A couple of weeks after the prairie fire, the change is incredible. From the black ashes left by the burn we now have a green carpet of native grasses and forbes. Deer come early from their cover to graze on the new tender plants. Insects return to the prairie and life abounds after the fire.
Gene R. Stark
A teacher, farmer, trapper, and greenhouse grower. He writes about the outdoors and the people and culture of rural America..