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Iowa State Parks : A Century of Stewardship, 1920-2020
by Rebecca Conard and Angela Corio and Jim Scheffler




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In 1920, Iowa dedicated its first two state parks. In the century since, the Iowa State Parks system has evolved into a broad array of lands and waters that represent a legacy of tireless stewardship. Iowa State Parks commemorates the origins of our state parks and the riches they offer in the present.

The photo essays at the heart of this book feature the artistry of well-known nature photographers such as Carl Kurtz, Brian Gibbs, Don Poggensee, and Larry Stone. The images help tell the stories of Iowa's state parks, recreation areas, preserves, and forests. A his­torical overview sets the stage, followed by essays on key aspects of our park system.

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Overview

In 1920, Iowa dedicated its first two state parks. In the century since, the Iowa State Parks system has evolved into a broad array of lands and waters that represent a legacy of tireless stewardship. Iowa State Parks commemorates the origins of our state parks and the riches they offer in the present.

The photo essays at the heart of this book feature the artistry of well-known nature photographers such as Carl Kurtz, Brian Gibbs, Don Poggensee, and Larry Stone. The images help tell the stories of Iowa's state parks, recreation areas, preserves, and forests. A his­torical overview sets the stage, followed by essays on key aspects of our park system.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781609387136
  • ISBN-10: 1609387139
  • Publisher: University of Iowa Press
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 11 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds


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