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Note:  I generally make the descriptions and photos of individual species freely available to educational organizations and likely to other nonprofit groups.
Permission is likely to be given, but please contact me so I know where the materials are being used.

To cite this source, use this reference:
     Dave Cowles,

Most photographs are by Dave Cowles.  If the photographer is not specified, it is Dave Cowles.  If you use a photograph by another individual, be sure to cite that individual.

Many of the keys are copyrighted by University of Washington Press and I cannot give permission to use them.

I look forward to hearing from you!

--Dave Cowles

PS:  Sorry I can't make the email address above a link--I tried it but have been hit with a deluge of spam!  Just type the address into your email program.  My apologies for the inconvenience!