A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - Extending from the spillway below cochiti dam, to the headwaters of Elephant Butte Reservoir, about fifty miles north of Albuquerque, near Truth or Consequences in the southern portion of New Mexico, the Middle Rio Grande Bosque is more than a cottonwood woodland or forest. It also reveals the important role the bosque plays in New Mexico's natural heritage.

A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque #ad - Researchers and municipal, county, state, and federal resource agency personnel concerned with the bosque's management need to know how plants and animals are linked to their habitats. With descriptions of more than seven hundred plants and animals illustrated with color photographs, this authoritative guide is the first of its kind for the Middle Rio Grande Bosque and is an invaluable resource for land managers, eco-buffs, teachers, students, and nature enthusiasts.

It is a complete riverside ecosystem, among the more important in the world's arid regions. Every day hundreds of visitors to the bosque encounter flora and fauna they can't identify.

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Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - Each year over 2 million visitors to new mexico's sandia Mountains enjoy more than 100 miles of trails, running, climbing, biking, and birding, hiking, skiing, as well as viewing the mountains from hang gliders and hot air balloons. This guide will assist visitors in discovering the diverse natural features of the Sandias.

Field guide to the sandia mountains includes sections on ecology, geology, reptiles and amphibians, birds, flora grasses, including weather and fire, mammals, trees and fauna arthropods, flowers, and recreational opportunities. Plant keys and fauna checklists add to the book's features. Rather than a comprehensive field guide, the selections offer the most commonly encountered species in each category, presenting information on just over 100 species of flowers, for example, among almost 500 species that can be found in the mountains.

Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains #ad - A labor of love conceived by the sandia ranger district and the New Mexico Friends of the Forest now known as Friends of the Sandia Mountains, this book is a resource no visitor to the Sandias should be without.

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Birds of New Mexico Field Guide

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Adventure Publications #ad - Birds of New Mexico Field Guide #ad - Make bird watching in new mexico even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. This book features 143 species of New Mexico birds, organized by color for ease of use. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

Used book in Good Condition. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in New Mexico.

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Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico: Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - The authors also include information on traditional uses of the plants by indigenous peoples and an extensive glossary and bibliography. Wildflower enthusiasts and hikers will welcome this useful book. With more than a thousand color photographs accompanied by visual descriptions, the easy-to-use guide organizes plants first by flower color, then alphabetically by family common name, then by scientific name.

Used book in Good Condition. This unique reference work describes over 350 wildflowers and flowering shrubs that grow in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo, Sandia, including the Manzanita, as well as neighboring ranges, and Manzano Mountains, San Pedro, Jemez, Ortiz, and other lower-elevation mountains in central portions of the state.

Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico: Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano #ad - . A brief geological history and description of the ranges examines the different life zones and ecosystems and how these relate to elevation and microclimates.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah Audubon Field Guide

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Knopf #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The most comprehensive field guide available to the flora and fauna of the American Southwest--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. This compact volume contains:an easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1, mountains, forests, and the night sky;an extensive sampling of the area's best parks, and wildlife sanctuaries, ecology, fishes, birds, amphibians, trees, mosses, 000 of the state's wildflowers, preserves, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, covering geology, reptiles, wildlife habitats, fossils, mammals, butterflies, mushrooms, and much more;A complete overview of the southwestern region's natural history, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah Audubon Field Guide #ad - The guide is packed with visual information--the 1, 500 full-color images include more than 1, 9 maps, 300 photographs, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as more than 100 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals. For everyone who lives or spends time in arizona, new Mexico, Nevada, or Utah, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States.

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A Sand County Almanac Outdoor Essays & Reflections

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Ballantine Books 101957 #ad - We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir. San francisco chronicle   these astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape—the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, aldo Leopold takes readers with him on the road and through the seasons on a fantastic tour of our priceless natural resources, explaining the destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.

The environmental classic that redefined the way we think about the natural world—an urgent call for preservation that’s more timely than ever. Sand County Almanac. Adventure Narrative. 102812 has limited quantity available. Aldo Leopold. Used book in Good Condition.

