Topic: Prairie

  • The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

    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

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  • The Prairie at Kankakee Sands

    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

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