John Brew Επιμελητής

Έγινε μέλος στις: Αυγ 06, 2012 Τελευταία δραστηριότητα στις: Νοε 29, 2023 iNaturalist Μηνιαίος Υποστηρικτής από Οκτώβριος 2019

I'm an amateur naturalist, always learning. "Each one of us adds a little to our understanding of Nature, and from all the facts assembled arises a certain grandeur." - Aristotle as quoted by Bradford Washburn.

My main area of exploration is the Pacific Northwest area of North America. I also like exploring the Southwest and have been able to explore a bit of Australia and New Zealand.
Here are a few favorites places of mine:
Mount Rainier National Park
North Cascades National Park
Grace Cole Nature Park

Some reference books I use for Pacific Northwest
Cascade-Olympic Natural History : A Trailside Reference by Daniel Mathews (a favorite)
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington,Oregon,British Columbia,and Alaska by Pojar and MacKinnon
Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
by C. Leo Hitchcock, Arthur Cronquist, et al. (2018 revision)
Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest by Mark Turner and Phyllis Gustafson and I find that Mark's website is very useful Pacific Northwest Wildflowers (Mark Turner) to search within a genus.
Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds And Selected Fishes by Andy Lamb and Bernard Hanby (My tag in observations = MLOPNW)
Between Pacific Tides 5th Edition by Edward F. Ricketts, Jack Calvin, and Joel W. Hedgpeth (Revised by David W. Phillips) (My tag in observations = BPT)
Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Steve Trudell and Joe Ammirati
Spiders and their Kin by H. W. Levi et al.

Useful Websites for Pacific Northwest Naturalists
Burke Museum, University of Washington Herbarium (WTU)
Trees of Washington by Milton Moser and Knut Lunnum of WSU
Wildflower Identification Website (by location)
Juniperus of Canada and the United States: Taxonomy, Key and Distribution

Biota of The Evergreen State College
Butterflies and Moths of North America
Pacific Northwest Moths
Field/Photo ID for Flies
Key to the Genera of Nearctic Syrphidae
Common Syrphini of the Northwestern USA & Western Canada
Northwest Syrphidae - subfamilies and tribes
Field Identification overview of Washington's bumble bees
Key to the Bumblebees of the Methow Watershed & Washington State (pdf file)
Pollinator Associations project - About Section

Marine Life
Pacific Northwest Shells and Marine Life Photos

Lichen genera images by Richard Droker

Pictorial Key to Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest by Danny Miller

Slime Molds
The Eumycetozoan Project
Discover Life Eumycetozoa Slime Molds

Natural World
The Methow Naturalist
Search for a Park Species List
Year In Review 2021

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