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Inhaltsangabe: The Trans-Pecos region of Texas is home to a variety of big gamespecies, including desert mule deer, pronghorn, desert bighornsheep, white-tailed deer, elk, feral hog, and javelina; several speciesof exotics, such as aoudad, axis deer, and blackbuck antelope; anddomestic livestock that includes cattle, horses, goats, sheep, andbison.
Prepared by a team of range specialists at the BorderlandsResearch Institute in Alpine, Texas, this field guide will allow thearea?s ranch managers, private landowners, resource professionals,students, and other outdoor enthusiasts to identify the key woodyplants that serve as valuable forage for these animals.
Encompassing 18 West Texas counties, with application in likehabitats in the western Hill Country and southern Rolling Plainsas well as in northern Mexico and eastern New Mexico, thebook provides a thorough introduction to the natural features ofthe region and descriptions, nutrition values, and managementprescriptions for 84 species of browse plants.
In addition to informing readers about the diet of the region?slarge animals, this fully illustrated, user-friendly reference alsointends to inspire the continued good stewardship of the land theyinhabit.
Rezension: Woody plants perform valuable functions in a desert ecosystem known by this fourth-generation Texan as 'The Trans-Pecos.' This book will prove to be invaluable for anyone who calls this region home or has spent any time there at all. Louis Harveson has added immensely to our body of knowledge about these plants that hold the world of the Trans-Pecos together. Fred C. Bryant, " "Leroy G. Denman Jr. Endowed Director of the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville--Fred C. Bryant (08/24/2015)"