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Thoughts on Fire Frequency and Refugia

You probably ought to move your insect refugia around. Continue reading

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Talkin’ About Bed-Free Landscaping with Natives

This links to a presentation that elaborates on a previous post I made about getting rid of your nonsense exotic turf for Oakland Township (Michigan) Parks. Do it!

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Some of the Best Information Available for Prairie Restoration and Management in the Midwest: Why we need a lot of fire, conservative species, hemi-parasites, etc.

This post is simply a share. This presentation by Richard Henderson (retired WDNR and TPE Volunteer Steward) is a must watch. It lays it out perfectly. Why do we need frequent fire? The answers are here. What kinds of species … Continue reading

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