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  • Tallgrass Prairie Research Paper

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    The tallgrass prairie has been reduced to less than one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the original area that it used to cover. Because of the small percentage of remaining area of the tallgrass prairie, ecologists might feel that the tallgrass parries is the most endangered ecosystem. It is believed to have covered around 25 million acres in Minnesota and Iowa at one point, but now there is less than 300,000 acres scattered around Minnesota and Iowa. The remaining acres of tallgrass prairie is scattered

  • Antononia's Personality Of Antonia By Willa Cather

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    Option 4 Activity 1. I think that Willa Cather admired Antonia's personality because of her strong loyal spirit. Although she was challenged in many ways, she never backed down from a fight. Her father's death, her pregnancy and abandonment, and her situation at the Harlings were only temporary setbacks in her life. She thrived in anyway she could. Even though Antonia is headstrong and high spirited, Cather seems to admire this about her. “I was thinking, as I watched her, how little it mattered--

  • Microorganism In Margaret Laurence's Where The World Began

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    Where the World Began In the article “Where the World Began” the author Margaret Laurence represents her life in the Canadian Prairies and parts of Canada, on how she viewed the world .She gives descriptions of her hometown and how her childhood was like in the Canadian Prairies to give a representation of Canada. She states that she has found her own view of the parries and describes her home in the Canadian Prairies as a little microorganism. Throughout the essay, she talks about her memories

  • The Effects Of Controlled Burns On Rangelands

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    The Effects of Controlled Burns on Rangelands Shane J. Methvin BYU-Idaho Abstract There are many different techniques or methods used to manage rangelands. These methods have been implemented to improve the health of a rangeland. One such technique that has been found to be beneficial is controlled burning. Controlled burning can help improve rangelands for both livestock and wildlife if managed properly. This is done by burning an area which kills undesirable woody species, giving desirable

  • Reflection on Home on the Range Class Essay

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    think that it will ever be as successful as the cattle industry, unfortunately. Re-wilding and having less domestic animals also brings about the talk of prairie grasses. It does sadden me a little that most of our prairie grasses have been overgrazed and a lot of the grasses are invasive species. I would love to go back to the time when the prairie grasses were tall and

  • The Coastal Plains Of Texas

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    The Coastal Plains of Texas is a large area that extends from the Atlantic Ocean to beyond the Rio Grande. This region can be divided into 5 distinct areas. • PINE BELT: It extends 75 to 125 miles into Texas from the east and from north to south from the Red River to about 25 miles of the Gulf Coast. The Pine Belt is practically the source of all Texas’ timber production. Lumber is the principle industry. The climate is good for a variety of fruits and vegetables. A great oil field discovered in

  • The Painted Door Short Story

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    Sinclair Ross wrote the short story “The Painted Door” in 1939 for Queens Quarterly, a magazine, in Canada. Within the short story Ross emphasized the struggles of experienced by those on the 1930’s Post-Depression Canadian prairie. He does this by describing one day where a farmer named John makes the nineteen-mile march across the snow-covered hills to his father’s home, to make sure he is okay before the blizzard. Meanwhile John’s wife Ann is at home with their young neighbor Steven having dinner

  • Technology In Ray Bradbury's Short Story 'The Veldt'

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    Imagine a world with technology that can do everything for you. All you have to do is ask, or even just think, for something. It is an amazing high-tech world, but human relationships are destroyed. Everyone is so invested in technology they don’t engage with each other. Soon, the world becomes a cold, lonely society where technology is in power. This could become our world in the future. In the short story, “The Veldt”. Two parents, George and Lydia, believe something is wrong with their nursery(a

  • Texas Characteristics

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    Define the characteristics of each region? The gulf coastal plains are located on the east side of the state of Texas. They have some hills that cover it but mostly it is flat land. It has some forest most particularly it has the Piney Woods. The interior lowlands are plains that run through the northern central part of the state. It does not have many trees except among waterways. There is a lot of limestone based structures in this area of the state. The great plains of Texas are to the west of

  • Summary Of The Film 'The Leatherstocking Tales'

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    “The Leatherstocking Tales” a novel series written by James Fennimore Cooper centers around the struggles of Hawkeye, a colonial American who was adopted by Mohican Indians. Trapped between two cultures, Hawkeye struggles to find a balance between his inherent ethical code and society’s expectations. The American Frontier provides the perfect setting to show nature as a refuge. Nature being a refuge can be interpreted in many different ways. One of the interpretations is seeing where civilization