Prairie Restoration

Prairie Restoration


Prairies are comprised on warm season forbs and grasses.  These systems are valuable to many different species of insects, birds, and mammals.  The Oneida Tribe planted 23 acres of warm season forbs and grasses in the "Prairie Valley of Oneida"  (as known as Dexter Road Prairie). 

Maintaining this vegetation and reducing invasion by trees and shrubs requires periodic mowing or "prescribed burns".  This prairie has undergone two prescribed burns, approximately every 5 years, to maintain the plants established there.

For more information about the prairie, please contact Dan Brooks at (920) 869-1450.