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 Central Oregon plants and animals.
"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, East Cascades Audubon Society
Inside you'll find:
Fun, inviting language, including funny sidebars and local stories you won’t find anywhere else
Full-color photos to help you identify over 350 birds, wildflowers, trees, and animals
Details on where to find every species at local trails and parks
12 scavenger hunts at locations across Central Oregon to inspire your next adventure