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Historic photographs of central Arizona grasslands and associated habitats

Harley G. Shaw

Historic photographs of central Arizona grasslands and associated habitats

by Harley G. Shaw

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Published by Sharlot Hall Museum Press in Prescott, Ariz. (415 W. Gurley St., Prescott, 86301) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Grassland ecology -- Arizona,
    • Grasslands -- Arizona,
    • Juniper -- Arizona,
    • Vegetation dynamics -- Arizona

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 78).

      Statementcompiled by Harley G. Shaw and Mona Lange McCroskey.
      ContributionsMcCroskey, Mona Lange., Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott, Ariz.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK938.P7 S53 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6896736M
      LC Control Number00698585
      OCLC/WorldCa34772264

      Grasslands of central and southern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico, an area known as the Apache Highlands Ecoregion, have undergone dramatic vegetation changes over the last years, including encroachment by shrubs, loss of perennial grass cover, and File Size: KB. Most birds have specific habitat requirements, and changes in habitat can result in changes in the birds that use the area. Arizona is amazingly diverse—from mountains and moist canyons to grasslands and deserts. These different places generate astonishingly high animal diversity. Arizona is famous for our number of native bird species.

      The Central Tall Grasslands are the most mesic of the grasslands of the central plains (Risser et al. ). It can be distinguished from other grassland associations by the dominance of tallgrass species–a feature once relatively uniform across its range–and by the highest levels of rainfall ( cm/yr). History of Grasslands Grasslands once covered 25 percent to 40 percent of Earth's land. In the United States, grassland once covered all of the space from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River up until the European settlement and the movement west (beginning in the early s), where the western prairies began to be plowed and converted.

      Browse and buy a vast selection of American West Books and Collectibles on Semi-desert grasslands of the Altar Valley in south-central Arizona, which is the habitat of the Pima pineapple cactus. Nonnative lovegrass dominates and small mesquite trees have expanded into the grassland, and the Baboquivari Mountains are in the background (November ). (Credit: Chris Jarchow, USGS. Public domain.).


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Historic photographs of central Arizona grasslands and associated habitats by Harley G. Shaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

This catalog is a tool for researchers interested in repeat photography and other studies involving historical photographs of grasslands in the central Arizona region.

It contains a listing of photographs taken between and and housed in 21 different archives, including the Sharlot Hall Museum, the Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress, and Special Collections at Northern Arizona : Paperback. Historic Photographs of Central Arizona Grasslands and Associated Habitats: Shaw, Harley G., McCroskey, Mona Lange: Books - or: Harley G.

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Historic Photographs of Central Arizona Grasslands and Associated Habitats Harley G. Shaw and Mona Lange McCroskey, compilers Published by Sharlot Hall Museum Press, Prescott, Arizona (). Visiting the Wildlife Area. The White Mountain Grasslands Wildlife Area is located in east-central Arizona, approximately seven miles west of the towns of Springerville and Eagar.

To get there, from Eagar, drive west on State Highway about five miles to the junction of the road to the Springerville transfer station at milepost Grassland habitats supporting pronghorn are threatened from a variety of causes in central Arizona. Several independent efforts to address pronghorn populations and habitats are ongoing.

However, a single coordinated look at central Arizona’s grasslands and associated pronghorn habitat is needed in order to gain maximum use of limited agency resources. On the basis of dense grasses evident in old photographs and the historical presence of the Masked Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi), portions of central Sonora near Benjamin Hill and the Altar Valley of southern Arizona were combined in a new vegetation type called?Sonoran savanna grassland.?The combination of these diverse areas under the new term is confusing and misleading.

In the pinyon-juniper forests of central Arizona look for birds as they begin nesting. Birds flock in the high-elevation grasslands around Big Lake, Sheep Crossing and the West Fork of the Black River.

Canada geese graze the wet meadows near the town of Alpine. Ffolliott Central Arizona Highlands mountain grasslands, pinyon-juniper woodlands, and chaparral shrublands. The elevational and precipitation regimes for these vegetation types are in figure 2.

These ecosystems contain: water, timber, forage, recreation op-portunities, and habitats for a Author: Peter F. Ffolliott. Grassland History Book, Grassland, Alberta. likes. We have just started reprinting our first edition of the Grassland History book with Don Murray of Priority Printing so get your orders in for a.

Semi-desert grasslands in central and southeastern Arizona extend into New Mexico and Sonora, Mexico. Grasslands in northern Arizona share affinities with those found in the Great Basin and on the Colorado Plateau in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico.

Grassland History Book, Grassland, Alberta. likes. We have just started reprinting our first edition of the Grassland History book with Don Murray of Priority Printing so get your orders in for a Followers: The landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region varies dramatically from parched desert lowlands to semiarid tropical forests and frigid subalpine meadows.

Covering southeasternmost California, much of southern and central Arizona, most of Baja California, and much of the state of Sonora, Mexico, it is home to an extraordinary variety of plants and animals.

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A herd of antelope moves slowly through the tall grass. Suddenly a cheetah leaps from its hiding place, and the animals zig and zag across the savanna. They make it to a small grove of scrubby trees, but they can’t let their guard down yet.

It’s the end of the rainy season and the antelopes—like many animals on. Antelope Jackrabbit, Lepus alleni Mearns, occurs from south-central Arizona southward into northern Sonora, Sinaloa, and the northern part of Nayarit, It is also found on Tiburon Island in the Gulf of California; and in extreme southwest Chihuahua.

It ranges from sea level in Sonora to 1, m southern Arizona. The Antelope Jackrabbit is is nocturnal and crepuscular and associated with. Observations of the toad near Mobile, Arizona suggested the expansion may be occurring (Sullivan ).

Sonoran green toads have been observed in creosote flats, upland saguaro-palo verde associations, mesquite-grasslands, and arid and semiarid grasslands (Bogert ; Hulse ; Stebbins ; Sullivan et al.

All grasslands photos by Stephen Strom (c) [email protected] A rizona’s grassland ecosystems are an integral part of the regional ecology, and they provide important social and economic values such as clean water, recreation, grazing and habitat.

When early European migrants arrived, grasslands covered about one-third ofFile Size: 1MB. Harley G. Shaw has written: 'Historic photographs of central Arizona grasslands and associated habitats' -- subject(s): Grassland ecology, Grasslands, Juniper, Vegetation dynamics Asked in. Twenty-one years after chaparral was converted to grassland and riparian habitat in central Arizona, bird population density ranged from a high of pairs per 40 ha in the riparian stringer to a Author: Deborah Finch.

Harley G. Shaw has written: 'Historic photographs of central Arizona grasslands and associated habitats' -- subject(s): Grassland ecology, Grasslands, Juniper, Vegetation dynamics.Grassland in our region is mostly the semidesert grassland community, intermediate between desert and Great Plains grassland.

Desert grassland or chaparral border the northern Sonoran Desert on the east and also occur on the lower slopes of the sky islands.Fairbank was a key rail station associated with the then-large mining city of Tombstone (Fig.

20). In addition, it was the epicenter of grassland loss in the San Pedro River Valley (Turner et al.