What Story is your Land Telling?

May 4, 2017 2:40 PM

We can learn about our land in a variety of ways. Local history books report on the native cultures that hunted, gathered, farmed and traded there. General Land Office surveys from the 19th century record the locations of natural features and early settlements. Historical aerial photographs provide high-resolution snapshots through time dating back to the Hoover Administration. Stories of past hunts and or family memories in old fields and forests are passed down through generations. All reflecting a transfer of information through shared stories or archival records....

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Author(s): 

Adam Janke Assistant Professor

Adam Janke is the statewide Wildlife Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Adam is a trained wildlife biologist, having received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in wildlife conservation and ecology from three land-grant schools in the Midwest.  He is also certified ...