The Seed Collector: An interview with seed harvest and restoration technician Keith Bennett, who is helping restore Missouri's native tallgrass prairie.

Keith Bennett is a seed harvest and restoration technician for The Nature Conservancy’s Dunn Ranch Pawnee Prairie in Hatfield, Missouri. He is helping restore Missouri’s native tallgrass prairie by collecting as much as 800 pounds of native seeds by hand in a season. In this interview, read about the importance of protecting tall grass prairie, how cemeteries are great places for collecting the native plant seeds, and how prescribed fires can be beneficial for prairie plants.

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An Audacious and Timely Conservation Challenge

In order to conserve 30% of America’s land and waters by 2030, we must empower private landowners to conserve their natural and working lands at a much greater pace and scale. Andrew Bowman, president and CEO of the Land Trust Alliance, explains why land trusts are uniquely qualified to make that happen and, importantly, why they can do so in an inclusive and equitable way.

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Addressing Climate Change One Beer At A Time

Can beer be produced sustainably? Learn about an innovative partnership on the West Coast that decided to get to the very root of the problem – and the results taste great.

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