• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Birds - Sharp-tailed Grouse

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Pedioecetes phasianellus
Sharp-tailed Grouse - Pedioecetes phasianellus
NPS Photo by Barb Muenchau
 

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.