Tag Archives: Prairie fire

Image of the Week–December 13, 2013

Prairie Restoration by the McHenry County (Illinois) Conservation District Here is a little visual prairie tonic for those of us in the snow-covered part of the United States who are missing our beloved prairie grasses and forbs and can’t wait … Continue reading

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Report on SW Bike Path Spring Prairie Burn Season

On the west side of Madison, Wisconsin, small prairie plantings adorn the edges of the SW Bike Path  like a floral necklace.  In the summer, prairie grasses and flowers  grace the neighborhoods and  lift the spirits of commuters and recreational … Continue reading

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Spring Burn | Garden Design

There is a good story in Garden Design Magazine Spring Burn | Garden Design  about how prairie restorations in public gardens and on private lands are using prescribed fire to help preserve and restore remnants of a once vast North American … Continue reading

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New Volunteers Brave A Windy Day

The Saturday (4.30.11) SW Bike Path work party attracted several eager new volunteers on the opening day of the season for weed control and general spring clean up, reports Sandy Stark, chair of the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association (DMNA) bike path … Continue reading

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