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The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011 in Nature

The prairie landscape has certainly changed over the last 200 years, from when the first settlers arrived.  Historically prairie ecosystems once covered 400 million acres of North America, but only 3% of remain today.  In Indiana, only 0.01% of the original 2 million acres of prairie exists today.  But the wind, the wind still blows, … Continued

The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011 in Nature

The prairie landscape has certainly changed over the last 200 years, from when the first settlers arrived.  Historically prairie ecosystems once covered 400 million acres of North America, but only 3% of remain today.  In Indiana, only 0.01% of the original 2 million acres of prairie exists today.  But the wind, the wind still blows, … Continued

Sunset Hike in Costume at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2010 in Nature

Enjoy your Halloween this year at site 53 – the Kankakee Sands Prairie. This Sunday, October 31st, 2010 from 3-6 pm at the Prairie there will be a sunset hike to the hilltop of the Prairie Trail, hayrides through the prairie, and cider and cookies. The Seed Processing Facility will also be open for tours. … Continued

Sunset Hike in Costume at Kankakee Sands

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2010 in Nature

Enjoy your Halloween this year at site 53 – the Kankakee Sands Prairie. This Sunday, October 31st, 2010 from 3-6 pm at the Prairie there will be a sunset hike to the hilltop of the Prairie Trail, hayrides through the prairie, and cider and cookies. The Seed Processing Facility will also be open for tours. … Continued

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