USGS Hydrologist Coauthors Book on Native-Plant Landscaping in Florida
|Dec. 2005 / Jan. 2006
Above: Cover of the newly revised book coauthored by USGS hydrologist George Kish.
George Kish, a hydrologist in the Tampa, Fla., office of the U.S. Geological Survey, is coauthor of a newly revised edition of The Right Plants for Dry PlacesNative Plant Landscaping in Central Florida. Originally published in 1997, the book was revised by George Kish and Dick Wunderlin, University of South Florida botany researcher. This revised and expanded second edition (2005) has more plant species and more photographs, as well as all the information needed to incorporate native species into your central Florida garden. It tells how to identify, where to use, and how to care for 46 native trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and vines. It also gives blooming and fruiting times, mature size, wildlife value, and ethnobotanical uses.
Dec. 2005 / Jan. 2006
in this issue:
USGS Scientists Investigate New Orleans Levees
Post-Katrina Cleanupa Volunteer's Reflections
Offshore Impacts of Hurricane Katrina
Sediment-Toxicity Studies in Western Long Island Sound
Sea-Floor Geology Off Massachusetts Coast
Alvin Dives to Deep-Water Coral Habitats
Study Links Urbanization to Amphibian Decline
San Francisco Bay Floor Explored
Briefing on Coastal Research in Hawai'i
USGS Research on the Kona Coast, Hawai'i
Third International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals
Award for USGS Map Hawaii's Volcanoes Revealed
USGS Citizen Soldier on the Move!
Native-Plant Landscaping in Florida
New Book on Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing
Dec. 2005 / Jan. 2006 Publications List