Healthy Burn for Prairie

“Healthy Burn for Prairie”
September 28, 2017 | Herald & Review

“Decatur – Prairie used to cover most of Illinois. Fires occurred routinely and naturally, which rejuvenated the prairie grasses and maintained their health, said Richie Wolf, Rock Springs Nature Center manager. The Macon County Conservation District has used prescribed burns since 1978 to restore conservation areas for several reasons . . .”

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