Download e-book for iPad: Border Sanctuary: The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana by Morgan Jane Morgan

By Morgan Jane Morgan

The Santa Ana nationwide natural world safe haven lies at the northern financial institution of the Rio Grande in South Texas, approximately seventy miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico. In Border Sanctuary, M.J. Morgan uncovers how 2,000 acres of infrequent subtropical riparian woodland got here to be preserved in a zone in a different way dramatically altered by way of human habitation.

the tale she tells starts off and ends with the efforts of the Rio Grande Valley Nature membership to guard one of many final last stopovers for birds migrating north from vital and South the United States. In among, she reconstructs a hundred-year human and environmental historical past of the unique “two sq. leagues” of the Santa Ana land supply and of the Mexican and Tejano households who lived on, labored, and finally helped look after this woodland at the river’s edge.

As border concerns proceed to provide severe demanding situations for Texas and the country, it truly is particularly vital to be reminded of the deep connection among the region’s human and typical background from the lengthy viewpoint Morgan presents here.

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Border Sanctuary: The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana Land Grant (Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. Books on Conservation Leadership, sponsored by The Meadows ... and the Environment, Texas State University) by Morgan Jane Morgan


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