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Bring Back the Buffalo!: A Sustainable Future for America's Great Plains

By: Ernest Callenbach

303 pages, 45 b/w photos, 6 illus, 4 maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #106438 | ISBN: 0520224078
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Offers a constructive alternative to the decline of cattle ranching, depletion of underground water, and dependency on outside energy sources, and shows how bringing back the hardy, majestic bison and using the region's winds to generate power are keys to renewed economic and social health for Plains communities.


Part I: BISON PAST The Bison Heartland The Managed Land Part II: BISON PRESENT Bison on Indian reservations Bison on Public Lands Bison on Ranches Part III: BISON FUTURE Bison Country Real Productivity Bison as a Food Source A Buffalo Commons Bison and Wind Power Bison Politics and Cowboy Culture Concusion: They Will Come Epilogue: for the New Century

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Ernest Callenbach is the author of Ecology: A Pocket Guide (California, 1998), Ecotopia (1975), and Ecotopia Emerging (1981).

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