In this information-packed, plants, month-to-month guide to the wildlife, and natural events that define the seasonal cycles in Big Bend National Park, naturalists Lynne and Jim Weber offer a richly illustrated guide to the natural rhythms of this beautiful and remote region in far West Texas. Whether you are a casual tourist or a frequent visitor to big Bend, the authors hope that knowing what to look for during your stay in one of the nation’s largest national parks will heighten your awareness, sharpen your observation skills, and enhance your overall experience in this iconic Texas landscape.
Nature Watch Big Bend: A Seasonal Guide W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series #ad - Each chapter features a weather and temperature chart, photographs, and eye-catching illustrations by Lynne Weber.
Big Bend National Park National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map 225National Geographic Maps #ad - Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Big Bend National Park provides an unparalleled tool for exploring this unique region. This map offers unmatched detail of the entire park including such key areas of interest as Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, Sierra del Carmen, Sierra del Caballo Muerto, and portions of Big Bend Ranch State Park.
River mileage on the Rio Grande is noted as well, for those exploring by boat. Helpful information about backcountry use, regulations, wildlife, and safety tips combined with a chart showing the location of designated backcountry campsites will prove invaluable in your exploration of the park. Other recreation features noted are campgrounds, interpretive trails, points of interest, scenic viewpoints, picnic areas, and lodging.
Big Bend National Park National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map 225 #ad - Every trails illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. Road types are differentiated, dirt, four-wheel-drive, so you know if the route you choose is a paved, or high-clearance road. A full utm grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation. Other features found on this map include: big bend, stairway mountain, mesa de anguila, Boquillas Canyon, Chalk Mountains, Christmas Mountains, Rosillos Mountains, Chisos Mountains, Emory Peak, Sue Peaks, Chilicotal Mountain, Dagger Mountain, Sierra del Carmen, Ernst Valley, Terlingua Creek.
Map scale = 1:133, 333 & 1:27, 500sheet Size = 37. 75" x 25.
Hiking Big Bend National Park: A Guide to the Big Bend Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures, including Big Bend Ranch State Park Regional Hiking SeriesFalcon Guides #ad - Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors. Hiking big bend national park features forty-seven of the finest trails in Texas-from short day hikes to backcountry treks. For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide® has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks.
With this comprehensive guide, veteran hiker Laurence Parent provides all the information you need to get the most out of hiking this natural wonderland. Look inside to find:hikes suited to every abilityfull-color photos throughoutDetailed trail descriptionsGPS-compatible trail maps and route profilesMile-by-mile directional cuesDifficulty ratings, trail contacts, fees/permits, and much more National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225.
Hiking Big Bend National Park: A Guide to the Big Bend Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures, including Big Bend Ranch State Park Regional Hiking Series #ad - Falcon Guides.
Enjoying Big Bend National Park: A Friendly Guide to Adventures for Everyone W L MOODY, JR, NATURAL HISTORY SERIESTexas A&M University Press #ad - Falcon Guides. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. The clarks provide valuable practical information, along with a descriptive list of items essential for being outdoors in desert and mountain environments and an overview of park rules. They describe more than thirty activities available in the park: two-hour or half- and full-day adventures; adventures for the physically fit or physically challenged; and adventures with children, for nature lovers, or in vehicles.
. This book will help turn every trip to Big Bend National Park into a memorable adventure. Veteran naturalist gary clark and photographer kathy adams clark help you choose the best hike or drive in Big Bend National Park, based on the season in which you visit; the number of days you have in the park; and your activity, age, and fitness levels.
Enjoying Big Bend National Park: A Friendly Guide to Adventures for Everyone W L MOODY, JR, NATURAL HISTORY SERIES #ad - The clarks also point out scenic highlights and animals and plants that might be seen along the way.
The Big Bend GuideGreat Texas Line Press #ad - Falcon Guides. Used book in Good Condition. There's a powerful amount of information packed into its 104 pages. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. The lajitas sun called it ''a practical, compact, generally well-written and entertaining package of advice. And it s one of the best guides on the market.
Updated in late 2015, including the best sights, this pocket-sized primer lays out a slew of recommended daily itineraries, the best hikes and then the best places to hit after a day on the trail or the river. The guide provides tips on what to see and how to do it best, with thorough lists Kimball has collected over the decades of intimate contact with this national treasure.
Birds of Texas Big Bend Country incl. Big Bend National Park & Davis Mtns.: A Guide to Common & Notable SpeciesQuick Reference Publishing, Inc. QRP130 #ad - This handy guide will easily fit into a shirt pocket or glove compartment so you will always have the information with you. Falcon Guides. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. Birds of texas big bend country including big bend national park and the Davis Mountains: A Guide to Common and Notable Species; is a 12-panel fold out, laminated, waterproof guide to the common and notable birds species of the Big Bend area of Texas.
Each species is illustrated with a color photo, and contains basic information about the size of the bird, its habitat, typically of a male, identifying features and season to be expected. Used book in Good Condition. The geographical area covered by the guide is far west Texas, concentrating on Big Bend and the Davis Mountains.
