Craig Johnson oral history interview, 2023 February 1
Digitization StatusBorn digital
Date createdFebruary 1 2023
DescriptionA recording of an oral history interview with Craig Johnson, former supervisor of the Schulenberg Prairie, conducted by Cindy Crosby, prairie steward supervisor. The interview took place on February 1, 2023 in the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. This is part of a series of interviews with individuals connected to the Schulenberg Prairie.
Topics include the story of how Johnson became the prairie supervisor, his first encounters with prairie, May Watts, Ray Schulenberg, the origins of the Schulenberg Prairie, prescribed burns, prairie planting, impact of indigenous peoples on prairie, favorite plants, the development of prairie restoration, prairie volunteers, the Prairie Visitor Station, and advice for people working on prairie.