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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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Army Lake Oak Woodland

In 2016 I was part of an environmental assessment at the site of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) planned boat launch to Army Lake in Walworth County, Wisconsin. My heart sank at the time, because I knew the … Continue reading

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Oak leaves must burn to release their ghosts and set the stage for renewal.

A fitting scene for this election day. Tomorrow will be welcome. Any steward presiding over bur oak that does not welcome fire onto the landscape, or at least relentlessly try to do so, is a steward in name only.

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