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From the formation of this "sea of grass" to the settlers who worked the prairie, this history interweaves the natural and human elements that made the grasslands what they are today. Although this terrain has become our greatest hope for survival--miraculously absorbing and transforming pollution into food for the grasses and, eventually, for humans--no ecosystem faces moFrom the formation of this "sea of grass" to the settlers who worked the prairie, this history interweaves the natural and human elements that made the grasslands what they are today. Although this terrain has become our greatest hope for survival--miraculously absorbing and transforming pollution into food for the grasses and, eventually, for humans--no ecosystem faces more danger. What can we do to conserve this special landscape? Through copious illustrations and sidebars taken from diaries, letters, folk tales, music, poetry, recollections, interviews, and other writings, follow the relationship between Americans and the "fruited plains": the European immigrants who broke the land with the plow; the Indians who first inhabited the range; the cowboys and cowgirls who loved the open skies; and the lives of modern-day ranchers....

Title : Last Stand of the Tall Grass Prairie
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ISBN : 9781586631345
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 144 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Last Stand of the Tall Grass Prairie Reviews

  • Dorothy
    2019-05-04 21:04

    Tall Grass Prairie is exactly what the name says. A volunteer who works on Illinois prairie restoration Presents a well-written and easy to follow guide to prairies and reasons for restoring and enjoying these rare natural areas. It is great for someone who is interested in prairie science or considering volunteering.

  • Lucinda
    2019-05-06 22:20

    Great photos of the tall grasses. Narrative included history of homesteaders, cowboys, tall grass areas.