Bursting with amazing photographs and concise descriptions, this Guide is ideal for the coffee table, suitcase or backpack of resident and visitor alike. It offers an extensive sampling of New Englands natural history and gives a wide sampling of the areas best parks, preserves, beaches, forests, and more. Easy to use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the regions wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and more. Complete overview of N.E. natural history including geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds, weather patterns, and night sky. Detailed descriptions for 50 of the best sites to visit in the region and notes on many others. 1,500 full color images include over 1,300 photographs, 14 maps, 16 night sky charts, and 150 drawings explaining various features of N.E..