Wisconsin Announces $1 Million La Crosse Grasslands Stewardship Purchase

From a December release from the Wisconsin Governor’s office: Governor Doyle Announces $1 Million La Crosse Grasslands Stewardship Purchase Governor Jim Doyle today announced a nearly $1 million Stewardship grant to the Mississippi Valley Conservancy (MVC) for the purchase of the 318-acre parcel inside La Crosse Terrace Grasslands Priority Area in La Crosse County. The…

BirdFreak Blog and Prairie Conservation

"BirdFreak: The Bird Conservation Blog" posts in a Prairie Conservation category where they write about prairie conservation and restoration (since it is also grassland bird habitat conservation and restoration). Posts in BirdFreak’s Prairie Conservation category include: Bird Conservation Region 22 Ted Turner: Conservation or Conspiracy? 13 Prairie Birds Needing Conservation Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge…

A Home for Attwater’s Prairie Chickens to Play

Texas Master Naturalist Marybeth Arnold volunteers to restore native coastal tallgrass prairie for the endangered Attwater’s Prairie Chicken at TNC’s Texas City Prairie Preserve.  From the Houston Chronicle story: "The work of restoring a vanishing habitat can also be backbreaking, blister-raising labor, but Arnold doesn’t mention that. Nor does she brag about the fact that…