to Program's List of Lesson Plans
Introductional Purpose of National Parks
Background Skills and Techniques
Setting up the Study Plot/Collecting Data
Analyzing the Data
Graphing Techniques and Final Report
Alien Plant Invasion:
A Field Study project at Saguaro National Park
Field Study Unit
Books and Articles
- Benson, L., and R.A. Darrow. 1981. Trees and Shrubs
of the Southwestern Deserts. University of Arizona Press;
- Cheater, M. 1992. Alien Invasion. Nature Conservancy.
- Dodge, N.N. 1985. Flowers of the Southwestern Deserts.
Southwest Parks and Monuments Association; Tucson, AZ.
- Elmore, F.H. 1976. Shrubs and Trees of the Southwest
Uplands. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association; Tucson,
- Gould, F.W. 1993. Grasses of the Southwestern United
States. University of Arizona Press; Tucson, AZ.
- Harrington, H.D., and L.W. Durrell. 1957. How to
Identify Plants. Swallow Press; Tucson, AZ.
- Kearney, T.H., and R.H. Peebles. 1960. Arizona Flora.
University of California Press; Berkeley, CA.
- Parker, K.F. 1958. Arizona Ranch, Farm and Garden
Weeds. Agriculture Extension Service, University of Arizona, Tucson,
- Rondeau, R.J. 1991. Flora of the Tucson Mountains
with Emphasis on Tucson Mountain District, Saguaro National Monument.
Master's Thesis. University of Arizona.
- America's Western National Parks. Finley-Holiday
Film Corp; Whittier, CA. (available at Saguaro National Monument Gift
Store, Tucson, AZ)
- Strangers in Paradise. National Geographic.
Available at Blockbuster.
- Meg Weesner, Chief of Science and Resource Management,
Saguaro National Monument, (520) 670-6680.
- Natasha Kline, Resource Management Specialist
for the Tucson Mountain District, Saguaro National Monument, (520) 883-6366.
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