By Jane E. Mygatt,David C. Lightfoot,Jean-Luc E. Cartron,Sandra L. Brantley,Timothy K. Lowrey
to the headwaters of Elephant Butte Reservoir, close to fact or results within the southern section of New Mexico, the center Rio Grande Bosque is greater than a cottonwood forest or woodland. it's a whole riverside surroundings, one of the extra vital within the world's arid regions.
Every day hundreds and hundreds of tourists to the bosque stumble upon wildlife they can not determine. Researchers and municipal, county, country, and federal source corporation body of workers fascinated with the bosque's administration want to know how vegetation and animals are associated with their habitats.
With descriptions of greater than 700 vegetation and animals illustrated with colour photos, this authoritative consultant is the 1st of its type for the center Rio Grande Bosque and is a useful source for land managers, lecturers, scholars, eco-buffs, and nature fanatics. It additionally finds the real position the bosque performs in New Mexico's traditional heritage.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Timothy ok. Lowrey is a curator and professor with the Museum of Southwestern Biology, UNM.
Jane E. Mygatt is a senior assortment supervisor with the Museum of Southwestern Biology, UNM.
Sandra L. Brantley is a learn affiliate professor with the Museum of Southwestern Biology, UNM.
David C. Lightfoot is a examine affiliate professor with the Museum of Southwestern Biology (MSB), UNM, and a senior ecologist with SWCA Environmental Consultants.
Jean-Luc E. Cartron (M.D., 1991, college of Paris Val de Marne, France; and Ph.D., 1995, Biology, college of recent Mexico) is a study assistant professor at UNM and the director of the Drylands Institute New Mexico workplace. He has written quite a few articles on raptor ecology and is the editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico.
"...a ordinary, informative software for a person venturing into the bosque." -- New Mexico Magazine
"This is a brilliant source for nature fans vacationing the realm in addition to scholars and professionals." -- natural world Activist
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A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque by Jane E. Mygatt,David C. Lightfoot,Jean-Luc E. Cartron,Sandra L. Brantley,Timothy K. Lowrey