Build-A-Prairie

Here is the land where you'll restore your prairie. This land is in a dry soil region. Consult the field guide to compare dry prairies with wet and mesic prairies.

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The first step is to plant prairie grasses. Considering your prairie and soil type, which grasses will you chooses? Click in the selection boxes to choose the four best grasses.
Buffalo grass
Buffalo grass
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Blue Grama grass
Blue Grama grass
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Kentucky Bluegrass
Kentucky Bluegrass
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Johnsongrass
Johnsongrass
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Prairie Dropseed
Prairie Dropseed
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Little Bluestem
Little Bluestem
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"Build-A-Prairie" is part of the Bell LIVE! 1999 "On the Prairie" program.

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