The Mountains of New Mexico

By Robert Julyan
Photographs by Carl Smith

This guide to New Mexico's mountains provides information such as location, elevation and relief, ecosystems, archaeology, Native American presence, mining history, ghost towns, recreation, geology, ecology, and plants and animals.

The Allure of Turquoise

Second Edition
Edited by Arnold Vigil

This popular book featuring the crown jewel of New Mexico is back in a revised edition. The allure of turquoise comes alive through a diverse collection of feature stories contributed by some of the state’s best writers.

Subjects: Nature

Arizona Breeding Bird Atlas

Edited by Troy E. CormanCathryn Wise-Gervais

Examines over 270 species of birds known to breed in Arizona, complete with color photos and nesting and migratory data.

Subjects: SouthwestNature

Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico

By William DegenhardtCharles PainterAndrew Price
Illustrations by Clay Garrett

The definitive reference source covering the 123 species of amphibians and reptiles found in New Mexico, including over 130 color plates and 100 maps.

Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains

Edited by Robert JulyanMary Stuever

A presentation of the most commonly encountered species of flora and fauna and ecological features found in New Mexico's Sandia Mountains.

Writing About Nature

A Creative Guide
Revised Edition
By John A. Murray

Originally published by the Sierra Club in 1995, this handbook covers genres, techniques, and publication issues for aspiring writers, scholars, and students who want to share their experiences in nature and the outdoors.

Ask the Bugman!

Environmentally Safe Ways to Control Household Pests
By Richard FagerlundJohnna Lachnit

How to control household pests in a more environmentally friendly way.

Dancing on the Stones

Selected Essays
By John Nichols

Writings that span more than thirty years and range from idyllic reflections on nature to unmerciful satires on impending Armageddon.

New Mexico Vegetation

Past, Present, and Future
By William Dick-Peddie

The first comprehensive study of the biological history and evolution of New Mexico's vegetation.

Horizontal Yellow

Nature and History in the Near Southwest
By Dan Flores

Personal and historical meditations explore the human and natural history of the large expanse of land the Navajos once named the Horizontal Yellow.