Reprint of the 1978 edition, with a new foreword. To learn from nature, not about nature, was the imperative that took Janovy and his students into the sandhills, marshes, grasslands, canyons, lakes, and streams of Keith County in western Nebraska. The biologist explores the web of interrelationships among land, animals, and human beings.
"A gracefully written, horizon-expanding book"
– New York Times Book Review