The KU Environmental Studies Program has been a huge part of the Prairie Acre Restoration Project. Professors Dr. Robert Hagen and Dr. Kelly Kindscher have made it a priority to incorporate Prairie Acre into the EVRN Field Ecology and Capstone courses. Listed below are some of the finished products students have produced from those classes, along with site plan concepts developed by students in the Urban Planning Program. The EVRN Field Ecology class has produced a running database of information collected from Prairie Acre. If you're interested in seeing this data, please contact Dr. Robert Hagen and/or Dr. Kelly Kindscher.

As the restoration project continues, it is our hope that more and more instructors work on incorporating the prairie into their curriculum.  


EVRN 615: Capstone Project, Spring 2017

Seed Bank 


Prairie Outreach and Education 


Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Fungi

Triangle Expansion 


UBPL 735: Site Planning and Design, Spring 2017

Prairie Acre Site Plan Concepts 


EVRN 615: Capstone Project, Spring 2016

Signage Plan

Prairies and Policy

Future Site Design 

Field Guide


EVRN 460: Field Ecology, Summer 2015 &

EVRN 172: Kansas Landscape Projects, Summer 2015

Prairie Acre Vegetation Survey Report 2015


EVRN 615: Capstone Project, Spring 2014

Prairie Acre Restoration Plan 


EVRN 615: Capstone Project, Spring 2012

Native Landscaping at KU





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