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  • Trees and Shrubs of Kentuckyby Mary E. Wharton; Roger W. Barbour

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 39.95

    This authoritative volume provides a comprehensive guide to the 282 species of woody plants found in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and Eastern Missouri. Illustrated with more than 1,150 photographs, this book shows not only leaves and bark, but also buds, flowers, and fruits to enable you to recognize... more...

  • Wildflowers of Mammoth Cave National Parkby Randy Seymour

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    Not only for use in the Mammoth Cave area, this guide is widely useful in a large area, including much of the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. An in-depth field guide to 400 wildflowers found along the trails and roads within the park. Each wildflower is represented by a brilliant full-color photograph... more...

  • Mammals Of Kentuckyby Roger W. Barbour; Wayne H. Davis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Because of its central situation in the Eastern United States and the variety of habitats to be found within its borders, Kentucky has an interesting mixture of mammals, including some characteristic of the Deep South, the West, and the North. All 63 species native to the state are described and illustrated in this volume, the fifth in a series of... more...

  • Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachiansby William C. Roody

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight and considerable challenge, for every outdoor excursion offers the chance of finding a mushroom not previously... more...

  • Bluebirds And Their Survivalby Wayne H. Davis; Philippe Roca

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    A fascinating guide which tells you what you need to know to bring more bluebirds into your life In this detailed how-to book, bluebird expert Wayne H. Davis tells how to attract and care for this beautiful and gentle bird and offers solutions to the most common bluebird problems. Since bluebirds are almost entirely dependent on people for providing... more...

  • The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlasby Jr. Brainard L. Palmer-Ball

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 39.95

    Ten years in the making, The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlas presents the results of a seven-year survey of all birds that nest in the Bluegrass State, providing photographs of each species. This work summarizes the distribution and abundance of these bird species, and describes such recent phenomena as the invasions of the Blue Grosbeak and House... more...

  • Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentuckyby Thomas G. Barnes; S. Wilson Francis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 29.95

    Since Kentucky is situated at a biological crossroads in eastern North America, citizens and visitors to this beautiful state are likely to be greeted by an astonishing variety of wildflowers. This non-technical guide -- featuring more than five hundred dazzling full-color photographs by award-winning photographer Thomas G. Barnes -- is the state's... more...

  • The Aloineaeby Herbert Parkes Riley; Shyamal K. Majumdar

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Aloineae, a tribe of several hundred species of succulent plants of the lily family, are ideal subjects for the study of karotypes and chromosome irregularities. This book brings together the major findings of a half-century of study of the Aloineae, with regard to polyploidy, aneuploidy, deletions, duplications, inversions, and translocations... more...

  • The American Dartersby Robert A. Kuehne; Roger W. Barbour

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The darters are a fascinating group of colorful and diminutive freshwater fish whose beauty rivals that of the tropical reef fishes. Native only to North America, the darters occur widely, especially in the United States, but are little known to the general public, largely because of their small size -- few exceed six inches and some measure a mere... more...

  • This Land, This Southby Albert E. Cowdrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 27.50

    Here is the story of the long interaction between humans, land, and climate in the American South. It is a tale of exploitation and erosion, of destruction, disease, and defeat, but also of the persistent search for knowledge and wisdom. It is a story whose villains were also its victims and sometimes its heroes. Ancient forces created the southern... more...