Species Diversity
Essay

Pollinators are under threat. An Ohio-based biologist describes a project in which ordinary citizens helped save them.
by Amanda Gray
Essay

Dr. Laura Jackson believes the fate of the threatened Monarch Butterfly is tied inextricably to the fate of agriculture on the prairie.
by Laura J. Jackson
Photography

For this issue, our regular contributor focused his camera on two butterfly species and a quartet of "Birds of the Prairie."
Photography

This photographer, used to taking pictures of the crowded streetscapes of home, tries his hand at the prairie.
Essay

In this feature, a respected Drake University biologist traces the eons through which the prairie region's plantforms evolved.
by Thomas Rosburg
Photography

Our regular contributor focused his camera on a white tail buck, a squirrel, and--as ever--on four Birds of the Prairie.
Photography

This photographer's images of the living prairie move easily from the micro to the macro.
Photography

This Minnesota photographer has contributed some stunning images to past issues. In this issue, his focus is a critically endangered bird.
by Bruce Leventhal
Essay

Your news-feed has probably been full of the bad effects of herbicides. This contributor writes about how to do without them.
by Harriet Behar
Podcast

Wisconsin writer/activist Heather Swan talks with Associate Editor Maya Dru about her love of pollinators.
by Heather Swan
Essay

Blake said we can see the universe in a grain of sand; can we see the prairie expanses of the past in a remnant on an Illinois highway?
by Cindy Crosby
Photography

We're featuring two photographs, both taken at Grinnell College's Conard Environmental Research Area, by our frequent contributor.
by Jun Taek Lee
Book Review

This contributor, a soil scientist, environmental activist and farmer, reviews a new book offering a vision of rural prairie revival.
by Fred Kirschenmann
Photography

This Minnesota photographer introduced our readers to his work in Vol. IV, #2. He contributed two more images of wildlife to this issue.
Photography

This first-time contributor provided some beautiful--and beautifully appropriate--images for the essay written by his friend, Alicia DeHaan.