The Nature of Bend is a nature guide like no other. Funny, informative, and filled with local flavor, this is a book you'll want in your backpack and on your bedside table.

"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 find and identify over 350 birds, wildflowers, trees, and animals
  • Twelve scavenger hunts to inspire your next adventure
  • Funny sidebars, local stories, Native legends, practical tips, and more!