Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands

Take care of our Navajo Rangelands

Credits

Support for this project was provided by the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (WSARE) program through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Project Director was Gerald "Jerry" Hawkes of New Mexico State University Department of Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources. Gerald Moore, Coordinating Extension Agent of Navajo Tri-State Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program, had the initial vision for this project and led it in every stage.

Our deepest thanks go out to individuals and organizations who provided images, descriptions, plant identification, user testing, consultation, and support.

  • Principal Investigators
  • Gerald "Jerry" Hawkes, PhD
  • Jeanne Gleason, EdD
  • Gerald Moore
  • Content Advisors
  • Nick Ashcroft, PhD
  • Chris Allison, PhD
  • Nora Talkington
  • Kathryn Thomas. PhD
  • Executive Producer
  • Jeanne Gleason, EdD
  • Studio Production Director
  • Pamela N. Martinez, EdD
  • Project Managers
  • Elizabeth Sohn
  • Kathryn Eiland
  • Amy Smith Muise
  • Artists and Illustrator
  • Gerritt McGill
  • Kathryn Eiland
  • PDF Design and Layout
  • Kathryn Eiland
  • Elizabeth Sohn
  • Programmers
  • John "CC" Chamberlin
  • Navajo Written Language
  • Gerald Moore
  • Arnold Clifford
  • Cuyler Frank
  • Lorene B. Legah
  • Tennell Nez
  • Tom Seaton
  • Navajo Voice Talent
  • Gerald Moore
  • Varian Begay
  • Wilfred Big
  • Cuyler Frank
  • Tom Seaton
  • Audio Editing
  • Cuyler Frank
  • User Testing
  • Amanda Armstrong
  • Gerald Moore
  • Jeanne Gleason, EdD
  • Kathryn Eiland
  • Amy Smith Muise
  • Elizabeth Sohn
  • Content Support
  • Levi Luchini
  • J.D. Ho
  • Text Work and Editorial
  • Amy Smith Muise
  • Levi Lucchini
  • J.D. Ho
  • Timothy Hretz
  • Website Developers
  • John "CC" Chamberlin
  • Elizabeth Sohn
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Gerald Moore
  • Jeanne Gleason, EdD
  • Amy Smith Muise
  • Studio Support
  • Stan Carbine
  • Amy Chacon
  • Patricia Clark
  • Esther Aguirre
  • Luis Barraza
  • Special Thanks To:
  • Window Rock focus group participants
Our gratitude and appreciation to Tom Seaton and all the elders who have kept Navajo language and plant knowledge alive.

References

Allison, C. D., Turner, J. L., & Wenzel, J. C. (2016). Poisonous plants of New Mexico rangelands (Circular 678). Retrieved from New Mexico State University, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences website: https://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_circulars/CR678/

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. (n.d.) Invasive and Exotic Species of North America. Invasive.org. Retrieved from https://www.invasive.org

Fox, W. E. III, Allred, K. W., & Roalson, E. H. (2010). A guide to the common locoweeds and milkvetches of New Mexico (Circular 557). Retrieved from New Mexico State University, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences website: https://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_circulars/CR557/

Heil, K., O'Kane, S. Jr., Reeves, L. M., & Clifford, A. (2013). Flora of the Four Corners Region: Vascular Plants of the San Juan River Drainage: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah (Monographs in Systemic Botany: Vol. 124). St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Press.

Kleinman, R. (n.d.). Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness. Retrieved from https://wnmu.edu/academic/nspages/gilaflora/index.html

Ralphs, M. (n.d.) Rangeland plants poisonous to livestock. Retrieved from www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/20801500/PPClassPPSlides/Dr.MichaelRalphsLecture.ppt (Powerpoint download)

United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Plant Data Team. (2018, October 11). The PLANTS Database. Retrieved from http://plants.usda.gov

University of California, Berkeley. (2018). Jepson eFlora. The Jepson Herbarium. Retrieved from http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/

University of Texas at Austin. (n.d.) Find Plants. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Retrieved from https://www.wildflower.org/plants

Utah State University Extension. (n.d.) Range Plants of Utah. Retrieved from https://extension.usu.edu/rangeplants

  • Plant scientific names were drawn primarily from the USDA PLANTS database.

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Copyright 2017, 2018 New Mexico State University. Partially funded by the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (westernsare.org; 435.797.2257), project EW15-023. Programs and projects supported by Western SARE are equally open to all people. NMSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating.