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Author MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author.
Title Bringing back our deserts / by Clara MacCarald ; content consultant, Sergio Avila-Villegas, M.Sc. (Conservation Biologist).
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
book jacket
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 333.736 MAC     TEMP STORAGE
Descript 112 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 x 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Conservation success stories
Conservation success stories.
Audience 1180L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
Contents Joshua Tree National Park -- What is a desert? -- Human footprint in the desert -- Protecting land -- Tackling invasive species -- Returning desert biodiversity -- Restoring desert lands -- Sustaining use -- The future desert.
Summary "Bringing Back Our Deserts explains why deserts are at risk and how people are combating invasive species, restoring damaged areas, and preserving deserts for future generations. This title also explores the science behind nitrogen pollution and the life in desert soil. Features include a cause-and-effect flow chart, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index."--Publisher's description.
Subject Desert conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Restoration ecology -- Juvenile literature.
Conservation of natural resources -- Juvenile literature.
Desert conservation.
Restoration ecology.
Conservation of natural resources.
Add Author Avila-Villegas, Sergio, editor.
ISBN 9781532113130 (library binding)
1532113137 (library binding)
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