Birds of Texas Big Bend Country incl. Big Bend National Park & Davis Mtns.: A Guide to Common & Notable Species #ad - . The guide is geared toward the beginning to intermediate bird watcher+B356 or nature observer and provides some of the basic information helpful to identify the 123 species covered.
Naturalist's Big Bend: An Introduction to the Trees and Shrubs, Wildflowers, Cacti, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians, Fish, and Insects Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series, 33Texas A&M University Press #ad - It also outlines walking and driving tours of the most likely spots for sighting these plants and animals. The wealth of the big bend is in its dramatic landscape, which provides natural habitats ranging form desert to alpine, and its consequently impressive variety of flora and fauna. Intended as a biological introduction to one of the nation’s outstanding natural systems, naturalist’s big bend highlights the distinctive plants and animal of the region, which grows twenty-five to fifty-five years, and dies; candelilla, from which wax is made; prickly pear cactus; the javelina, such as the century plant, blooms magnificently, North America’s only native pig; the colima warbler; the rare Texas lyre snake; the Big Bend gambusia fish; the tarantula; and the Big Bend quonker katydid.
This comprehensive field guide, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, and details the characteristics and habitats of Big Bend’s trees and shrubs, birds, revised and enlarged in a new edition, cacti, wildflowers, fish, describes the area’s archaeology and history, and invertebrates. An extensive bibliography is included.
Naturalist's Big Bend: An Introduction to the Trees and Shrubs, Wildflowers, Cacti, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians, Fish, and Insects Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series, 33 #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Falcon Guides. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. In southwest texas where the rio grande arcs southward into mexico lies Big Bend National Park, 708, 221 acres of river floodplain, desert, and majestic mountains, grasslands, a richly varied environment that exist more or less as it did before man’s arival.
The Big Bend Guide: Top 10 Travel Tips Top 10 Hikes & Top Itineraries for the Casual VisitorGreat Texas Line #ad - Falcon Guides. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. Used book in Good Condition.
Photographing Big Bend National Park: A Friendly Guide to Great Images W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History SeriesTexas A&M University Press #ad - The chapters that follow take readers on six excursions to well-known locations within the park—the Basin, Rio Grande Village, Ross Maxwell Drive, Santa Elena Canyon, Panther Junction, and the Chisos Mountains among them. With its combination of desert and mountain landscapes, ancient pictographs, the dramatic canyons of the Rio Grande, and remnants of pioneer ranch life, Big Bend National Park presents a wealth of subjects to the photographic eye.
Nature lovers, photographers, and anyone who loves this remarkable national park will treasure this latest book from veteran writer and photographer Kathy Adams Clark. Falcon Guides. National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. Used book in Good Condition. Add early morning and late evening sunlight, summer thunderstorms, and clear, star-spattered night skies, and the opportunities become irresistible.
Photographing Big Bend National Park: A Friendly Guide to Great Images W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series #ad - Professional nature photographer and frequent Big Bend traveler Kathy Adams Clark offers this handy and beautiful guide to maximizing the photographic experience of this visually stunning landscape. Photographing big bend national park begins with a tutorial on the basics of light meters, and f/stops, shutter speeds, featuring practical, hands-on-camera exercises and answers to common questions.
A primer on night photography including “light-painting” and star trails is also included. Within each chapter are instructions for photographing various subjects at the site using simple, intermediate, and advanced techniques; information on the best seasons to photograph; and tips designed to benefit the novice.
Photographing big bend national Park not only provides practical information for photographers of all skill levels, it also offers a visual feast of striking images.
Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies: A Field Guide Myrna and David K. Langford Books on Working LandsTexas A&M University Press #ad - Some feed on only a limited number of plant species, so female butterflies seek out these specific plants to lay their eggs. Think of these plants as the nurseries of the garden. Each species account includes descriptive information on each plant, a distribution map, and photos of both the caterpillars and adult butterflies who frequent those plants.
National geographic big bend National Park #225 by Texas - 225. While many growers focus on attracting adult butterflies to their gardens, fewer know about the plants that caterpillars need to survive. Used book in Good Condition. Often, these plants are not the same as the ones the adult butterfly will later use for nectar.
Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies: A Field Guide Myrna and David K. Langford Books on Working Lands #ad - For example, the host plants for Monarch caterpillars are various species of milkweed. Native host plants—wildflowers, shrubs, grasses, trees, and sedges—not only provide a site for the butterfly to lay its eggs, vines, they also provide a ready food source for the emerging caterpillar. Butterflies’ dependency on specific caterpillar host plants is one of the key factors restricting their range and distribution.
This is a handy guide whether you are in the field searching for butterflies or on the hunt for butterfly-friendly options at your local plant sale. Learning more about the plants caterpillars need is crucial for butterfly conservation. This user-friendly, heavily illustrated field guide describes 101 native larval host plants in Texas.