Monthly Archives: November 2021

Combining prairie

by Bill Kleiman If you want a high diversity prairie restoration nothing beats picking by hand. You likely don’t need a combine, but perhaps you would find it interesting to see how ours works. Here is a half minute video … Continue reading

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Growing Comandra with Plugs

By Bernie Buchholz, Nachusa Grasslands Steward Comandra umbelata (bastard toad flax) is notoriously difficult to grow from seed, but we’ve had success growing it from plugs. In 2008, we dug five plugs from inconspicuous spots on the edges of a … Continue reading

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New seed room

Above is our new stewardship building at Nachusa Grasslands. The left half, with the lower roof height, is the seed room and science prep room. A few years back we ran out of room in our old HQ timber frame … Continue reading

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