Desert Journal: Reflections of a Naturalist by Cowles 1977
Desert Journal: Reflections of a Naturalist. Raymond B. Cowles (Author), Elna S. Bakker (Collaborator),
University of California Press, 1977.
- Environmental & ecological way of looking at nature.
Raymond Cowles spent the better part of a long career in the southern California desert which is traced in a quasi-episodic fashion in this book. Touches on a wide range of topics ranging from climatic, topographical and ecological variation through tail shedding lizards, mesquite bushes, and tree frogs.
Softcover. Solid binding with clean pages, and mild cover wear with a light curl. 263pp, index, b&w photos and drawings, map.