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The Resource The Big Marsh : the story of a lost landscape, Cheri Register

The Big Marsh : the story of a lost landscape, Cheri Register

Label
The Big Marsh : the story of a lost landscape
Title
The Big Marsh
Title remainder
the story of a lost landscape
Statement of responsibility
Cheri Register
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An environmental history of Freeborn County, Minnesota's Big Marsh, which was tilled and drained 130 years ago at public expense for agricultural purposes. Told from a personal point of view, this story shows the enduring value of wild places and the importance of the fight to preserve them, both then and now"-- Providced by publisher
  • "A rural community is changed forever when moneyed interests conspire to transform a treasured wetland"-- Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.91/80977618
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GE155.M56
LC item number
R34 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Big Marsh : the story of a lost landscape, Cheri Register
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Lay of the Land -- Hollandale : An Introduction -- Freeborn County : Home, but No Biome -- Looking for the Big Marsh -- Part II: Life on the Big Marsh -- No Empty Landscape -- The Grid That Turned Land to a Commodity -- Homing on the Marsh : The Speers -- The Trip from Otranto Revisited -- Claiming the High Ground : The Ostranders -- Hazards -- What Counts as a Lake? -- The Evolution of the Drainage Ditch -- A Watershed Year : 1877 -- A New Home on the Prairie : A Speculation -- Fire on the Marsh -- Part III: The Big Ditch -- The Alleged Conniver : Putnam Dana McMillan -- The First Drainage -- The Middle Man : William A. Morin -- Robert Speer Travels through Time -- Eighteen Yoke of Oxen -- "The Great Ricelawn Ranch" -- A Change of Hands Bodes a Change of Lands -- What's Black and White and Grazes All Over? -- The Second Try -- New Man About Town : John Felix Dryden Meighen -- The People Protest -- How to Read a Flying Bundle of Twine -- A Lone Voice for the Environment : Fred McCall -- Counterarguments -- The Moscow Farm Prospers -- Meighen in Court and Courting -- The Winning Strategy -- Rice Lake and the Big Marsh Go Down the Drain -- The Swamp Angel Plays Cupid -- The New Model Farmer -- The Victor's History -- The Mysterious Fall of Bryant Barber and Other Endings -- Part IV: Restoration and Restitution -- From Booty to Beauty -- Wo Wacintanka -- For the Birds
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780873519953
Lccn
2015048146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocn930683653
Label
The Big Marsh : the story of a lost landscape, Cheri Register
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Lay of the Land -- Hollandale : An Introduction -- Freeborn County : Home, but No Biome -- Looking for the Big Marsh -- Part II: Life on the Big Marsh -- No Empty Landscape -- The Grid That Turned Land to a Commodity -- Homing on the Marsh : The Speers -- The Trip from Otranto Revisited -- Claiming the High Ground : The Ostranders -- Hazards -- What Counts as a Lake? -- The Evolution of the Drainage Ditch -- A Watershed Year : 1877 -- A New Home on the Prairie : A Speculation -- Fire on the Marsh -- Part III: The Big Ditch -- The Alleged Conniver : Putnam Dana McMillan -- The First Drainage -- The Middle Man : William A. Morin -- Robert Speer Travels through Time -- Eighteen Yoke of Oxen -- "The Great Ricelawn Ranch" -- A Change of Hands Bodes a Change of Lands -- What's Black and White and Grazes All Over? -- The Second Try -- New Man About Town : John Felix Dryden Meighen -- The People Protest -- How to Read a Flying Bundle of Twine -- A Lone Voice for the Environment : Fred McCall -- Counterarguments -- The Moscow Farm Prospers -- Meighen in Court and Courting -- The Winning Strategy -- Rice Lake and the Big Marsh Go Down the Drain -- The Swamp Angel Plays Cupid -- The New Model Farmer -- The Victor's History -- The Mysterious Fall of Bryant Barber and Other Endings -- Part IV: Restoration and Restitution -- From Booty to Beauty -- Wo Wacintanka -- For the Birds
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780873519953
Lccn
2015048146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocn930683653

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