The Prairie Keepers: Secrets of the Zumwalt

The Prairie Keepers Secrets of the Zumwalt Tucked away in the far corner of remote northeastern Oregon lies the ruggedly beautiful Zumwalt Prairie a seemingly peaceful land of waving grasses that has become a symbolic battleground in the war b

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  • Title: The Prairie Keepers: Secrets of the Zumwalt
  • Author: Marcy Cottrell Houle
  • ISBN: 9780870711862
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tucked away in the far corner of remote northeastern Oregon lies the ruggedly beautiful Zumwalt Prairie a seemingly peaceful land of waving grasses that has become a symbolic battleground in the war between ranchers and environmentalists over the use of our country s rapidly vanishing natural habitats It is home to one of the highest concentrations of native buteo hawksTucked away in the far corner of remote northeastern Oregon lies the ruggedly beautiful Zumwalt Prairie a seemingly peaceful land of waving grasses that has become a symbolic battleground in the war between ranchers and environmentalists over the use of our country s rapidly vanishing natural habitats It is home to one of the highest concentrations of native buteo hawks in North America Marcy Houle, a wildlife biologist and student, comes to the Zumwalt to discover what attracts and sustains the buteos in such startling abundance What she finds could overturn all accepted notions on both sides of the land use debate Important, exhilarating, and even funny, The Prairie Keepers is compelling nature writing Drawing together a wealth of anecdotes, both animal and human, Houle portrays an ecosystem of incredible beauty and diversity, as well as a model that can save the last of the native prairies for us all.

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    1. Lovely book about the Zumwalt Prairie and the study that discovered the heavy density of buteo hawks there. I would have preferred much more about the grasslands and the prairie and a lot less of the personal life stuff, especially the quirks of dealing with her landlady and the dating. Those weren't necessarily folded well into the overall tale and kind of reeked of "must include girl personal life," but were insubstantial and a distraction from the story of the study. To do those elements just [...]

    2. This is a non-fiction account of Houle's raptor research project in the Zumwalt Prairie. She has a number of formidable obstacles to overcome in order to complete her task. She is young, she must work with several agencies, all at odds with each other, some of the men are sexist and dislike her because they think they think they should have gotten the job and the ranchers who own the land and distrust her and the government. Houle is a good writer and tells a compelling and interesting tale. Hig [...]

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