By Howard P. Boyd
Following a concise creation to Pine Barrens ecology, Boyd delves into unique abiotic components (physical approaches and features similar to geological evolution, soils, weather, water, and wildfires) and biotic components (plants and animals), emphasizing their interrelationships. He lists hundreds of thousands of species of Pinelands wildlife, surveys threatened and endangered species, explores man’s business and agricultural industries and their affects, and gives an incredible dialogue of the hazards present human task offers to the survival of the ecosystem.
Howard Boyd’s ardour for the Pine Barrens—along along with his skill to make traditional technological know-how compelling and understandable for lay readers—has by no means been extra obtrusive than during this exploration of the mammoth ecological zone with which his identify has turn into enduringly associated. The Ecological Pine Barrens of recent Jersey is a must-read for ecologists, environmentalists, educators, scholars, and anyone with a significant curiosity within the New Jersey Pine Barrens and its destiny survival.
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The Ecological Pine Barrens of New Jersey: An Ecosystem Threatened by Fragmentation by Howard P. Boyd