From Arc Newsletter, 2004. What is it about a prairie that seems to seep into one’s soul? If any ecosystem symbolizes the American spirit, the prairie is it — not the great forests that had a counterpart in Europe, but the great grasslands which did not. When the European settlers left the shadows of the expansive Eastern forest and emerged on the edge of the prairies — they were looking into a strange and sun-drenched world. Read More.
From Arc Newsletter, 2004. Of Ka-ma-ma Prairie’s forty-three species of rare and endangered plants, one of the most interesting is a tiny annual that doesn’t even have a common name. We address it by its Latin name Draba verna. Read More.
From Arc Newsletter, 2010. In 2009 we succeeded in our third acquisition in the Kamama Preserve region by purchasing a contiguous six acre tract that would have otherwise become developed as a house site. This small property has classic prairie features, and claims a phenomenal number of six state-listed plant species, quite a few for a property of such a small size. Read More.