Border Sanctuary: The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana - download pdf or read online

By Morgan Jane Morgan

ISBN-10: 162349320X

ISBN-13: 9781623493202

The Santa Ana nationwide natural world safe haven lies at the northern financial institution of the Rio Grande in South Texas, approximately seventy miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico. In Border Sanctuary, M.J. Morgan uncovers how 2,000 acres of infrequent subtropical riparian wooded area got here to be preserved in a area differently dramatically altered via human habitation.

the tale she tells starts and ends with the efforts of the Rio Grande Valley Nature membership to guard one of many final final stopovers for birds migrating north from valuable and South the United States. In among, she reconstructs a hundred-year human and environmental background of the unique “two sq. leagues” of the Santa Ana land provide and of the Mexican and Tejano households who lived on, labored, and eventually helped safeguard this woodland at the river’s edge.

As border concerns proceed to give critical demanding situations for Texas and the state, it truly is specially very important to be reminded of the deep connection among the region’s human and usual background from the lengthy viewpoint Morgan offers here.

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