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Land of Enchantment Wildflowers: A Guide to the Plants of New Mexico Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest

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Texas Tech University Press #ad - They also visited with native Americans to learn the extensive practical ways in which they and their ancestors have used the flora. 102812 has limited quantity available. Land of enchantment wildflowers features•Easy-to-use format with plants grouped according to flower color, indicated by color bars along the page edges.

456 full-color photos, including flowers, all taken by the authors, leaves and seedpods. Origins of common and scientific names. Historical and modern uses of plants for food, medicine, and other applications, along with archaeological findings. Used book in Good Condition. Information about toxins and commercially valuable chemical compounds.

Land of Enchantment Wildflowers: A Guide to the Plants of New Mexico Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest #ad - Interactions with wildlife and livestock, both positive and negative. Landscaping uses, noting growth requirements, as well as deer resistance. Over 100 butterfly and moth species identified, with description of their interaction with specific plants. New mexico is home to about 4, the great plains, 000 species of plants that inhabit the varied ecosystems found at the intersection of the Rocky Mountains, and the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts.

The research is presented in a colorful, well-organized format, using easily understood language appealing to wildflower enthusiasts of all levels of experience. Willa finley and lashara nieland, lone star wildflowers, authors of a previous field guide of Texas plants, traveled throughout New Mexico and photographed approximately 200 commonly encountered plants in all stages of growth from spring through fall.

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon

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Menasha Ridge Press #ad - Sand County Almanac. Each hike description features key information on length, configuration, hiking time, difficulty, trail surface, and accessibility, traffic, scenery, as well as information on the history and natural history of the area. These trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.

102812 has limited quantity available. Detailed trail maps and elevation profiles, along with clear directions to the trailheads and trailhead GPS data, help to ensure that you always know where you are and where you’re going. Aldo Leopold. The best way to experience albuquerque is by hiking it! Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts David Ryan and Stephen Ausherman with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque: Including Santa Fe, Mount Taylor, and San Lorenzo Canyon #ad - Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Adventure Narrative. Used book in Good Condition. Whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Albuquerque and the surrounding communities.

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Raptors of New Mexico

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - Stokley ligon 1961 published volumes on the birds of New Mexico, but their coverage of raptors was somewhat limited. He became fascinated by the birds of prey and has studied their ecology and conservation for nearly twenty years. Raptors of new mexico will provide readers with a comprehensive treatment of all hawks, falcons, vultures, and owls breeding or wintering in New Mexico, kites, eagles, or simply migrating through the state.

Raptors of New Mexico #ad - Adventure Narrative. Used book in Good Condition. In the ensuing years a great deal of new information has been collected on these mighty hunters' distribution, ecology, and conservation, including in New Mexico. The book begins with a history of the word "raptor. The order of raptatores, derived from the Latin word raptor, was first used to classify birds of prey in the early nineteenth century, or Raptores, one who seizes by force.

The bats exit the caves--actually lava tubes--near sundown. No book has ever before specifically focused on the birds of prey of New Mexico. Aldo Leopold. Sand County Almanac. Both florence Bailey 1928 and J.

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The Place Names of New Mexico

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - It explains more than 7, history, canyons, counties, and even abandoned settlements--as well as providing relevant information about location, rivers, mountains, post offices, 000 names of features large and small throughout the state--towns, and current status. Adventure Narrative. 102812 has limited quantity available.

The Place Names of New Mexico #ad - The place names of new Mexico is an invaluable guide to the state's geography and history. The accounts are also journeys into New Mexico's past, offering glimpses of the lives and values of the people who named the place. Humor, mystery, tragedy, and daily life--they can all be found in this book. Sand County Almanac.

Used book in Good Condition. Aldo Leopold. The revised edition contains more than fifty expanded and updated entries.

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New Mexico Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of New Mexico

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Waterford Press #ad - Aldo Leopold. 102812 has limited quantity available. The set includes three pocket naturalist Guides to New Mexico, Trees & Wildflowers, and Wildlife, Birds, and is attractively packaged in an acetate bag. The new mexico nature set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for The Land of Enchantment State.

New Mexico Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of New Mexico #ad - Sand County Almanac. Made in the USA. Www. Waterfordpress. Com used book in Good Condition. The beautifully illustrated folding guides highlight well over 300 familiar and unique species and include ecoregion maps featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas and botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, pocket Naturalist Guides are lightweight, pocket-sized sources of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

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