About the Author
LINDA KERSHAW is the best-selling author of a number of nature books published by Lone Pine. She is a career botanist who has consulted and done research for the World Wildlife Fund, as well as national governments and universities. Her extensive field work has taken her into the vast Canadian boreal forest as well as above the treeline in the Rocky Mountains, on Ellesmere Island and in New Zealand. Linda now works as a writer and editor when not pursuing two of her favorite pastimes--photography and illustration.
She has authored or contributed to dozens of field guides and scholarly papers.