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  • About this App: Acknowledgements & Disclaimers

    Acknowledgements and Thanks

    Many thanks to all of the collaborators, groups and organizations whose work has contributed to the information contained in this app:

    • Centro Para la Conservación del Paisaje.
    • Forest Service El Yunque National Forest and International Institute of Tropical Forestry staff. Special thanks to Dr. Jean Lodge, Dr. Joe Wunderle, Meghann Hawes, Victor Cuevas, Natalie Velez-Suarez

    These websites were highly sourced:

    Certain Publications were also highly sourced. These include:

    • Harris, Nancy L.;Lugo, Ariel E.; Brown, Sandra; Heartsill Scalley, Tamara (Eds.). 2012. Luquillo Experimental Forest: Research History and Opportunities. Experimental Forests and Ranges EFR-1. Washington, D.C: USDA Forest Service. 152 p. https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/41159
    • Quiñones, Maya; Parés-Ramos, Isabel K.; Gould, William A.; Gonzalez, Grizelle; McGinley, Kathleen; Ríos, Pedro. 2018. El Yunque National Forest Atlas. Gen. Tech. Rep. IITF-GTR-47. San Juan, PR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry. 63 p. https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/56095
    • Robinson, K.; Bauer, J.; Lugo, A.E. 2014. Passing the baton from the Tainos to tomorrow: forest conservation in Puerto Rico. FS-862. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, San Juan, Puerto Rico. https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/46987
    • Wadsworth, Frank H. A Forestry Assignment to Puerto Rico. Impresos Emmanuelli 2014
    • Weaver, P. L. 2012. The Luquillo Mountains: forest resources and their history. Gen. Tech. Rep. IITF-44. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Rio Piedras, PR. https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/44055

    Many people contributed to the photography and field guides found on this app. Many thanks to:

    • Jerry Bauer, Gary Potts, USDA FS Southern Region, USDA, Keller Science Action Center Field Museum, Carolyn Krupp, Meghann Hawes, Centro Para la Conservación del Paisaje


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