What is a Prairie?

Our native grasslands, also known as prairies, are the center of all GHF's work. Prairies are ecosystems composed mostly of grasses, but wildflowers, also known as forbs, make up the majority of the diversity of our prairies.

Learn more about the Prairie Ecosystem

Prairie Education

GHF’s education activities, such as the Rolling Prairie Learning Labs, are designed to actively engage children and their parents in learning about, enjoying, and protecting our prairie heritage.

Learn more about GHF's Prairie Educational Activities

Prairie Preservation

GHF manages, restores, and protects prairie sites such as the Rachel Snyder Memorial Prairie. Fire is an integral part of managing native prairie.

Learn more about GHF's Prairie Protection Activities

Support our Work

GHF supports its work with membership donations and various grants as well as by volunteering.

Learn how you can support GHF's prairie education and preservation efforts


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