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      http://www.moprairie.org
Information about the Missouri Prairie Foundation, upcoming events, and Missouri prairies.

http://www.prairienet.org/community/clubs/gpf/lep.html
Resources for using the Sand County Almanac.

http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu:80/~kenr/my_home.html
Kenneth Robertson's home page including Links about Prairies

http://www.elnet.com/~prairie/belmont/index.html
General information and directions to get to the Belmont Prairie located in Downers Grove, Illinois.

http://www.elnet.com/~prairie/index.html
Illinois Prairie Page - Galleons Lap, Illinois

Environmental education activities online

http://www1.umn.edu/bellmuse/mnideals/watershed/
Interactive watershed activity developed by the Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota. See also their new interactive Prairie activity.

General information about prairie ecosystems and related Illinois prairie links

http://www.chias.org/www/edu/mitc/teeepra1.html
Chicago Academy of Sciences prairie section with a list of threatened and endangered prairie species in Illinois.

http://www.prairienet.org/meadowbrook
Information about Meadowbrook Prairie restoration located in Urbana, Illinois

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov
Information about the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (USGS) in Jamestown, North Dakota. This site includes biological and publications databases. A prairie postcard is included too! Can be very slow to load.

http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/tallgrass.html
Kenneth R. Roberson's prairie article including information about Illinois prairie ecosystems and plants.

http://www.elnet.com/~garfarm/#prairie
Information about the Garfield Farm and Inn Museum in Illinois including:

 
http://www.elnet.com/~garfarm/species.html
Species

http://www.netins.net/showcase/bluestem/restore.htm
Part of the Neyne Custom Seed Services Prairie Wildflower Homepage, this site also includes information about prairie restoration

http://www.ThePrairieEnthusiasts.org
Put together by the Prairie Enthusiasts, this site includes prairie flora, fauna, prairie locations, Web links, and recommended books.

http://www.tallgrass.org/educators.html
This site includes information about visiting The Prairie Learning Center in Prairie City, Iowa. Additionally, the site includes several activities (http://www.tallgrass.org/kids.html) for students and numerous related links.

http://www.frankoberle.com/
Frank Oberle's site that contains a sample of the photography he has done on a variety of topics including prairies. He has photographed the prairie for many Nature Conservancy publications.

http://www.netins.net/showcase/bluestem/ipnapp.htm
The homepage for the Iowa Prairie Network. It includes some information about the network and a variety of general links, and many, many links to prairie sites.

http://www.netins.net/showcase/bluestem/prarlink.htm
Iowa Prairie Network links page

http://home.earthlink.net/~davidorr/nag/prairie.htm#burn
Information about the Jo Daviess County Natural Area Guardians-part of the Soil and Water Conservation District, in Elizabeth, Illinois. The site includes public programming information, prairies, birds, and other educaitonal programming, and lins to other sites. 

http://www.mortonarb.org
The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, has public programs for students and adults. The site has information about the Arboretum, plants, research, "Bloom 'n Color", classes, programs, and events.

http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/i&m/east/goose/home.html
Goose Lake Prairie Web site. This prairie is located in northern Illinois.

http://www.fs.fed.us/mntp/visitors/related.htm
This is the visitor information part of a Midewin Tall Grass Prairie site. It features information on the location and amenities of various prairie and nature preserve sites in Illinois.

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~PUBLIC/wilson/front.html#galleries
University of Virginia Web site showing hand-colored engravings from eight volumes of Alexander Wilson's American Ornithology, biography of Wilson, and related links.

Prairie insects

http://newton.ex.ac.uk/research/thinfilms/butterflies/iridesc-text.htm
Reprint of an article from Physics Review (1998), on the University of Exeter site.

http://www.mpm.edu/collect/insect.html
Online reprint of an article, "Iridescence in Insects," from Lore, a magazine of the Milwaukee Public Museum.

 

   
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