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Prairies, forests, and wetlands

the restoration of natural landscape communities in Iowa

by Janette R. Thompson

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in

    Places:
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Restoration ecology -- Iowa.,
    • Natural history -- Iowa.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPrairies, forests & wetlands.
      Statementby Janette R. Thompson ; foreword by John A. Pearson.
      SeriesA Bur oak original
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.I8 T46 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1707927M
      ISBN 100877453721, 0877453713
      LC Control Number92009457

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"In addition to being a thorough guide to restoration of prairies, forests, and wetlands, Jan Thompson's book is an excellent introduction to the natural history of the three communities A welcome addition to and wetlands book repertoire of information available to restorationists."—Paul Christiansen.

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engineers, teachers, botanists, county conservation boards, and wildlife area managers in their private and professional campaigns to reclaim Iowa's land."--BOOK JACKET.

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As suggested by the title, however, the book provides more than just a simple history of wetlands in the American Midwest: it is a critical review of the interactions between American Indians and the forests, prairies and wetlands, as well as of the impact of white settlement.

Grasslands, forests & wetlands – Nature’s carbon capture & storage solution Written By: Gord Vaadeland This is the second piece of a four part op-ed series: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4.

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1 Sipocz A () The Galveston Bay wetland crisis. National Wetlands Newsletter Forests. Wetland Plants of Illinois is the first field guide to all the vascular plants found in the wetland and aquatic habitats of Illinois.

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