Lecture Series -- New Mexico's Living Landscapes
New Mexico is third among states of greatest natural diversity,exceeded only by Texas and California. More than nine-tenths of our land remains in native or near-native condition. Ours trulyis a "living" landscape, and wonderfully varied. Join biologist and author Bill Dunmire, as he describes the biotic and abiotic components of the ecoregions and the National and State Scenic Byways of New Mexico's natural world, from grasslands to deserts to mountains, focusing on landscape features, plants, wildlife, and spectacular geology.
Bill will be available to sign some of his books after the lecture.
Bill Dunmire served twenty-eight years in the National Park Service, mostly as a park naturalist in parks including Yosemite, Hawaii Volcanoes, Yellowstone, and Isle Royale. He retired as Superintendent of Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 1985, then was a field biologist with The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico for seven years. A professional nature photographer, he is author of numerous natural history publications, including award-winning, Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province and Gardens of New Spain. His degrees are in wildlife management and zoology from the University of California, Berkeley.
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New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (View)
1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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