Indiana University Press; 2012; $35
Love Indiana? Really love Indiana? Then the hardcore Hoosiers among you will flock like native fowl to this massive, detailed book. Organized by habitats and historical periods, the tome is filled with maps, graphs and beautiful photos, all in the effort to grasp the biodiversity of our great state.
Marvel at the exhaustive lists of plants, mammals, fishes and birds; in addition, increase your knowledge of wetlands and exotic species. With this book, you can build your foundational knowledge of the Indiana landscape, so you can better defend it, and more actively advocate for its conservation.