Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

Reading the Landscape

  Reading The Landscape by Steve Glass   The advancing urban glacier is shaping our terrain. Pausing in the prairie of Shoveler’s Sink, at this spot on the Green Bay Lobe, I hear the clamor of its westward surges, driven … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson Offers Advice on Prairie Restoration in “To Make A Prairie”

Yes, that Emily Dickinson. As it turns out, Emily Dickinson, the American poet (1830-1886) addressed the subject of making a prairie more than 130 years ago.   In a short, and wonderfully futuristic poem that anticipated the practice of ecological restoration, … Continue reading

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