Did you know that fungi are made to make medicine for humans? Or that the most mushrooms can be seen in autumn? This picture book about nature is packed with fun facts about fungi. It includes gross-out stories of fungal infections that kids will love, incredible facts about “bananageddon”, crop disease, epidemics, and zombified ants! It’s the ultimate gift for children who are interested in nature and microorganisms. Book must be returned.
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Kurt Cyrus’s Trillions of Trees is an ecological picture book companion to the popular Billions of Bricks, about counting and planting trees.
Grab a shovel and get ready to plant some trees! From poplars to pines, alder, apple, peach, and plum, this rhyming story introduces the concept of orders of magnitude and celebrates the importance of planting different trees and preserving diverse ecosystems. Nurturing a new sapling is one of the first steps in growing hundreds, millions, even trillions of trees. This book needs to be returned.
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This fun field guide will help students learn about the many different types of mosses, liverworts and lichens! The descriptions are very user friendly and include up-close pictures of each different plant form with details on their purpose and where they can be found. This item will need to be returned.
Why so the different animals in Oregon’s forests choose to live where they do? This booklet describes some of the wildlife associated with stands of different age classes.
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This revised and updated publication is designed to assist forest landowners, land managers, students, and educators in understanding how forests provide habitat for different wildlife and plant species. It describes the specific habitat requirements of selected species found in forested habitats across all ecoregions in Oregon. It provides teachers and students a way to learn more about wildlife species and the forest habitats they use and helps landowners and land managers determine what species to include in their management plans.
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This brochure engages readers in the foundation and mission of Natural Resources Conservation Services as well as career opportunities and how to get involved.
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When Wilma decides her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor. Year after year, Wilma and Parker nurture their trees, keeping careful count of how many they plant, how many perish, and how many grow to become fine, full Christmas trees. A cozy, holiday read-aloud and a lyrical way to usher in the month of December. This book will need to be returned.
Grandpa switches on the colored lights, puts up the OPEN sign, and the Christmas Tree Hut is open for business. From the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve people will come from all over to find just the right tree. But most shoppers don’t know that Grandpa and his family have worked all year long planting, pruning, measuring, and tagging trees. This vibrantly illustrated book shows the entire process from seedling to decorated tree as a warm-spirited family carries on a holiday tradition. This book needs to be returned.
Discover what lives around you in the Wetlands and Wet Prairies! Created for Willamette Valley habitats, explore local plants insects, wildlife, and more! Each set comes with an Educator’s Guide which includes educational activities for students. 1 teacher guide comes with a set of cards. This item needs to be returned.
Discover what lives around you in the Upland Prairie! Created for Willamette Valley habitats, explore local plants insects, wildlife, and more! Increase you knowledge of native species, biodiversity, relationships, and cycles. Each set comes with an Educator’s Guide which includes educational activities for students. 1 teacher guide comes with a set of cards. This item needs to be returned.