Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Prairie Restoration

There was an interesting article in the San Francisco Chronicle last year about the efforts of the Shakopee Mdewakanton communities efforts to restore land that has been farmed for over 100 years to it's native prairie community - Tribe plowing jackpot into prairie, wetlands. Casino revenue going to buy up land, restore native species
'The tribe's scientists study old maps and other records to figure out the mix of plants that will bring a piece of land closest to its historical character.'

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