Biodiversity Guides and Handbooks

A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates

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A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates

By: Elizabeth A. Johnson — This engaging illustrated guide gives an introduction to the local invertebrates one can see in various habitats of New York City and offers suggestions for where and when to search for them, along with information on how best to protect them.

Freshwater Mussels

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Freshwater Mussels

Designed for naturalists, biologists, and resource managers working to conserve local freshwater ecosystems, the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation (CBC) has developed this web handbook as a "short-course" to the freshwater mussels occurring within 75 miles of New York City and throughout New Jersey.

Biodiversity Assessment Handbook for New York City

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Biodiversity Assessment Handbook for New York City

By: Erik Kiviat and Elizabeth A. Johnson.  This comprehensive guide addresses questions about greenspaces and biodiversity in New York City, for land managers, policy makers, conservationists, researchers, consultants, educators, and students.

Life In The Leaf Litter

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Life In The Leaf Litter

By: Elizabeth A. Johnson & Kefyn M. Catley — Life in the Leaf Litter is a guide to the diversity of soil organisms and the crucial role that invertebrates play in woodland ecosystems.