Titles by Subject

Wildflowers of the Northern and Central Mountains of New Mexico

Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia, and Manzano
By Larry J. LittlefieldPearl M. Burns

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

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

Finding Abbey

The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave
By Sean Prentiss

“Prentiss reveals the power of Ed Abbey’s lasting call to action, not just as a Monkey Wrencher, but also as an ethicist who lives by Ed’s own motto, ‘Follow the truth no matter where it leads.’”—Jack Loeffler, author of Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey

Xylotheque

Essays
By Yelizaveta P. Renfro

Combining memoir and nature writing, this book comprises nine essays that represent different seasons and slices of time, not unlike the rings of a tree. No two rings are alike, but each accretes to the next, creating, section by section, a life.

Subjects: NatureMemoir

Wings for My Flight

The Peregrine Falcons of Chimney Rock
Updated Edition
By Marcy Cottrell Houle

First published in 1991 and winner of several national awards, this book chronicles Marcy Cottrell Houle's work at Chimney Rock along with the recovery of the once endangered peregrine falcon.

New Mexico's Reptiles and Amphibians

A Field Guide
By R. D. BartlettPatricia P. Bartlett

If you want basic and reliable information on the lizard in your backyard or the snake you encountered on a hike in the mountains, this handy field guide is invaluable. Both complete and concise, it includes species accounts, maps, photographs, and black-and-white drawings to help you identify the species you have encountered.

A Walk Around the Horizon

Discovering New Mexico's Mountains of the Four Directions
By Tom Harmer

Outdoor enthusiasts and armchair travelers alike will relish Harmer’s precise account of his backpacking adventure, in which this sixty-two-year-old Anglo discovers the realities of complicated cultural legacies, ecological challenges, and human foibles counterpoised against his own strengths and frailties.

The Natural History of Tassel-Eared Squirrels

By Sylvester Allred

This comprehensive book, the first text on this species, has an extensive literature review and list of references, and beautiful full-color photography illustrating the squirrels and their magnificent ponderosa habitat.

A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

By Carolyn Dodson
Illustrations by Robert Ivey

Each illustrated profile in this guide includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.

Eco-tracking

On the Trail of Habitat Change
By Daniel Shaw

Eco-tracking tells true life success stories of young people involved in citizen science efforts and how others can join in tracking climate change, local wildlife, and other parts of the natural world.

Old Yellowstone Days

By Paul Schullery

This new edition of the first book to collect accounts of early visits to Yellowstone includes a new Foreword by park historian Lee H. Whittlesey.

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