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    Some photo locations include:   

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Prairie City, Iowa
Friends of the Prairie Learning Center
http://www.tallgrass.org/

Harlem Hills Nature Preserve, Loves Park, Illinois
http://dnr.state.il.us/INPC/Directory/Sitefiles/Area1/HARLWI.htm

Nachusa Grasslands, Franklin Grove, Illinois
http://nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/illinois/preserves/art1116.html

Lower Finkbine Prairie, Iowa City, Iowa
http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/natural/finkbine.html


Prairie & Biodiversity info:      > Iowa, Missouri, and other states

The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois
Ken Robertson, Illinois Natural History Survey
http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/prairielinks.html

The Importance of Biodiversity, by Michael Jeffords
http://www.weedpatch.com/hidden/wp_pages/ART/articles.asp?RECORD_KEY[wp_articles]=ID&ID%5Bwp_articles%5D=81

Wilderness in the Chicago Region
http://chicagowilderness.org

Green Oaks Field Station, Knox College
http://www.knox.edu/x2021.xml

Illinois State Museum
http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/prairie/htmls/intro.html

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
http://www.fs.fed.us/mntp/

Illinois State Parks and other Natural Areas
http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/ilstate.htm


 

Iowa Prairie Network
http://www.iowaprairienetwork.org

[KS] Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses
http://www.lib.ksu.edu/wildflower/

Kansas Chapter - Nature Conservancy
http://nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/kansas/

Kansas Chapter - Nature Conservancy - Preserves
http://nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/kansas/preserves/

[KS] Multi-State Sericea Lespedeza Work Group
http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/sericeawork/sericea_work_group.htm

[LA] The Cajun Prairie Preservation Society
http://www.cajunprairie.org

Minnesota DNR, Scientific and Natural Areas, Prairie Grasslands
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/snas/prairie.html

[MN] Long Term Ecological Research, Cedar Creek Natural History Area
http://www.lter.umn.edu/

[MO] Public Prairies of Missouri
http://www.conservation.state.mo.us/nathis/natcom/prairies/pubprairies/

[ND] Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov

[ND] Native Wildflowers of the North Dakota Grasslands
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/literatr/wildflwr/wildflwr.htm

[OK] Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery
http://www.noble.org/imagegallery/

[OR] Willamette Valley Prairies, Oregon State Univerisity
http://www.onid.orst.edu/~wilsomar/Index.htm

[TX & LA] USGS/NWRC Coastal Prairies of Texas and Louisiana
http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/prairie/index.htm

[TX] Native Prairies Association of Texas
http://www.texasprairie.org/

[TX] Houston Coastal Center
http://www.eih.uh.edu/coastalcenter/

[TX] Houston Coastal Center - Photo Gallery by Carolyn Fannon
http://www.eih.uh.edu/coastalcenter/photo_gallery/

[WA] Washington State Natural Area Preserves
http://www.wa.gov/dnr/htdocs/fr/nhp/nap/napdesc.html

[WA] Puget Sound Lowland Prairies
http://www.ims.issaquah.wednet.edu/teachers/wielandforest/pugetprairies.html
http://www.ims.issaquah.wednet.edu/teachers/wielandforest/prairieselsewhere.html

[WI] Univ. of Wisconsin, Biology Resource Guide: Prairies
http://www.library.wisc.edu/guides/Biology/prairie.htm

[WI] The Prairie Enthusiasts (Wis./N. Illinois)
http://www.ThePrairieEnthusiasts.org/


 

Notes on World Grasslands, David Gibson (Plant Biology at SIUC) (PDF)
http://www.science.siu.edu/plant-biology/faculty/gibson/plb440/worldgrasslands.pdf
http://www.science.siu.edu/plant-biology/faculty/gibson/

European Union - Protection of grasslands
http://themes.eea.eu.int/Specific_media/nature/indicators/grasslands/protection/index_html

 



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