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By Tom Wolf

This paintings attracts at the most recent medical findings to teach that the battered, attractive Sangres want us up to we want them. concentrating on wooded area ecology, environmental author Tom Wolf indicates how fireplace, bugs, ailment, people, and different disturbances have shaped the terrific, assorted forests we all know this present day.

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ISBN: 0-87081-514-8 (alk. paper) 1. Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. ) Description and travel. 2. Natural history Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. ) 3. Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. ) Pictorial works. I. Title. 7'09788'49 dc2095-162 CIP 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 To my father, William H. Wolf in memoriam and to my mother, Betsy Ross Wolf Contents Photographs and Illustrations ix Maps xi Preface to Paperback Edition xiii Preface: Crooked Timber xxv Acknowledgments xxxvii Photographer's Notes and Acknowledgments xxxix 1.

Her findings confirm that humans have had and should have a place in managing the forests of the Sangres. We have always altered forests through fire. 8 Dr. Alington focused on both the east and west slopes of the central Sangres, approximately from Medano Pass to Hayden Pass. She asked, "What is a natural fire? How often did natural fires burn? How much did they burn? " Using tree ring analysis and other crossdating techniques, followed by mapping the vegetation types in a way that paid attention to patch size, she determined not only the years but even the seasons of fires.

Her career as a professional cartographer began in 1979. Myrna was the Custer County cartographer from 1983 to 1992, and now she freelances. She has been exploring the Sangres for twenty years. O. Box 1138, 510 First Street, Silver Cliff, Colorado 81252. The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Information Sciences Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials. 48-1984 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wolf, Tom, 1945- Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Mountains / by Tom Wolf; photogra- phy, Barbara Sparks; cartography, Myrna Schrader.

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