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Schulenberg Prairie Oral History Project



A series of interviews conducted in 2023 by Cindy Crosby with individuals connected to the Schulenberg Prairie.

Interviewees include:

Craig Johnson, former supervisor of the Schulenberg Prairie for 25 years.
Don and Espie Nelson, volunteers at the Schulenberg Prairie and other prairie restoration projects.
Pat Armstrong, former supervisor of the Schulenberg Prairie and founder of the prairie volunteer corps.
Emma Leavens, Research Coordinator for the experimental prairie at Ware Field.
Dave Kropp, first volunteer at the Schulenberg Prairie.
Jerry Wilhelm, former Arboretum taxonomist and herbarium assistant and co-author of Flora of the Chicago Region.


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