Educational Materials


The Parsnip Predator tool for invasive plant removal. See a video on its use here.

Common maintenance for backpack water pumps.



A set of frequently asked questions about prairies and savannas.

A listing of oak savanna species. Also includes some published sources on what constitutes oak savanna and open oak woodland flora

A spreadsheet of information on Plants for Pollinators

A report with a listing of native prairie specialist insects.

Introductory materials for Hill Prairies. These materials are intended to be used to introduce landowners to hill prairies. Hardcopies of the brochure are available upon request. The poster can be borrowed for short periods of time for use as a display at events or nature centers. Contact Jim Rogala by email or phone (608-799-6344) to request these materials. Brochure; Large poster (4 x 6 foot); Compilation of short narratives on hill prairie plants

Guide to grassland birding sites in the Military Ridge Prairie Heritage Area



Prairie curriculum for Wisconsin: read the post on our blog to learn how to obtain a copy for your class.

"Converting Pasture to Prairie", a presentation by Rich Henderson. (link)



Regal Fritillaries, Mounds View Grassland and Rich Henderson on Wisconsin Public Radio on Sept 18, 2019. Listen to the piece and read the article: The Regal Fritillary Is In Danger Of Going Extinct. Why Haven't More People Heard Of It?



The Range of Bison in Wisconsin from Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (1937)

Fire Synchronizes Flowering and Boosts Reproduction in a Widespread but Declining Prairie Species