Craig Johnson oral history interview, 2023 March 15
Digitization StatusBorn digital
Date createdMarch 15 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 March 15, 2023 in the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. This second interview with Craig Johnson is part of a series of interviews with individuals connected to the Schulenberg Prairie.
Topics include working on the Schulenberg Prairie with volunteers, human-landscape interactions, the Kankakee mallow, Ray Schulenberg, prairie planting successes and failures, seed collecting (authorized and unauthorized), climate change, Willoway Brook, influence of prairie restorers, vision for the future of prairie, and what prairie teaches us.