DK brings you an all-encompassing guide to exploring, understanding and appreciating nature like never before. Join Chris Packham as he reveals how easy it is to learn about the flora and fauna that surround us every single day, from boosting your bird-watching skills to approaching urban farming, this horticultural handbook has it all! Let DK plant the seed of curiosity in the minds of our readers, and watch as it blossoms into a life-long love of nature and nurture, allowing you to engage with the wonders of the world, without intruding!With passion in every page, Packham brings you:-An informative yet jargon-free guide to exploring and understanding nature in all its forms-Illustrated visual studies of how habitats interact and coexist with each other-Top tips on observing and monitoring local wildlife sustainably-Photographic guides to seasonal outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy-Quick-reference panels explaining key scientific concepts for each habitat exploredFirst published in 2010, this naturalist handbook has since been revised extensively to encompass the latest technology and equipment accessible for naturalists to discover and engage with local wildlife no matter where you live. Touching upon the latest conservationist issues in today’s current climate, this curated wildlife encyclopedia will appeal to all nature enthusiasts passionate about exploring the natural world, whilst simultaneously setting out to protect it.
This nature guide promotes conservation and demonstrates simple ways to contribute to the health of the natural world. From raising caterpillars into blooming butterflies, to handy hints on how to record nature respectfully, this wonders of nature book is sure to shape your learning experience like never before. This beautifully illustrated wildlife book encompasses a habitat-by-habitat approach, introducing readers to different ecosystems in turn with both informative text and inspirational imagery, proving the perfect gift for budding botanists, green-fingered gardeners or for the nature lover in your life.