In Midwest, Bringing Back Native Prairies Yard by Yard

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Across the U.S. Midwest, homeowners are restoring their yards and former farmland to the native prairie that existed in pre-settlement days. The benefits can be substantial — maintenance that uses less water and no fertilizer, and an ecosystem that supports wildflowers and wildlife. 
BY REBECCA KESSLER

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