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Discovering Westcave : the natural & human history of a Hill Country nature preserve / S. Christopher Caran & Elaine Davenport ; foreword by Andrew Sansom.

Author:
Caran, S. Christopher [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xxi, 230 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. books on conservation leadership. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-216) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / by Andrew Sansom -- Preface / by Molly Stevens -- Acknowledgements -- About the Guidebook -- Introduction: Westcave Preserve, the crown jewel of central Texas -- Visitor's guide -- A walk through the preserve -- Visitor center and indoor exhibits -- Trails and outdoor features -- Educational programs and activities -- The place -- Environmental setting -- Westcave Preserve through four seasons -- Geology: topography and ancient bedrock -- Evolution of Westcave Preserve: 250,000 years ago to the present -- Surface water and groundwater -- Climate and weather -- The people -- Archeology and human history -- Westcave, 1850-1974 -- The John Ahrns era, 1974-2010 -- Growing up at Westcave Preserve by Amber Ahrns Gosselin -- Conclusion: Preserving the future of Westcave -- Appendixes: Species lists -- A. Plant communities -- B. Plants -- C. Common mosses -- D. Invertebrates other than butterflies -- E. Butterflies -- F. Fishes -- G. Amphibians and reptiles -- H. Birds -- I. Mammals -- Selected references -- Index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781623494599 ((flexbound : alk. paper))
  • 1623494591 ((flexbound : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016010473
OCLC:
951227173
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