): 2-35. National Geographic’s latest effort at presenting the Everglades story. “While our heads say ecosystem and bio-diversity, our hearts still say swamp. 11
McCarthy, Susan. 1993 (December). A seabird’s secret life is revealed—50 miles inland.
, 24(9): 70-81. Well written story of the Marbled Murrelet.
Nadkarni, Nalini. 1985. Roots that go out on a limb.
, 94(2). Highly readable article.
O’Connor, Irene. 1962. An introduction to Quinault Valley rain forest. Hoquiam, Washington: 39pp. This is really a small field guide to common plants of the Olympic rain forest.
Robertson, William B. , Jr. 1989. Everglades: the park story. Homestead, Florida: Florida National Parks & Monuments Association, Inc. , 65pp. Senior Park Biologist Robertson has written the story of park plants, animals, and human use.
Stevenson, George B. 1992. Trees of Everglades National Park and the Florida Keys. Homestead, Florida: Florida National Parks & Monuments Association, Inc., 32pp. A layman’s guide.
Stewart, Charles. 1987. Guide to Hurricane Ridge. Port Angeles, Washington: Nature Education Enterprises, 34pp. Useful pamphlet on Olympic trails, geology, plants, animals.
Walker, Wendy. 1991. Washington National Forests. Helena, Montana: Falcon Press, National Forests of American Series, 128pp. Contains a 20 page section on Olympic National Forest.
Washington Park Arboretum. ca. 1990s. Western Washington native plants and their many uses. Seattle: Washington Park Arboretum, 14pp. The smallest and simplest plant guide.