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Booming from the Mists of Nowhere

By: Greg Hoch (Author)

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Books in the Bur Oak series represent the University of Iowa Press’s dedication to celebrating the literature, history, geography, and culture of the Great Plains with an intense focus on natural history and environmental issues. Covering subjects from archaeology, history, and ornithology to prairie restoration, gardening, and sustainability, Bur Oak Books emphasize the environmental past, present, and future of our region.

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

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Booming from the Mists of Nowhere

Booming from the Mists of Nowhere

The Story of the Greater Prairie-Chicken

By: Greg Hoch (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Dec 2015 | #224010 | ISBN-13: 9781609383879
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A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction

A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction

Handbook / Manual

By: Carl Kurtz (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Oct 2013 | Edition: 2 | #213245 | ISBN-13: 9781609381684
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Of Men and Marshes

Of Men and Marshes

By: Paul L Errington (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Oct 2012 | #200127 | ISBN-13: 9781609381189
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Deep Nature

Deep Nature

Photographs from Iowa
Art / Photobook

By: Linda Scarth, Robert Scarth and John Pearson

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Hardback | Sep 2009 | #181245 | ISBN-13: 9781587298240
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The Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States
Paperback | May 2009 | #200126 | ISBN-13: 9781587298653
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The Emerald Horizon

The Emerald Horizon

The History of Nature in Iowa

By: Cornelia Mutel (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #200159 | ISBN-13: 9781587296321
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Fifty Uncommon Birds of the Upper Midwest
Hardback | Oct 2007 | #168802 | ISBN-13: 9781587295904
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The Butterflies of Iowa

The Butterflies of Iowa

Field / Identification Guide

By: Dennis W Schlicht, John C Downey and Jeffrey C Nekola

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Jun 2007 | #168049 | ISBN-13: 9781587295331
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Hardback | Jun 2007 | #165741 | ISBN-13: 9781587295324
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Fifty Common Birds of the Upper Midwest

Fifty Common Birds of the Upper Midwest

By: Nancy Overcott (Author), Dana Gardner (Illustrator)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Hardback | May 2006 | #200158 | ISBN: 0877459835
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The Elemental Prairie

The Elemental Prairie

Sixty Tallgrass Plants

By: John Madsen

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Hardback | Jun 2005 | #155511 | ISBN: 0877459428
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A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction

A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction

Handbook / Manual

By: Carl Kurtz (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

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A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction

Thirty-five years and many acres after planting his first patch of prairie...

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Spiralbound | Mar 2001 | Edition: 1 | #200157 | ISBN: 087745745X
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Iowa's Geological Past: Three Billion Years of Change
Paperback | Dec 1998 | #96037 | ISBN: 0877456402
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #96036 | ISBN: 0877456399
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The Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas

The Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas

Distribution Atlas

By: Laura Spess Jackson, Carol A Thompson and James J Dinsmore

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #59812 | ISBN: 0877455619
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Hardback | Jan 1997 | #59811 | ISBN: 0877455724
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Birds of an Iowa Dooryard

Birds of an Iowa Dooryard

By: Althea R Sherman

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Jan 1997 | #59813 | ISBN: 0877455686
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Okoboji Wetlands

A Lesson in Natural History

By: Michael J Lannoo

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Aug 1996 | #52563 | ISBN: 0877455333
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52562 | ISBN: 0877455325
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The Vascular Plants of Iowa

An Annotated Checklist and Natural History
World / Checklist

By: L Eilers and DM Roosa

Publisher: Iowa State University Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #36989 | ISBN: 0877454647
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #36991 | ISBN: 0877454639
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Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie

Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie

An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper Midwest
Handbook / Manual

By: Shirley Shirley (Author)

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Nov 1994 | #36987 | ISBN: 0877454698
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Hardback | Sep 1994 | #36992 | ISBN: 087745468X
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Prairies, Forests, and Wetlands

The Restoration of Natural Landscape Communities in Iowa

By: JR Thompson

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #23228 | ISBN: 0877453713
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #23229 | ISBN: 0877453721
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