"A textual edition of Candace Savage's acclaimed and beautifully written guide to the ecology of the prairies, now revised and updated. This revised edition of Prairie features a new preface along with updated research on the effects of climate change on an increasingly vulnerable landscape. It also offers new information on: conservation of threatened species, including the black-tailed prairie dog; grassland loss and conservation; the health of rivers and the water table; the effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on prairie wetlands; the benefits of regenerative agriculture. Illustrated with elegant black-and-white line drawings and color maps, this award-winning tome continues to be a highly readable guide to understanding the ecology, geological history, biodiversity, and resilience of the prairies. Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation." -- Provided by publisher.
Prairies -- United States.
Williams, Joan A., illustrator.