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Author Todd, David, 1959- author.

Title The Texas Landscape Project : nature and people / text by David Todd and Jonathan Ogren ; with assistance from Clare Crosby, Matt Fougerat, Johanna Arendt, and Brad Peter ; foreword by Andrew Sansom.

Published College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  333.709764 TODD    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Archit on 18-10-2016.
Edition First edition.
Physical description 495 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Series Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. books on conservation leadership.
Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. books on conservation leadership.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview map -- Land -- Land protection -- Prairies, pastures, cropfields, and lawns -- Desert bighorn sheep -- The Big Thicket -- Protecting the Neches Valley -- Conserving land and wildlife -- Cooperation -- Wildlife, land, and taxes -- The fall and rise of the American bison -- Water -- Surface water -- High Plains Playas -- Reservoirs -- Drought and water use -- Stream flows and water rights -- Water planning and interbasin transfers -- Dams in the Big Bend -- Trinity barge canal -- Fishing, swimming, and polluting -- History and prehistory of Lake Amistad -- Falcon Reservoir's drowned history -- Exotic fish in Texas -- Groundwater -- Lost springs and old trails -- Barton Springs, Austin, and nonpoint source pollution -- Ogallala Aquifer -- Comal, San Antonio, and the Edwards -- Houston subsidence -- Gulf of Mexico -- Reefs -- Storms and the Texas Coast -- Kemp's ridley sea turtle -- Air -- Lead, Smeltertown, and the family car -- The ozone hole -- Tobacco and secondhand smoke -- Upsets -- Monarch butterflies -- Energy -- Coal -- Oil and gas, water and wastewater -- Brown pelican -- Wind energy -- The built world -- Population growth and shift -- Sprawl -- Fire ants! -- Lights in the night -- Billboards -- Shared sacrifice? -- Colonias -- The Border and the Borderlands -- Sparrows, starlings, and doves.
Other author Ogren, Jonathan, cartographer.
Crosby, Clare.
Subject Texas Landscape Project.
Biodiversity conservation -- Texas -- Sources.
Ecology -- Texas -- Sources.
Conservation projects (Natural resources) -- Texas.
Natural resources management areas -- Texas.
Natural resources management areas -- Texas -- Maps.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Texas.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Texas -- Maps.
Human ecology -- Texas.
Human ecology -- Texas -- Maps.
ISBN 9781623493721 (softcover : alk. paper)
9781623493738 (ebook)