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3 edition of Native prairie found in the catalog.

Native prairie

Native prairie

establishment & management of native prairie

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Published by Natural Resources Conservation Service in [Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prairie planting -- Iowa,
  • Prairie ecology -- Iowa

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Natural Resources Conservation Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14518883M
    OCLC/WorldCa47167931

    Little House on the Prairie is one of a series of semi-autobiographical (but technically fictional) books for middle grade readers about a family of five who moves to Kansas during the western settlement that drove many American Indians from their land. In this post, I will sometimes refer to American Indians as “Indians” when speaking in context of the novel, which is how the author.   Yes, there are sentiments in the Wilder books that are ’s adored father wears blackface, and a couple, the Scotts, in “Little House on .

    Numerous books and other resources are available on the history of the tallgrass prairie, prairie restoration, planting new prairies, prairie management, and sustainable landscape practices. There are many books of native plant descriptions, which are included in the resources at the back of this : University of Iowa Press. The book shows what happens when we work to restore the prairies, encouraging readers to “plant a pocket of prairie” in their own backyards. In lilting, free-verse passages, [Root] lets kids know that even small plots of native plants can replicate prairie conditions.

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