Great Plains Birds


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$16.95  $15.59
Bison Books
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5.0 X 0.5 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author

Larkin Powell is a professor of conservation biology in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


"Powell's personal love for the Great Plains and its birds is contagious. This book plays a critically important role in raising awareness, building appreciation, and calling for conservation action for North America's most threatened birds."--Martha Kauffman, managing director of the World Wildlife Fund, Northern Great Plains Programs
-- (02/23/2019)
"With this book, you are accompanied by your personal storytelling guide while discovering this underappreciated region of North America. Wisdom on geology, natural history emphasizing birds, wildlife management, and history is offered in an engaging narrative."--Gary C. White, professor emeritus of fish, wildlife, and conservation biology at Colorado State University
-- (02/23/2019)
"This book entices and prepares readers to make their own personal connection to the heart of North America through its most inspiring occupants, Great Plains birds."--Sarah Sortum, rancher and ecotourism provider

--Sarah Sortum (02/23/2019)
"From modern-day prairie birds (and where to see them), to geography, history, and conservation, this book is an excellent introduction for anyone wanting to learn more about the vast heart of America, the Great Plains. Wonders abound, if only we look."--Joel Sartore, Photo Ark founder and National Geographic photographer and fellow
-- (02/23/2019)
"My high expectations were met when I read Powell's book Great Plains Birds, but they were exceeded when I found myself laughing and living vicariously through his personal narrative. This book is honest and important and presents a clear-eyed view of bird conservation today in our heartland."--Michael Forsberg, photographer and author of Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild
-- (02/23/2019)
"This informative book will be both a practical resource and enjoyable reading for nature lovers."--Publishers Weekly--Publishers Weekly