GPR Volume 13

SPRING 2003 VOL. 13/NO. 1

Migrations of Grassland Communities and Grazing Philosophies in the Great Plains: A Review and Implications for Management Joe C. Truett 3

    Key Words: bison, grasslands, distribution, grazing, Great Plains, history, mixed-grass, prairie dogs, shortgrass

Constructing the Cooper Model of Folsom Bison Kills on the Southern Plains Leland C. Bement 27

    Key Words: bison kills, Folsom, Paleoindians, Southern Plains

Geography of Population Change and Redistribution within the Post-Frontier Great Plains J. Clark Archer and Richard E. Lonsdale 43

    Key Words: cultural diversification, geography, Great Plains region, metropolitan transition, net migration, population change

Relationships Between Community Satisfaction and Migration Intentions of Rural Nebraskans Rebecca Vogt, John C. Allen, and Sam Cordes 63

    Key Words: community satisfaction, migration, Nebraska, population

Changes in Asian and Hispanic Population in the Cities of the Great Plains, 1990-2000 Evelyn Ravuri 75

    Key Words: Asians, ethnicity, Great Plains cities, Hispanics, meat-processing industry

Sustainability and Historical Land-Use Change in the Great Plains: The Case of Eastern Colorado William J. Parton, Myron P. Gutmann, and William R. Travis 97

    Key Words: cropland, Great Plains, land-use change, population, range-land

Range and Population Size of the American Burying Beetle (Coleoptera: Silphidae) in the Dissected Hills of South-Central Nebraska Mark M. Peyton 127

    Key Words: American burying beetle, endangered species, Nicrophorus americanus

Fish Community Persistance in Eastern North and South Dakota Rivers Jeffery S. Shearer and Charles R. Berry Jr. 139

    Key Words: fish communities, hydroperiod, James River, natural variability, persistence, prairie streams


Crossing the 49th Parallel: Migration from Canada to the United States, 1900-1930 by Bruno Ramirez, reviewed by John C. Lehr 160

Cranes the Noblest Flyers: In Natural History and Cultural Lore by Alice Lindsey Price, reviewed by Felipe Chavez-Ramirez 161

Prairie Wetland Ecology: The Contribution of the Marsh Ecology Research Program by Henry R. Murkin, Arnold G. van der Valk, and William R. Clark, eds., reviewed by Gary L. Krapu 162

Watershed: Reflections on Water by Grant MacEwan, reviewed by Lee Foote 163

Geoarchaeology in the Great Plains by Rolfe D. Mandel, reviewed by John W. Wyckoff 164

Plains Indian Rock Art by James D. Keyser and Michael A. Klassan, reviewed by Jack Steinbring 165

A People’s Dream: Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada by Dan Russell, reviewed by Ross Gordon Green, Q. C. 167

Science at the American Frontier: A Biography of DeWitt Bristol Brace by David Cahan and M. Eugene Rudd, reviewed by Robinson M. Yost 169

Climate Change Impacts on the United States: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change by US Global Research Program, reviewed by Suan M. Capalbo 170

The War on Weeds in the Prairie West: An Environmental History by Clinton L. Evans, reviewed by Ian Morrison 173

A Green and Permanent Land: Ecology and Agriculture in the Twentieth Century by Randal S. Beeman and James A. Pritchard, reviewed by Kristin L. Ahlberg 174

FALL 2003 VOL. 13/NO. 2

  • High Plains Regional Aquifer Study Revisited: A 20-Year Retrospective for Western Kansas Jeffrey M. Peterson and Daniel J. Bernardo 179

        Key Words: agricultural economy, energy prices, irrigation, Ogallala Aquifer, water policy

    Habitat Use and Migration Patterns of Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River, 1998-2001 Craig A. Davis 199 [2003 Charles E. Bessey Award]

        Key Words: Grus anadensis, habitat use, Nebraska, Platte River valley, roost sites, sandhill crane, spring migration

    Invasion Dynamics and Biological Control Prospects for Sericea Lespedeza in Kansas Thomas A. Eddy, Jeff Davison, and Brian Obermeyer 217

