ACORN, John




Author Tags: Outdoors

With a Master's degree in Entomology from the University of Alberta, Edmonton-based John Acorn is a co-author of The Birds of Coastal British Columbia, Bugs of British Columbia (Lone Pine. 2001) and Butterflies of British Columbia (Lone Pine, 2006). He has also written and hosted a television series called Acorn, The Nature Nut.

[BCBW 2007] "Outdoors"


Butterflies of British Columbia
Press release



Butterflies of British Columbia by John Acorn, illustrated by Ian Sheldon (360 pages, Lone Pine Publishing $28.95).

The award-winning team of science writer, naturalist and entomologist John Acorn and artist Ian Sheldon have come together once again, this time to shine a light on every species of butterfly ever recorded in British Columbia. A field guide that details the intricacy of butterfly wing patterns while exploring the complexlife histories of 216 species. Includes reference listings, flight periods, geographic ranges, and behaviour preferred food plants.