Restoring the native plant matrix of the prairie in areas where prairies existed.
Returning Prairies, savannas, and woodlands to a healthy state.
Bringing your woodland back to a health by removing woody invasives.
Removing the toxic buckthorn to promote natural growth of the non-invasive species you actually want to thrive.
Restoring shorelines to promote stabilization and revegetation.
what we do
Restoration of the natural habitats and ecosystems of southern Wisconsin
Restoration is the process of returning the land to a healthy state for nature, wildlife, and people. Midwest Prairies specializes in such projects and are skilled with a craftsman’s touch. We work with private land owners, park districts, state agencies, and others who wish to bring about a land restoration and enhance the environment.
Years of experience
What We Do
Other Services Provided
Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) is an invasive shrub or small trees which came from Europe through the nursery trade. They have spread throughout the Midwest into our woodlands and forests and choke out all native woodland vegetation by replacing and shading out the existing understory.
Invasive Species Removal
Invasive non-native plants can have devastating impacts on fish and wildlife habitat, timber and agricultural yields, recreational opportunities, native plant communities, and local economies.
We are experienced in creative problem-solving and collaboration to address complex environmental problems, specifically expertise include ecological restoration, landscape design, wetland banking, technical writing, and business.
Natural Resources Management Plan
Midwest Prairies can assist landowners develop a natural resources management plan in order to ensure a consistent and comprehensive approach that will meet the customer’s goals.
Midwest Prairies conducts dozens of prescribed burns every year. We use trained staff and equipment specially designed for this work. Our services always include the development of a burn plan and procurement of permits.
Herbicide applications are essential in the control of invasive species. Alternative methods can be effective but are often costly and time-consuming. Our staff are trained and licensed in the proper application of herbicides.
A native prairie may include as many as 300 species on an acre. Botanists don’t know all the dynamics associated with this level of diversity. There...
What is the number one cause of mortality of deer? Fawn starvation! What a horrific thought! Many landowners look for ways to create more welcoming...