Prairie

Alpine Books

9781771645942

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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 and farmland birds;
  • 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 maps, this award-winning tome continues to be a highly readable guide to understanding the ecology, geological history, biodiversity, and resilience of the prairies.

Illustrated with elegant black-and-white line drawings and maps, this award-winning tome continues to be a highly readable guide to understanding the ecology, geological history, biodiversity, and resilience of the prairies.

Softcover.