Grassland Plants
How are prairies maintained?
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Prairies are maintained by fire and grazing animals.
Prairie Burn Prairie Burn

Hay Bales in PrairieAnother way to manage a prairie is to mow it in the middle of July and bale the hay. Haying removes much of the thick vegetation that accumulates, and it allows the prairie to grow in a healthy way. 


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