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brought to focus some of the ecological disasters that we have wrought on our recious landscapeuite often with our riversto focus some of the ecological disasters that we have wrought on our Hirschfeld precious landscapeuite often with our rivers the brunt of such shamefulractices as well as the delicate life forms that resides within them However importantly she also recounts many Heirs And Assigns Herbert Reardon 1 positive accounts of strong willedeople and communities who have realized the "value of their watersheds and through hard work and education have beaten back "of their watersheds and through hard work and education have beaten back odds to restore the health of many of these damaged river systems Through changing our views of seeing rivers only as convenient dumping grounds combined with hard work and education it has been roven that the health of damaged rivers can be restored bringing back the delicate life balance that reviously existed within them This is an educational battle that needs to be aggressively tackled so that the environment no longer takes a back seat to someone s upstream Insight Guides profit marginsneither corporate orrivate Remember there is always someone else downstream who has to live with what we ingest into our river systems within our local communities Rich descriptions of the Mississippi s river ecology the flora fauna and human communities of the Upper Midwest Environmental travel writing for Prefabulous And Sustainable people who like fish birds andossibly Cheryl Strayed s Wild or Bonnie Jo Campbell s Once Upon a River. Voyageurs Lynne tells the story of their trip but also the stories of the rivers they canoed and the many tributaries whose confluences they Duels Of The Mind passed Finalist Travel Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards Honorable mention Nonfiction book Council for Wisconsin Writers Winner RecreationSportsTravel Midwest Book Awards Best books forublic secondary school libraries from university resses American Library Associatio. Fell
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Canoe Lots Of Info About The ArmyLots of info about the Army of Engineers and their effect on the Mississippi and Wisconsin river ways Not the kind of long distance canoe trip I have done but an ok story Was only able to finish half the book but found it enjoyable Growing up in southern Minnesota I found her descriptions of the river to bring back many memories The slow ace of floating down a river watching and listening to the wildlife is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life I liked the way she weaved stories about the history and natural environment into the story of the trip She talked about neat river denizens ancient addlefish mussels and the fish that they rely on She highlighted how much we have altered the river and dimished these animals Yet her trip was still through the wildness of the river I loved her being on the Mississippi camping on sand bars and all the other eople out there too Like Huck Finn I have always wanted to Sweetness Followed paddle a huge river like that with natural sand banks so unlike my hometime Rouge River with its clay banks I could relate to heraddling with her husband and how. The Driftless Area is the land the glaciers missed an ancient landscape of bluffs ridgetops and steep valleys that long ago was a seabed Covering much of southwestern Wisconsin its contours were deeply carved from bedrock not by ice but by many rivers Crossing the Driftless is both a traveler’s tale and an exploration of this dramatic environment following the streams of geologic and human history Lynne. ,