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Reptiles and amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands, Morton County, Kansas

Joseph T. Collins

Reptiles and amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands, Morton County, Kansas

by Joseph T. Collins

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Published by U.S. Forest Service, Order from Cimarron National Grasslands, U.S. Forest Service in [Washington, D.C.], Elkhart, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cimarron National Grassland (Kan.),
  • Kansas,
  • Cimarron National Grassland.
    • Subjects:
    • Reptiles -- Kansas -- Cimarron National Grassland.,
    • Amphibians -- Kansas -- Cimarron National Grassland.,
    • Cimarron National Grassland (Kan.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph T. Collins and Suzanne L. Collins ; with photographs by the authors.
      ContributionsCollins, Suzanne L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL653.K3 C65 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1669652M
      LC Control Number91622662

        This part of the Cimarron National Grassland offers a mile long ATV trail that follows the Cimarron River. The trail is mostly hardpacked and wide and runs in an east to west direction but may get a bit rugged and overgrown as you head east past the Cimarron Campground. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands Morton County, Kansas, Joseph T. Collins and Suzanne L. Collins, reviewed, Richert, Amy L. book review by, Riebsame, William E., Stanley A. Changnon, Jr., and Thomas R. Karl, Drought and Natural Resources Management in the United States: Im pacts and Implications of the.

      Located within Morton and Stevens Counties in southwestern Kansas, the Cimarron National Grassland contains , acres. In Kansas, it is the largest area of public land and the only parcel managed by the Forest Service. Rock cliffs, cottonwood groves, grassy fields, yucca and sage brush are scattered throughout the land. The grassland is the largest area of public land in the state of Kansas. The Cimarron National Grassland consists of acre of Great Plains bisected by the Cimarron River. The elevations on the Grassland range from to. The terrain is mostly flat, sloping downward west to east, although bluffs rise about ft above the valley of the Location: US, Elkhart, KS , USA.

      University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Collins, Joseph T., and Suzanne L. Collins Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands. Morton County, Kans United States Forest Service, Conant, Roger, and Joseph Collins A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America. Peterson Field Guide. Cimarron National Grassland Hunting The Cimarron National Grassland stretches as far as the eye can see, and is available for public hunting. A major drawing card for hunters is that the Grassland is the largest parcel of public land in the state of Kansas. There are , acres open for hunting upland birds, small game, varmints, and large game.


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Reptiles and amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands, Morton County, Kansas by Joseph T. Collins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grasslands or in Morton County, Kansas, have been listed in the bibliography at the end of this book. This book is about the 31 species of amphibians and reptiles known to occur, either now or in the past, in the Cimarron National Grasslands of Morton County, Kansas.

We have written this book. Get this from a library. Reptiles and amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands, Morton County, Kansas.

[Joseph T Collins; Suzanne L Collins]. Click the icon to find a birding list for Morton County. Cimarron National Grasslands is in the SW corner of Kansas.

Click here for a Google Map of the site. Click the icon to locate nearby Geocaches. Directions: The District Office, identified as the Cimarron National Grasslands Range Station, is on U.S.

56 in Elkhart. Stop here (hours: M-F, 8. Cimarron National Grassland is a National Grassland located in Morton County, Kansas, United States, with a very small part extending eastward into Stevens on National Grassland Morton County located near Comanche National Grassland which is across the border in grassland is administered by the Forest Service together with the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and the Established: United States National Grassland.

Located in the southwest corner of Kansas, in Morton and Stevens counties, it is one of only 20 national grasslands in the United States and contains more Reptiles and amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslandsacres. It is the largest tract of public land in Kansas. The Grassland offers an abundance of prairie.

Cimarron National Grassland near Elkhart, Kansas. Theacre Cimarron National Grassland in southwestern Kansas is one of twenty National Grasslands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. It is the largest area of public land in Kansas and the only parcel managed by the Forest Service.

