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Last Stand of the Tall Grass Prairie
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 ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published March 15th 2001 by Metrobooks
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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.