Ecological Restoration

I spent the weekend learning about and being inspired by a variety of ecological restoration projects going on in my region.  The presentations I sat in on focused mostly on grassland restoration.  So, I learned about a herbicide that seems effective on Johnsongrass, but does little harm to native forbs and only affects a few … More Ecological Restoration

Black Mesa!

At the tip of the panhandle of Oklahoma, Black Mesa, the highest point in the state, is unlike any other region of Oklahoma.  The panhandle is dominated by plowed fields of corn, wheat, and sorghum irrigated with water from the diminishing Ogallala aquifer.  The panhandle is less flat then you would expect.  Highway 412 goes … More Black Mesa!