By Paul A. Johnsgard
A revered writer and student, Paul A. Johnsgard has spent a life-time staring at the ordinary delights of Nebraska’s woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie collects his musings on Nebraska’s traditional heritage and the problems of conservation dealing with our future.
Johnsgard crafts essays that includes snow ducks, owls, hummingbirds, and different creatures opposed to the backdrop of serious Plains landscapes. He describes prairie chickens relationship in the course of predawn hours and the calls of sandhill cranes; he conjures up the magic of mendacity upon the prairie, listening to simply the sounds of bugs and the wind during the grasses. From reflections following a trip to a Pawnee sacred website to meditations at the perils dealing with the state’s finite common assets, Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie celebrates the presents of a part century spent roaming Nebraska’s again roads, trails, and sometimes-forgotten places.
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Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie: A Nebraska Year by Paul A. Johnsgard