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A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates

A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates

By: Elizabeth A. Johnson — This engaging illustrated guide gives an introduction to the local invertebrates one can see in various habitats of New York City and offers suggestions for where and when to search for them, along with information on how best to protect them.

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Biodiversity Assessment Handbook for New York City

By: Erik Kiviat and Elizabeth A. Johnson.  This comprehensive guide addresses questions about greenspaces and biodiversity in New York City, for land managers, policy makers, conservationists, researchers, consultants, educators, and students.

Guidelines for the Ecotraveler

Guidelines for the Ecotraveler

By: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, Discovery Tours — Information on biodiversity and conservation for anyone concerned with the impacts of tourism on fragile environments.

Legacy: Conserving New York State's Biodiversity

Legacy: Conserving New York State's Biodiversity

Elizabeth A. Johnson & Donald Smith (eds.) — From the rocky summits of the Adirondack High Peaks to the hundreds of miles of shoreline along the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes, New York State's rich mosaic of wild neighborhoods supports an abundant variety of life.

Life In The Leaf Litter

Life In The Leaf Litter

By: Elizabeth A. Johnson & Kefyn M. Catley — Life in the Leaf Litter is a guide to the diversity of soil organisms and the crucial role that invertebrates play in woodland ecosystems.

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