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The Tallgrass Prairie




Our guest speaker, Cindy Crosby, is an author, Master Gardener, natural history instructor, and former wilderness ranger with the National Park Service .She is a current steward supervisor for the Schulenberg Prairie at The Morton Arboretum and also at the Nachusa Grasslands(a Nature Conservancy site with bison in Franklin Grove).

Illinois’ nickname is “The Prairie State." Listen to stories of the history of the tall grass prairie as you discover its amazing plants and creatures—from birds to bison. Discover plants that work well in the home garden.

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