Prairie burns for restoration, part 1

The Fermilab prairie burn season is nearly over. Here, a controlled prairie burn is conducted on a hillside. Fermilab's trained crew always checks weather conditions and takes every precaution before conducting a burn. <a href=

Prairie burns help get rid of invasive plants and are essential to restoring the natural habitat. Photo: Dave Shemanske, FESS” width=”960″ height=”844″ /> The Fermilab prairie burn season is nearly over. Here, a controlled prairie burn is conducted on a hillside. Fermilab’s trained crew always checks weather conditions and takes every precaution before conducting a burn. Prairie burns help get rid of invasive plants and are essential to restoring the natural habitat. Photo: Dave Shemanske, FESS