Why set fire to the grass? is this normal?
Grasslands are adapted to many disturbances (drought, grazing, etc.), but fire is the most important. We burn the prairie to keep trees and other invasive species from taking over, and to encourage the growth of desirable species. Grasslands that are burned regularly have more biodiversity. Native Americans have been burning grasslands in North America for over 10,000 years, for many of the same reasons we do today. Plus, it's just kind of a fun thing to do!
Can suffer bird eggs, hedgehogs ...
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Photo taken in Cedar, KS, USA
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