Land Between Two Rivers: Part 2
Look to the Hills (#206)
The Loess Hills along the Missouri River corridor contain the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness and greatest area of original prairie in Iowa. Wildlife is also very abundant there. Experts compare the hills' formation to similar hills found in China. [44 minutes]
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 2 examines four biomes present in Iowa and challenges students to consider issues surrounding their continued existence. The once expansive biomes are dwindling as development takes over. Biologists and other experts expound on the plant and animal life indigenous to each system and discuss approaches to protecting them.
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