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The natural communities of Georgia

Author: Leslie Edwards, (Geographer); Jonathan Ambrose; L Katherine Kirkman; Hugh O Nourse; Carol Nourse
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines Georgia's five major ecoregions and natural communities -- groups of interacting species that have been minimally impacted by human activity or have successfully recovered from them. The book also explores conservation issues relating to current or future threats to these specific areas.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Edwards, (Geographer); Jonathan Ambrose; L Katherine Kirkman; Hugh O Nourse; Carol Nourse
ISBN: 9780820330211 0820330213
OCLC Number: 792884054
Description: xvii, 675 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Georgia's Natural Heritage : Conservation Challenges and Management Strategies --
The Physical Setting --
Blue Ridge Ecoregion --
Cumberland Plateau / Ridge and Valley Ecoregion --
Piedmont Ecoregion --
Coastal Plain Ecoregion --
Maritime Ecoregion --
Future Conservation Challenges --
Appendix 1: Crosswalk of Community Names with NatureServe (2009) Ecological Systems and Wharton (1978) Natural Environments --
Appendix 2: Common and Scientific Names of Plants --
Appendix 3: Common and Scientific Names of Animals --
Appendix 4: County Map of Georgia.
Responsibility: Leslie Edwards, Jonathan Ambrose, L. Katherine Kirkman ; photographs by Hugh and Carol Nourse.

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This book examines Georgia's five major ecoregions and natural communities -- groups of interacting species that have been minimally impacted by human activity or have successfully recovered from them. The book also explores conservation issues relating to current or future threats to these specific areas.

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