The Prairie Builders: Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands

By following scientists who are working on the 8,000-acre Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa, readers will learn where the vision for a new prairie came from. Follow a dedicated group of scientists and volunteers who are working to turn this vision into reality, from locating seeds of native prairie plants to using fire to drive out weeds to "bringing home" bison, elk, and one of the prairie"s most spectacular butterflies, the Regal Fritillary. (Middle School (6-8))

TRC audience: 
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
Science
TRC format: 
Book