The Southern Rocky Mountains, an ever-popular region encompassing most of Colorado and portions of southern Wyoming and northern New Mexico, includes high peaks, innumerable deep canyons and gorges, sweeping valleys, one of the world’s tallest inland dune fields, and scenic headwaters. This authoritative, user-friendly reference includes fascinating discussions of geologic history, flora and fauna, the varied landscapes, and the unique adaptations of plant and animal life. Those who have never experienced this region as well as those who have will appreciate this invaluable guide, which is based on extensive scientific research and more than thirty-five years of the author’s observations.
|Publisher:||Cloud Ridge Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.60(d)|
About the Author
Audrey DeLella Benedict, a biologist, naturalist, writer, and passionate advocate for the conservation of the Southern Rockies unique landscapes, is the author of Valley of the Dunes and the founder and director of Cloud Ridge Naturalists, one of the oldest and most respected nonprofit environmental education programs in North America. For more than three decades, she has led hundreds of natural history tours from the Arctic to the Antarctic.