Hawaiʻi Wetland Field Guide


Hawaiʻi Wetland Field Guide


by Terrell A. Erickson, Chris F. Puttock

paperback, color, 304 pp, 6" x 9"

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This field guide is for those who love wetlands and recognize that wetlands are an integral and vital part of healthy tropical ecosystems. This is an important book describing wetlands in Hawaii, wetland delineation, mitigation, restoration and planning.

It includes sections on birds, fishes and insects, and describes more than 200 common wetland plants. Photographs, a glossary of botanical and ecological terms, an index to all scientific and common names, and references for further reading provide additional information.


Terrell A. Erickson is a Conservation Biologist for the NRCS Oversight and Evaluation team in Beltsville Maryland. She has worked for the Wetlands/Coastal Zone Management in Washington State, as a resource manager for the U.S. Navy in Guam, in Hawai'i for the Army Corps of Engineers, and as the first State Biologist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service. 

Dr. Christopher Puttock has worked as a botanist and flora writer for Flora of Australia project before coming to Hawai'i in 1998 as Collections Manager of Botany at the Herbarium Pacificum Bishop Museum, and in 2004 Director of Pacific Center for Molecular Biodiversity where he became a leader in Hawai'is conservation efforts.