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Recommended Reading

Cotton grass
Cotton grass
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The following reading material also provides excellent information about the region:

CAFF Secretariat, ed. 2000. Arctic Flora and Fauna, Status and Conservation. Edita Plc, Helsinki.  272 pp.

Field Guide to the Birds of the Mackenzie Delta. 2002. Aurora Research Institute. Inuvik. NT. 102pp

MacKay, J. Ross, a complete list of MacKay's publications can be found at

National Geographic Society.1987. Field Guide to the Birds of North America.  National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. 464pp.

Page, Burt.1991. Barrenland Beauties. Outcrop Ltd., Yellowknife. NT. 246pp.

Pielou, E.C. 1994. A Naturalist's Guide to the Arctic. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL. 327 pp.

Trelawny, John G. 1993. Wildflowers of the Yukon, Alaska and Northwestern Canada. Sono Nis Press, Victoria, B.C. 214 pp.

Western Arctic Handbook Committee. 2002. Canada's Western Arctic Including the Dempster Highway. Western Arctic Handbook Committee. 352 pp.

Western Arctic Handbook Committee. 2002. Natural History of the Western Arctic. Western Arctic Handbook Committee. 98 pp.