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Trying to Figure Out What We Did Right

When converting crop land to restored prairie, it’s always hard to predict what you’re going to get.  Numerous examples prove that even when you control as many variables as possible – including soil conditions and the rate, timing, and technique of planting – no two … Continue reading

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A Measure of Ecological Resilience in a Restored (Reconstructed) Prairie

Back in May of this year, I wrote about ecological resilience in prairies.  In Part 2 of that double post, I gave an example of a 1995 prairie seeding and talked about how it appears to be maintaining its plant … Continue reading

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