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 less than Cochiti Dam, approximately fifty miles north of Albuquerque,
to the headwaters of Elephant Butte Reservoir, close to fact or outcomes within the southern component to New Mexico, the center Rio Grande Bosque is greater than a cottonwood wooded area or wooded area. it's a entire riverside environment, one of the extra vital within the world's arid regions.

Every day 1000's of holiday makers to the bosque stumble upon wildlife they can not determine. Researchers and municipal, county, nation, and federal source business enterprise group of workers considering the bosque's administration want to know how crops and animals are associated with their habitats.

With descriptions of greater than seven-hundred crops and animals illustrated with colour images, this authoritative advisor 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 $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 learn 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, college of Paris Val de Marne, France; and Ph.D., 1995, Biology, collage of recent Mexico) is a learn assistant professor at UNM and the director of the Drylands Institute New Mexico workplace. He has written various articles on raptor ecology and is the editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico.

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

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

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