Defining 'pristine'."Prairie Revival: Researchers put restoration to the test" (SN: 12/15/07, p. 376) talks of restoring prairies to an earlier state, but if the concepts summarized in Charles C. Mann's book 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus are even within shouting distance shout·ing distance
A short distance: lived within shouting distance of each other. of reality, the "native prairie" being pursued by some represents a fleeting moment in time created by the destruction of a civilization and the total collapse of its agricultural support system. The "pristine" environment concept, both in the prairies and in the rainforests, may well be wrong.
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Most researchers acknowledge that restoring a prairie to a state free of human intervention is impossible. The prairie landscape itself was created by fire and grazing grazing,
n See irregular feeding.
1. actions of herbivorous animals eating growing pasture or cereal crop.
2. area of pasture or cereal crop to be used as standing feed. See also pasture. , processes that Native Americans manipulated. Understanding how that landscape was maintained is an active area of study and re-implementing those processes is a cornerstone of prairie restoration Prairie Restoration is an ecologically friendly way to restore some of the prairie land that was lost to industry, farming and commerce. For example, the state of Illinois alone once held over 22 million acres (89,000 km²) of prairie land and now a mere 2,000 acres (8 km²) of .--LESLIE ALLEN