Chew on this: Conservation Grazing

Learn how horses, goats, and other grazing animals can bring our prairies to life.

Great River Greening is bring conservation grazing back to our metro sites.Hear from ecologist Wiley Buck about the science and environmental benefits of this historic practice, which Great River Greening is helping to reintroduce into the urban system.

Our prairies and savannas co-evolved with grazing and browsing animals, and science is showing that our native plants benefit from grazing when done right. Mimicking our vast roaming bison and elk herds of the past has a multitude of benefits for our grassland ecosystems, however implementation has a number of challenges unique to the metro area, but the benefits are many.

Registration is closed

  • Date: 1/22/2014
  • Event Location: Bloomington REI
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM CST