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  • On the Prairie: Prairie ecology and environmental education from Bell LIVE!
    DISTANCE LEARNING Bell LIVE! On the Prairie The prairie is one of North America's great ecosystems and a vital habitat for many plants and animals. The prairie once spread across 1.5 million square kilometers of the Great Plains (that's seven times the size of Minnesota!)—but less than 2% of native prairie remains today. In October 1999, Bell LIVE! traveled to the prairie and explored cool animals and plants of this fascinating ecosystem. We discovered why prairies are important to the way we live and what humans do to impact this vanishing ecosystem. Discover the plants and animals that compose the prairie ecosystem with our online activities and resources.
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  • StarTeach Astronomy Education
    The astronomy practiced by Native Americans is impossible to summarize in one explanation, since the tribes had such diverse traditions and legends. The impressive aspect of their astronomy lies in the fact that many of the tribes were hunters and gatherers. This contrasts sharply with the other ancient cultures studied here, which developed the practice of astronomy after becoming equipped with the technology of agriculture.
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  • Wetland Plants of Wisconsin: Spartina pectinata, prairie cord grass
    Prairie cord grass is a possible replacement for purple loosestrife once it's under control for restoration.
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  • Wetland Restoration Handbook for Wisconsin Landowners - WDNR
    This new edition of the Wetland Restoration Handbook for Wisconsin Landowners (Second Edition), published by the Wisconsin DNR, continues to encourage responsible and effective restoration of wetlands. Cover image of Wetland Restoration Handbook for Wisconsin Landowners. Cover of the Wetland Restoration Handbook for Wisconsin Landowners. Written by Alice L. Thompson and Charles S. Luthin (Publication #SS-989 2004). Published by the Bureau of Integrated Science Services. This publication was created in partnership with Wisconsin Wetlands Association. The second edition of the Wetland Restoration Handbook has been awarded the Distinguished Document Award for 2004 by the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA). Wisconsin Wetlands Association and WDNR thank Wis...
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