Set sights on sustainabilityFebruary 4, 2013 - 10:23amopinion/columns
Roughly 10,000 years ago, the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota area was covered by Lake Agassiz. About 8,000 years ago, our tallgrass prairie started to develop. It was the fastest ecosystem to ever develop.
As conservationists, we cannot focus our attention on one thing. Our world functions as a system. How well that system functions is based on its structure.
Grasses such as Big Bluestem extended roots...