Amphibians, Reptiles and Turtles of the Cimarron National Grassland Kansas Paperback – January 1, by Joseph T Collins (Author) › Visit Amazon's Joseph T Collins Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this Author: Joseph T. Collins, Suzanne L. Collins, Travis William. Taggart. I traversed the Cimarron National Grasslands from the eastern edge north of the Cimarron River as far west as i could until I hit private posted land.

At numerous places you can still see the swales left my wagons. These are well marked with limestone posts. The Point of Rocks /5(20). This small book (pamphlet) provides information about the amphibians and reptiles for the general reader or casual visitor to the Cimarron National Grasslands in southwestern Kansas.

Some of the information derives from a brief field trip by the authors in or from museum specimens and technical literature, but most of the information is not : Royce E. Ballinger. Campground List CAMPGROUND NAME: Cimarron Recreation Area VISIT DATE: 10/11/ UPDATE DATE: 3/28/ STATE: Kansas REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Cimarron NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Elkhart RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Elkhart, KS, at the intersection of US Rt.

56 and Morton St., take Rt. 56 east miles to State Rt. Turn left onto Rt. 27 and go miles to. Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is ELKH which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 3, feet ( feet higher than Cimarron National Grassland).Elkhart, KS: 8 mi.

Joseph T. Collins is author or coauthor of numerous books, including An Illustrated Guide to Endangered or Threatened Species in Kansas, Kansas Wildlife, Kansas Wetlands: A Wildlife Treasury, Natural Kansas, and the Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North by:   Cimarron National Grassland Two major trails pass through the Cimarron National Grassland, a region reclaimed by the government after the disastrous Dust Bowl years: the Turkey Trail and the Companion Trail, so named because it runs parallel to or occasionally on the path of the historic Santa Fe trails will be included in the upcoming book and the region will be one of our top.

The Morton County Historical Society helped by providing unpublished historical accounts of the region and photographs. The authors would like to The book you hold is about the birds of Cimarron National Grassland (NG), a federally managed tract of land in Kansas.

Cited by: The Cimarron National Grassland isn't the biggest grassland nor the most diverse but it is special. It has survived the devastation caused by misguided farming practices, overgrazing, and the Dust Bowl to be a little oasis of green in the southwest corner of Kansas, just.

An extensive update, this edition of Amphibians and Reptiles in Kansas includes, for the first time, 96 colour photographs of salamanders, frogs and toads, turtles, lizards and snakes, as well as a collection of black-and-white photographs/5. Cimarron National Grassland, Elkhart, Kansas. likes 14 talking about this were here.

Cimarron National Grassland is a National Grassland 5/5(2). Collins, Joseph T. and Suzanne L. Collins. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands, Morton County, Kansas. Forest Service, Elkhart, Kansas. 60pp. Ball, Robert L. High plains serpents: Results of a long-term study in Texas County, Oklahoma and Morton County, Kansas Kansas Herpetological Society Newsletter (88) Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands Morton County, Kansas.

Joseph T. Collins and Suzanne L. Collins. Lawrence, KS: U. Forest Service, U. Department of Agriculture, printed by University of Kansas Press, vii + 60 pp. Color photographs, figures, bibliography.

$ paper (ISBN ). It was dubbed The Cimarron National Grassland in Junewhen the land became protected and managed by the state. So next time you're traveling in southwest Kansas and have some extra time, check out this amazing area hidden in southwest Kansas.

This small book (pamphlet) provides information about the amphibians and reptiles for the general reader or casual visitor to the Cimarron National Grasslands in southwestern Kansas. Some of the information derives from a brief field trip by the authors in or from museum specimens and technical literature, but most of the information is Author: Royce E.

Ballinger. Goals / Objectives To determine the effct, if any, of saltcedar cradication programs along the Cimarron River in southwestern Kansas on the breeding avifauna of the Cimarron National Grasslands. To provide a large comprehensive data set to assess long-term ecological changes to the avifauna of Cimarron National Grasslands and to provide a bseline for future assessments of the .Reptiles and Amphibians of the Cimarron National Grasslands Morton County, Kansas by Joseph T.

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