Florida's Uplands (Florida's Natural Ecosystems and Native Species #1) (Paperback)

Florida's Uplands (Florida's Natural Ecosystems and Native Species #1) By Ellie Whitney, D. Bruce Means, Anne Rudloe Cover Image
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Taken from the earlier book Priceless Florida (and modified for a stand-alone book), this volume discusses the well-drained areas of Florida, including high pine grasslands, flatwoods and prairies, interior scrub, hardwood hammocks, rocklands and caves, and beach dunes.

About the Author


D. Bruce Means grew up in Alaska, received his Ph.D. in biology from Florida State University, and is president of the Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the rich biodiversity of the vast coastal plain of the southeastern United States. He is an adjunct professor of biological science at Florida State University, where he has taught courses on the ecology of upland, wetland, and coastal environments of the Southeast, as well as vertebrate biology, ichthyology, mammalogy, herpetology, general biology, tropical ecology, and conservation biology. His research has focused on such diverse topics as fire ecology, the natural history of South American tepuis, biogeography, conservation, endangered species, and the evolution and natural history of amphibians and reptiles. He has published more than 235 scientific articles, technical reports, and popular articles in National Wildlife, International Wildlife, Natural History, BBC Wildlife, National Geographic, Fauna, South American Explorer, and other magazines.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781561646852
ISBN-10: 1561646857
Publisher: Pineapple Press
Publication Date: September 15th, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Florida's Natural Ecosystems and Native Species