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The California Desert

The California Desert

An Introduction to Natural Resources and Man"s Impact

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Published by California Native Plant Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJune Latting (Editor), Peter G. Rowlands (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages933
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8523915M
    ISBN 10096369085X
    ISBN 109780963690852

    by Jay Lund In , when Mark Reisner published his book Cadillac Desert, I had just begun professing on water management. The book went “viral,” before the word viral had its present-day internet-intoxicated meaning. The book offered a compelling revisionist history and understanding of water development in the American West, based on economic self-interest, ideology,.   This easy-to-use guide to the most visible families of California desert flowers includes family and genus keys, color photographs of nearly species, and a wealth of diagrams. Created as a primer on identification to family and genus, California Desert Flowers takes readers to a new level of understanding and appreciation of wildflower relationships and .

      Book review by Craig MacDonald. It was with delight that I discovered Desert Lovers Claudia & Alan Heller’s book, “Curiosities of the California Desert.” It features stories about Trona High School’s grassless football field. Called “The Pit,” the hard dirt field is watered for the Toronado Tornadoes games.   California's second 'super bloom' in two years transformed a desert into a wildflower wonderland Associated Press BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — It started with the desert lilies in December.

    Michel Digonnet's new book on hiking in the Mojave desert, specifically Mojave National Preserve; General. Anza-Borrego - RICARDO BRECEDA - SKY ART METAL SCULPTURES POCKET GUIDE The Anza-Borrego Desert Region Guide/with Map. There are three main deserts in California: the Mojave Desert, the Colorado Desert, and the Great Basin Desert.: The Mojave Desert is bounded by the Tehachapi Mountains on the northwest, the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains on the south, and extends eastward to California's borders with Arizona and Nevada; it also forms portions of northwest Arizona.


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