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Lightweight alternative to Laws Field Guide

Postby scipio » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:20 pm

I enjoy identifying flora and fauna when I'm in the Sierra.

I carry the Laws Field Guide as my reference, and it's extremely useful. However, it's quite heavy IMO. Does anyone know of lightweight alternatives? Or is that as good as it gets? I'm loathe to give it up unless there's a good alternative.



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Re: Lightweight alternative to Laws Field Guide

Postby Dave_Ayers » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:03 pm

I don't know of a worthy alternative.

What I've done is to buy a few pamphlets (such as http://www.waterfordpress.com/products/ ... dlife.html) and make photocopies of them onto lightweight sheets of paper to take along. Not as comprehensive as I'd like, but at least something.
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Re: Lightweight alternative to Laws Field Guide

Postby scipio » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:10 pm

Thanks Dave_Ayers - I'll look into that. But seems like I might be stuck with the "brick" for now. I love how comprehensive it is, hard to give up.
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