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Wild idea : buffalo and family in a difficult land

Author: Dan O'Brien
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than forty years the prairies of South Dakota have been Dan O'Brien's home. Working as a writer and an endangered-species biologist, he became convinced that returning grass-fed, free-roaming buffalo to the grasslands of the northern plains would return natural balance to the region and reestablish the undulating prairie lost through poor land management and overzealous farming. In 1998 he bought his first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Brien, Dan, 1947-
Wild idea
(DLC) 2014007956
(OCoLC)877370455
Named Person: Dan O'Brien; Dan O'Brien; Dan O'Brien
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan O'Brien
ISBN: 9780803286382 0803286384
OCLC Number: 884725858
Awards: Commended for Spur Awards (Nonfiction-Contemporary) 2015
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; About the Author; Other Works by Dan O'Brien.
Responsibility: Dan O' Brien.

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For more than forty years the prairies of South Dakota have been Dan O'Brien's home. Working as a writer and an endangered-species biologist, he became convinced that returning grass-fed, free-roaming buffalo to the grasslands of the northern plains would return natural balance to the region and reestablish the undulating prairie lost through poor land management and overzealous farming. In 1998 he bought his first buffalo and began the task of converting a little cattle ranch into an ethically run buffalo ranch. Wild Idea is a book about how good food cho.

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"Wild Idea is a lyrical tribute to the idea of buffalo back on the plains, the rewards and challenges of putting them there. But it is so much more. It's about all the life on the prairie, on the Read more...

 
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