"In Midwest, Bringing Back Native Prairies Yard by Yard"

"Across the U.S. Midwest, homeowners are restoring their yards and former farmland to the native prairie that existed in pre-settlement days. The benefits can be substantial -- maintenance that uses less water and no fertilizer, and an ecosystem that supports wildflowers and wildlife."

Rebecca Kessler reports for Yale Environment 360 December 20, 2012.

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/in_us_midwest_restoring_native_prairie_ecos...
 

Source: YaleE360, 12/21/2012