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Saturday, February 23 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary, and Love Shop

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Native Americans and early settlers saw the prairie as their home—a place that supplied everything from groceries to art supplies; medicine to love charms. Join prairie steward, natural history instructor, and writer Cindy Crosby for interactive stories of prairie ethnobotany—how people used prairie plants throughout history—and the potential resources our prairie plants may hold for the future.

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Cindy Crosby

writer, prairie steward, dragonfly coordinator, Nachusa Grasslands, The Morton Arboretum
I have a passion for sharing the natural world through words, images, and experiences. I'm the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, none self-published; most recently "The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction" (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and the forthcoming... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 11:15am - 12:00pm
rms. 33, 34