The Nature of Bend is a nature guide like no other. Funny, informative, and filled with local flavor, it's the one book you need to identify, locate, and learn about more than 350 plants and animals across Central Oregon.

"With a touch of wit, a smidgen of useful trivia, and a whole lot of informative content, this guide has plenty to offer the budding naturalist, weekend nature warrior, and seasoned veteran naturalist." — Chuck Gates, past president of the East Cascades Audubon Society

Inside you'll find:

  • Jargon-free details to help you identify over 350 birds, wildflowers, trees, and animals
  • Trails, parks, and other specific locations where you can find every species
  • Twelve scavenger hunts to inspire your next adventure
  • Funny sidebars, local stories, Native legends, practical tips, and more!