Discover the Pacific Northwest: Best British Columbia Books
By Cari Morgan1 Min. Read
From informative travel resources and field guides to compelling narratives about the region’s wild places, this essential reading list dives deep into the history, natural environment and lure of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful and rugged part of the world, you’ll want to put a few of these books on your must-read list.
An Introduction to British Columbia & the Pacific Northwest
A short history of Burrard Inlet, the port surrounding Vancouver. It’s a story of the Native Americans, developers, businessmen, environmentalists and other influential figures that played a role in the rise of the greater Vancouver area.
Drawn from the author’s journals, this account of the natural and cultural history of an unnamed island in the waters of Haida Strait, is a beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. It’s a book that inspires wonder.
This pocket-sized Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide guide features favorite attractions in Vancouver and Victoria, insider tips and easy to follow maps and itineraries that will make planning a trip to the region a breeze.
Compiled by a former forest service ecologist and botany teacher at Yellowstone Institute, this handy guide features 300 species of wildflowers, expertly photographed, explained and organized by color and family for quick identification. It covers the Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho regions.
For nearly 20 years, award-winning photographer and conservationist Ian McAllister followed two undisturbed wolf packs along the coast of British Columbia known as the Great Bear Rainforest. In this compelling read he shares about his experience and observations.