Tallgrass Prairie Center to Study Prairie Hay for Bio-electricity

From BioPact – "Tallgrass Prairie Center to study polyculture prairie hay for bio-electricity: combining conservation and restoration with bioenergy": "The University of Northern Iowa’s Tallgrass Prairie Center is conducting a five-year project to research how prairie hay can be used to generate electricity, partnering with Cedar Falls Utilities, Soil Tilth Lab at Iowa State University…

Prairie Photography of Jim Brandenburg

From the Hidden Trails blog: "Renowned National Geographic photographer is considered one of the premier wildlife photographers in the world. However, this Minnesota-based artist doesn’t measure his success by the numerous national and international awards and honors he has received. Rather, he gleans a well-earned sense of satisfaction from a steadfast and long-term commitment to…

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…