Prairie Restoration – What to Expect and Why

Prairie Restoration – What to Expect and Why

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 may be some part of the life cycle that involves a certain insect or perhaps the need to be ingested by a certain...
WOODLAND HABITAT RESTORATION | DEER

WOODLAND HABITAT RESTORATION | DEER

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 habitats for deer. Woodland habitat restoration, specifically open, airy woodlands that have been cleared of invasive...
REVERSING THE IMPACT OF INVASIVE REED CANARY GRASS

REVERSING THE IMPACT OF INVASIVE REED CANARY GRASS

Cows didn’t care much for eating native wildflowers and grasses. In the early 1900s the United States Department of Agriculture recommended planting reed canary grass, RCG, to feed livestock. Since then the invasive Reed Canary Grass has become one of the most...
ON SITE PRAIRIE RESTORATION

ON SITE PRAIRIE RESTORATION

Now is the perfect time to begin planning for your on site prairie restoration as Spring comes upon us, and we’re all tucked away safely in our warm homes. You’ve been thinking, planning, dreaming, and scheming about that prairie restoration you’ve been meaning to get...