Reprinted 2007. Hard cover (cloth w/ dust jacket), 9.5 x 12.25 inches, 5.5 lbs, 58 chapters plus supplementary materials, xxviii + 489 pages with 7 illustrations, 15 graphs/tables, 61 maps, 471 photos
A landmark and visually stunning publication featuring contributions from 37 different authors (almost all Academy members) and 50 photographers. A must for any library or individual interested in the environment and the natural history of the Hoosier state. The publication served as the basis for the 4-part PBS (WFYI production) television documentary with the same title.
The editor, a native of southeastern Indiana, is professor emeritus of ecology at Indiana State University. He has studied the Indiana landscape, particularly the vegetation, for more than half a century. Jackson also authored the 101 Trees of Indiana, is a former IAS President, and was honored as Distinguished Scholar by the Academy in 2009.