“New Mexico’s Living Landscapes”, William W. Dunmire, Lecture

When: Back to Calendar January 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
750 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe,NM 87505
Cost: Lecture is Free to Members; $10 to Non-Members
Contact: 505-982-2226
Tags: $10 to Non-Members Free To Members Reservations Required


…at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Camino Lejo On Museum Hill in Santa Fe.  Lecture is free to members of the Society, $10 for non-members. (Memberships in the Spanish Colonial Arts Society begin at $40 and may be purchased at the door.)  Reservations are required, so please call 505-982-2226 to reserve. 

Naturalist William W. Dunmire‘s latest book New Mexico’s Living Landscapes: A Roadside View, guides readers through the varied ecoregions of New Mexico.

New Mexico boasts the third most diverse landscape in the nation.  Its six ecoregions include the Chihuahuan Desert, bordering Mexico; the Great Basin Desert, spilling over from Nevada, Utah, and Arizona; the Great Plains Grassland to the east; the Great Basin Grassland in the Rio Grande River Valley; the Alpine Mountain forests of the Sangre de Christo and Sandia Mountains; and the Pinion-Jupiter Woodlands scattered throughout mountain bases.  The colorfully illustrated New Mexico’s Living Landscapes provides readers with an understanding of the nuanced ecosystems that mark the state with their breathtaking natural beauty.

William W. Dunmire is a former National Park Service Naturalist whose career has taken him to Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite National Park, among others.  He is the author (with Gail D. Tierney) of Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners, Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province, and Gardens of New Spain.   http://www.collectedworksbookstore.com/dunmire


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