Just back from Minnesota where I was shooting for a new book with fellow Lawn Reform Coalition member Evelyn Hadden, and spent my free time looking for prairies. OMG! OMG, O-M-G . . .
The Crow-Hassan Park Reserve is part of Three Rivers Park District, a regional park for the Minneapolis area. I did not expect to find beautiful wild prairie so close to the city, I was completely prepared to drive hours into the wild. The reality of native prairie though, is that there are no big expanses of prairies left, so you are just as likely to find a small remnant near a city as you are next to a cornfield in the middle of nowhere. Continue Reading →