Over $38,000 Raised for Research at Nachusa Grasslands

Over $38,000 Raised for Research at Nachusa Grasslands

To support scientific endeavors, the Friends of Nachusa Grasslands awards monetary grants to qualified candidates conducting scientific research significant to Nachusa Grasslands.

Research projects focus primarily on prairie, savanna, wetland, woodland, and stream habitat management such as prescribed fire, seed collection, weed control, general or specific flora or faunal populations, and natural areas restoration.

Thanks to a 1:1 challenge grant and the generous support of individual donors, organizations, and foundations, Friends has awarded $38,218 for 2019-2020, divided in varying amounts among ten researchers.