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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (U.S. National Park
Where's the tall grass? Tallgrass prairie once covered 170 million acres of North America. Within a generation the vast majority was developed and plowed under. Today less than 4% remains, mostly here in the Kansas Flint Hills. The preserve protects a nationally significant remnant of the once vast...
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Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie – Part 1 | Accent on Natural
Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie – Part 1. July 19, 2019. Reference my earlier post Tallgrass Prairie. We started our Flint Hills National Scenic Byway tour at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve’s Visitor Center. Here we toured the Spring Hill Ranch buildings and sat in on a wild bird demonstration....
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Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie Preserve - nature.org
This tallgrass prairie is set among low rolling hills of limestone strata that cover layers of sandstone, flint and chert. The headwaters of the South Fork of the Cottonwood River run through the preserve that was purchased in 1972 and 1973 with funds provided by the late Katharine Ordway. This...
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Saved by stone: the tallgrass prairie of the Flint Hills
The 11,000 acre Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is an hour further south, and is part of the National Park Service, also in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. Both are studying how to conserve and manage the prairie, and both are working with private landowners to help manage the prairies they own in the Flint Hills....
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