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Park district bringing prairies back

Thursday, October 17, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Bobbie Jo Hill
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Park district bringing prairies back
Not long ago, before urban sprawl, before the industrial revolution and before the advent of agriculture, Illinois was a land of natural lushness. Vast vistas of tall grasses and vibrant wildflowers stretched from horizon to horizon and greeted early settlers with awe-inspiring beauty and diversity.