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The book contains a comprehensive list of prairies that can be visited by the public in the United States and Canada organized by counties in each state in the United States and Provinces in Canada. Each entry has a short description of the area (geographically and environmentally such as the plants, birds and animals that can be seen at the sites) along with a brief description of how to find it. There are also phone numbers of entities (individuals or organizations) to contact for more detailed information.
The book also contains short introductory materials for the US and Canada describing genenerally what a prairie is and how it came about. Also there is a Table of Contents, illustrations, a glossary, index and bibliography.
There is no other book of its kind.
This book has also won the 2003 National Garden Club Illinois Tommy Donnan Certificates Publications award and the 2003 Garden Clubs' of Illinois' Award #53D.
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Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz spent their marriage practicing law and bird watching and enjoying nature. The took early retirements and transformed their backyard into an urban prairie. The success of this project inspired a more intense interest in the North American prairie. The results are this book and another, which will examine the natural and human history of the prairie.
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Book Description Lawndale Enterprises, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0971509603
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0971509603