The Connected History Of Birds And People In The Midwest

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Historic document from the effort to create "Mississippi Valley National Park"  in the early 20th Century which eventually lead to the establishment of Effigy Mounds National Monument.
NPS Photo

People and birds have a long history together. From the ancient Mississippians to white settlers, birds have been worshipped, feared, hunted, eaten and protected. We take a look at this interaction with the author of a new book about birds in America’s Heartland.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Jill Nadeau Producer
  • Michael Edmonds Guest