In 1933, the Iowa Board of Conservation and the Iowa Fish and Game Commission now known as the Iowa State Conservation Commission prepared a report known as the Iowa Twenty-Five Year Conservation Plan. It was designated as a program for the judicious use of Iowa's natural resources. In the section of the Twenty-Five Year Plan listing and describing Scientific Preserves one type is recommended which had not been included previously. It is the Prairie Preserve.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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"The Selection of Prairie Areas in Iowa Which Should Be Preserved,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 52(1), 127-148.
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