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I’m getting excited about this upcoming field season. For the first time in several years, we’re going to be attempting to harvest seed from as many prairie plant species as we can. Between about 1997 and 2005, we spent much of … Continue reading
Seed harvest is a big part of our work here at the Platte River Prairies. We don’t do as much complete restoration (converting cropland to high-diversity prairie) as we used to because we’ve just about run out of land to … Continue reading
A guest post by Anne Stine, one of our Hubbard Fellows: I had a pretty good foundation in forest ecology leaving graduate school, but I’ve really developed my forb and grass ID skills since starting work here in Wood River. … Continue reading
One of the great things about people who work on restoring (reconstructing) prairies is that they tend to be good at making things up as they go. Some say prairie restoration is more art than science. I actually think there’s plenty of science in restoration, … Continue reading
The following is an unpaid advertisement by The Prairie Ecologist… Need to build experience for a career in conservation? Looking for a summer get-away that allows you to give back to the world? Want to increase your knowledge of prairie … Continue reading
I’ve been involved with high-diversity prairie restoration (reconstruction) since I joined The Nature Conservancy in 1997, learning the basics from Bill Whitney at Prairie Plains Resource Institute. We’ve now planted over 1,500 acres of Platte River cropfields to prairie vegetation, … Continue reading