A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio by Jane E. Mygatt,David C. Lightfoot,Jean-Luc E. Cartron,Sandra

By Jane E. Mygatt,David C. Lightfoot,Jean-Luc E. Cartron,Sandra L. Brantley,Timothy K. Lowrey

Extending from the spillway under Cochiti Dam, approximately fifty miles north of Albuquerque,
to the headwaters of Elephant Butte Reservoir, close to fact or effects within the southern part of New Mexico, the center Rio Grande Bosque is greater than a cottonwood wooded area or woodland. it's a whole riverside atmosphere, one of the extra very important within the world's arid regions.

Every day enormous quantities of holiday makers to the bosque stumble upon natural world they cannot determine. Researchers and municipal, county, nation, and federal source service provider group of workers excited about the bosque's administration want to know how vegetation and animals are associated with their habitats.

With descriptions of greater than 700 crops and animals illustrated with colour images, this authoritative advisor is the 1st of its sort for the center Rio Grande Bosque and is a useful source for land managers, academics, scholars, eco-buffs, and nature fans. It additionally finds the $64000 function the bosque performs in New Mexico's normal 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 study affiliate professor with the Museum of Southwestern Biology, UNM.

David C. Lightfoot is a learn 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, collage of Paris Val de Marne, France; and Ph.D., 1995, Biology, college of latest Mexico) is a learn assistant professor at UNM and the director of the Drylands Institute New Mexico place of work. He has written a variety of articles on raptor ecology and is the editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico.

ACCLAIM
"...a elementary, informative device for a person venturing into the bosque." -- New Mexico Magazine

"This is a smart source for nature fans vacationing the realm in addition to scholars and professionals." -- flora and fauna Activist

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