Fall 2017

  • As a part of Super Service Saturday, volunteers came out on August 26th,to help remove Johnson grass from the site.
  • KU and Lawrence community volunteers planted the Prairie Acre Demonstration Garden in late September. 
  • On September 30th, volunteers gathered to remove Johnson grass and other invasive species from Prairie Acre.
  • Seeds were harvested from native remnant prairies near the KU Field Station during the month of October.
  • On October 24th, the KU Center for Sustainability hosted the Prairie Acre Open House.
  • Volunteers gathered at the Kansas Biological Survey on December 3rd, to clean seeds previously collected.

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