Trees of the Northern Pacific Coast is a photographic guidebook that identifies over sixty of the most prominent native and naturalized tree species of the coastal region spanning from California, Oregon, and Washington, to British Columbia and Southern Alaska. Entries for each species contains a full description that details shape and form, physical characteristics, habitat, wildlife uses and information on identifying potential signs of disease and damage. Each entry will also include multiple photographs, detailing the tree's bark, needles/leaves, seeds/pinecones and overall appearance.
Robert Weiss has been a botanist for 20 years and more recently an arborist, focusing on vascular and non-vascular plant surveys, noxious weed management, and seed collections. He has performed wetland delineations and tree hazard assessments. He has experience with vegetation surveys along utility lines and technical report writing. Most of his work as a botanist and arborist has been on the West Coast of the United States in Washington, Oregon, and California