        Key Words: Lespedeza cuneata, sericea lespedeza, Chinese bush clover, Tetralopha scortealis, lespedeza webworm, biological control, invasive plant

    Differential Population and Income Migration in the Great Plains, 1995-1998 Alexander C. Vias and Charles O. Collins 231 [2003 Leslie Hewes Award]

        Key Words: income, migration, depopulation, rural decline, economic impact, public services

    Reverse Migration and Nonmetropolitan Employment in Four Great Plains States, 1970-1980 A. Olu Olyinlade 253

        Key Words: migration, nonmetropolitan, rural, employment, Great Plains

    Bosnian Refugees’ Adjustments to Resettlement in Grand Forks, North Dakota Devon A. Hansen 271

        Key Words: refugee resettlement, refugee adjustments, Bosnian refugees, North Dakota

    The Impact of Immigration on a Local Economy: The Case of Dawson County, Nebraska Örn Bodvarsson and Hendrik Van den Berg 291

        Key Words: immigration, labor market, Hispanics, Great Plains

    Migration and Counterurbanization in the Edwards Plateau of Texas, 1985-1990 Jason P. Holcomb 311

        Key Words: counterurbanization, Edwards Plateau, Great Plains, migration, stream efficiencies, weighted standard distance


    Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture and The Fatal Harvest Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture by Andrew Kimbrell, ed., reviewed by Charles A. Francis 329

    Writing Off the Rural West: Globalizations, Governments, and the Transformation of Rural Communities by Roger Epp and Dave Whitson, eds., reviewed by K. K. Klein 330

    The Failure of National Rural Policy: Institutions and Interests by William P. Browne, reviewed by Donna Barnes 332

    On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish and Brethren by Donald B. Kraybill and Carl F. Bowman, reviewed by Royden Loewen 334

    Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada’s Beef Commodity Chain by Ian MacLachlan, reviewed by Michael J. Broadway 336

    Saskatchewan Politics: Into the Twenty-First Century by Howard A. Leeson, ed., reviewed by Joseph Garcea 337

    Uneven Ground: American Indian Sovereignty and Federal Law by David E. Wilkins and K. Tsaninia Lomawaima, reviewed by Blake A. Watson 339

    Medicine Ways: Disease, Health, and Survival Among Native Americans by Clifford E. Trafzer and Diane Wiener, eds., reviewed by Benjamin R. Kracht 340

    Science and Native American Communities: Legacies of Pain, Visions of Promise by Keith James, ed., reviewed by Dave Pruett and Ernest Stromberg 342

    Water on the Great Plains: Issues and Politics by Peter J. Longo and David W. Yoskowitz, reviewed by Jack Smith 344

    Ferns and Fern Allies of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas by Sharon C. Yarborough and A. Michael Powell, reviewed by Alan R. Smith 345

    Toxic Plants of North America by George E. Burrows and Ronald J. Tyrl, reviewed by James A. Pfister 346

    Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta by Linda Kershaw, Joyce Gould, Derek Johnson, and Jane Lancaster, reviewed by Donna M. Cherniawsky 348

    Tiger Beetles of Alberta: Killers on the Clay, Stalkers on the Sand by John Acorn, reviewed by Stephen M. Spomer and William J. Allgeier 351

    The Nature of Nebraska: Ecology and Biodiversity by Paul A. Johnsgard, reviewed by L. LaRessa Wolfenbarger 352

    Birds of Nebraska: Their Distribution and Temporal Occurrence by Roger S. Sharpe, W. Ross Silcock, and Joel G. Jorgensen, reviewed by David L. Swanson 354

    Saving Migrant Birds: Developing Strategies for the Future by John Faaborg, reviewed by Kenneth P. Able 355

    The Agricultural Revolution of the 20th Century by Don Paarlberg and Philip Paarlberg, reviewed by Lowell Hardin 356

    Willard Cochrane and the American Family Farm by Richard A. Levins, Foreword by John Kenneth Galbraith, reviewed by Frederick Kirschenmann 358

    Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America by Ronald R. Kline, reviewed by Barbara Handy-Machello 359