Tuesday, March 6, 2012

California Wildlife and their Habitats: Western Sierra Nevada

California Wildlife and their Habitats: Western Sierra Nevada

Verner, Jared; Boss, Allan S.

1980. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: General Technical Report PSW-37.  439pp.

Description: The relationships between 355 wildlife species and their habitats are examined in a series of matrices, life history notes, and distribution maps covering 26 amphibians, 27 reptiles, 208 birds, and 94 mammals. The information is useful in identifying and evaluating the consequences of proposed land management activities-particularly those that manipulate vegetation. Although designed for use by land managers, the publication provides information useful to both professionals and lay persons interested in California wildlife. 

Sketch illustrations and maps throughout the book, stiff wraps, 4to. Lower 1/2 inch area of paper at spine has worn away. Prev owner's name neatly inked above title on cover.

PRICE: $22.00

~Please contact me if you are interested in this fine book!

Keywords: ornithology, mammal, herpetology, habitat management, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, conifer forests, annual grasslands, oak woodlands, riparian deciduous, mountain meadows, Sierra Nevada, California.

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