Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie

Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie

An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper Midwest

eBook - 1994
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Iowa is the only state that lies entirely within the natural region of the tallgrass prairie. Early documents indicate that 95 percent of the state & mdash; close to 30 million acres & mdash; was covered by prairie vegetation at the time of Euro-American settlement. By 1930 the prairie sod had been almost totally converted to cropland; only about 30,000 acres of the original & ldquo; great green sea & rdquo; remained. Now, in this gracefully illustrated manual, Shirley Shirley has created a step-by-step guide to reconstructing the natural landscape of Iowa and the Upper Midwest. Chapters on planning, ob.
Publisher: Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, ©1994.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages) : illustrations.

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