Annotated Grassland Resources

Bleed, Ann & Flowerday, Charles. Editors.  (1990).  An Atlas of the Sand Hills.  Second Edition.  Resource Atlas No. 5a.  Conservation and Survey Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural REsources University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Includes information on climate, geology, soils, groundwater, hydrogeology, streams, lakes, wetlands, plants, animals, anthropology, land development, and minerals of the Nebraska Sand Hills.

Brown, Lauren.  (1989).  Grasslands.  The Audubon Society Nature Guides.  New York, NY: A Chanticleer Press Edition.  Alfred A. Knopf. Includes descriptions a different North American grasslands, color pictures of grasslands, mammals, grasses, shrubs, wildflowers, butterflies, moths, insects, spiders, trees, birds, mushrooms, amphibians, and reptiles.

Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.  (1971).  Common Weeds of the United States.  Prepared by the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.  New York, NY:  Dover Publications, Inc. Descriptions of about 200 weeds, black and white drawings, habitat, and range maps.

Farrand, John, Jr.  (1983).  The Audubon Society  Master Guide to Birding.  New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Three volumes: 1.  Ducks, loons, grebes, eaglels.  2.  Gulls to dippers. 3.  Old world warblers to sparrows. Pictures and descriptions of all North American Birds.

Grieve, Mrs. M.  (1971).  A Modern Herbs.  New York, NY:  Two volumes.  Dover Publications, Inc. Includes alphabetized entries about herbs, grasses, fungi, shrubs, and trees. Entries include medicinal, culinary, cosmetic, economic, cultivation, folk-lore, and modern scientific uses.

Niering, William A. & Olmstead, Nancy, C.  (1979).  The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers.  New York, NY.  Alfred A. Knopf. Volumes for Eastern region and Western region. Includes  descriptions, flowering times, habitats, ranges, and comments.

Olaus, J. Murie.  (1974). A Field Guide to Animal Tracks.  Second Edition.  Boston, MA:  Houghton Mifflin Company. Book from the Peterson Field Guide series.  Sponsored by the National Audubon Society and the National Wildlife Federation. Includes descriptions and over 1000 illustrations of the habits, habitat, tracks, signs, droppings, gnawed trees, and suggestions on where to look for tracks and how to preserve them.

Peterson, Roger Tory.  (1980).  Eastern Birds.  Fourth Edition.  Boston, MA:  Houghton Mifflin Company. All birds of eastern and central North America shown in full color and describtions.

Reese, Patrick, E., & Moser, Charles, P.  (1985).  Nebraska Poisonous Range Plants.  Univeristy of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service.  EC 85-198. Describes common poisonous range plants and their affects on livestock.  Descriptions include diagnosis, toxic compounds, toxic minerals, treatment, and management of livestock and plants.

Stubbendieck, J., Nichols, James, T., & Roberts, Kelly, K.  (1986).  Nebraska Range and Pasture Grasses.  Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service.  E. C. 85-170. $4.00 phamphlet.  Includes black and white drawings of grasses, descriptions, areas located, and its uses and values. Good descriptions for identification.

Dr. Robert Sweetland's Notes ©