After over 3 year's in the making the Philmont Field Guide is now available, check it out! http://www.PhilmontScoutRanch.org/FieldGuide
The mission of the Philmont Field Guide is to acquaint and inspire staff, campers and visitors to enjoy and learn about the natural and cultural history of Philmont and the surrounding area. The field guide is composed of eleven chapters: Understanding nature, flora, fauna, weather, geology, astronomy, cultural history, human impacts, fire management, leave no trace and serving future generations. The flora and fauna of Philmont are a major focus of the book and cultural history is crucial to a thorough understanding of the ranch.