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Seasons of The Tallgrass Prairie


Chris Merkord
  • A Nebraska Year Paul J. Johnsgard University of Nebraska Press 2014 http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Seasons-of-the-Tallgrass-Prairie,675968.aspx English , Nearctic, , United States, No value 12/01/2014 0803253370 9780803253377 No value

A respected author and scholar, Paul A. Johnsgard has spent a lifetime observing the natural delights of Nebraska’s woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie collects his musings on Nebraska’s natural history and the issues of conservation facing our future.

 

Johnsgard crafts essays featuring snow geese, owls, hummingbirds, and other creatures against the backdrop of Great Plains landscapes. He describes prairie chickens courting during predawn hours and the calls of sandhill cranes; he evokes the magic of lying upon the prairie, hearing only the sounds of insects and the wind through the grasses. From reflections following a visit to a Pawnee sacred site to meditations on the perils facing the state’s finite natural resources,Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie celebrates the gifts of a half century spent roaming Nebraska’s back roads, trails, and sometimes-forgotten places.

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