Category Archives: Burnham Centennial Prairie

Planning for the future of ecological restoration

When I am planning an ecological restoration project, my two main questions are: 1) Toward what restoration standard (s) should I aim; and 2) What is the best way to achieve the desired outcome (s)? The answers to these two … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Lakeside Restoration–Burnham Centennial Prairie

On a blustery November afternoon I took a bike ride south from downtown Chicago to explore the city.  After a few miles of pedaling along the lake shore bike path from Millennium Park,  I passed the landmark McCormick Center and … Continue reading

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