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Ancient Pinon-Juniper Woodlands

A Natural History of Mesa Verde Country

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Hardback

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This book gathers together noted scientists and historians to celebrate the varied and unique woodland region surrounding Mesa Verde National Park. One of the most widespread habitat types in the West, pinon-juniper woodlands have faced extensive eradication, grazing pressures, and the encroachment of human developments, and, consequently, only a few mature stands have reached their full growth potential. Mesa Verde Country, with its deep canyons and high ridgetops, is the magnificent home of many of these ancient stands. Impressively broad in scope, Floyd's volume thoroughly explores Mesa Verde Country's important and historic ecosystem. Covering such diverse topics as geologic evolution, natural history, human history, bats, and fungi, to name but a few, this volume will appeal to scientists, resource managers, conservationists, and the lay reader with an interest in this most western of ecosystems.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1999
Contributor
Edited by M. Lisa Floyd
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
University Press of Colorado
Pages
389
Dimensions
230x155x27
ISBN-13
9780870817403
Product ID
1860560

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