The Tall Grass Prairie: Illinois’ Original Garden – By Cindy Crosby

A free webinar brought to you by Sag Moraine

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7:00 PM Central Time

Learn the history of the tallgrass prairie as you discover its amazing plants and creatures – from birds to bison to blooms. Discover plants that work well in the home garden as you enjoy learning about Illinois’ “landscape of home.”

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler or contributor to more than 20 books, including:

  • Chasing Dragonflies: A Natural, Cultural, and Personal History (2020)
  • Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit (2019)
  • The Tallgrass Prairie: An Introduction” (2017)

Cindy earned her master’s degree in natural resources from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. As a Master Gardener, she speaks and teaches on natural history topics in the Chicago region. Cindy is also a steward for the Schulenberg Prairie at The Morton Arboretum, and at Nachusa Grasslands. Check out her weekly blog, Tuesdays in the Tallgrass.  Learn more about Cindy at

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