John Madson

Iowa native John Madson (1923–1995) is considered the father of the modern prairie restoration movement; his books include Where the Sky Began (Iowa reprint, 2004), Stories from under the Sky (Iowa reprint, 2007), Up on the River, and Tallgrass Prairie. He wrote extensively on natural history and resource conservation for Audubon, Smithsonian, and National Geographic, among many others.

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