Daily Archives: August 29, 2010

History of the Butterfly, Part 8: Prairie Fire

There is an issue with the management of our postage stamp sized prairies by fire, or “prescribed burning.”  Specifically, many of the butterfly researchers argue that management by prescribed burning has eliminated a number of the prairie obligate butterflies, including Oarisma poweshiek, from … Continue reading


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