Humanscape and Landscape

Landscape as Humanscape: Guardians and Caretakers?

July 2, 2010 clifftop CliffNotes

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In the past 300 years, people have transformed Monroe County’s landscape. In pre-European settlement times, 86% of Monroe County’s 255,000 acres was forested, including portions of the American Bottoms and most of the uplands. There were approximately 13,000 acres of prairie — five percent of county lands — with a large swathe of tall grass […]


Humanscape and LandscapeNatural History in Monroe St. Clair and Randolph Counties Illinois

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