It has been five years since I reviewed the American Prairie. At that time, they were known as American Prairie Reserve. The name may have changed, but the goal of creating a continuous, massive prairie ecosystem has stayed the same. In five years, the land protected by American Prairie has grown by almost 100,000 acres
When people envision the “west” a lot of images come to mind: mountains, cowboys, large landscapes. Tallgrass prairies are not often on that list. Mention Kansas and people glaze over or remember it as a place to “drive through” or “fly over”. So, for William Least Heat-Moon to construct a 600+ page book centered on
Today we bring you a photo from September 2005 of Birdfreak (Eddie) with Baby the Doberman taking a break after a long hike at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area in Illinois. Baby passed away in 2007 from bone cancer. She was the perfect birding companion.