The Emerald Horizon

The Emerald Horizon

The History of Nature in Iowa

eBook - 2008
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Since so much of the tallgrass state has been transformed into an agricultural landscape, Mutel focuses on understanding today's natural environment by understanding yesterday's changes. After summarizing the geological, archaeological, and ecological features that shaped Iowa's modern landscape, she recreates the once-wild native communities that existed prior to Euroamerican settlement. Next she examines the dramatic changes that overtook native plant and animal communities as Iowa's prairies, woodlands, and wetlands were transformed. Finally she presents realistic techniques for restoring n.
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, Ă2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781587297472
1587297477
1587296322
9781587296321
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 297 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps

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