Tag: restoration

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It’s Time to Burn, Burn, Burn

You’ve probably noticed smoke in the air recently. The season for burning natural areas in McHenry County arrived early this year! Typically the temperature is still too low and the ground is too wet for land managers...

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The Miracle of Seeds

Millions of small miracles happen this time of the year, as pollinated flowers transform into seeds. Seeds that will feed birds and wildlife throughout the winter as well as seeds that will lie dormant on the ground until next...

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The restorative power of fire

It seems counter-intuitive, doesn’t it? Using fire as a tool to improve the condition of natural areas. Yet, through millenia of struggle between plants, animals, and the natural forces of wind, snow and fire, a system...

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