|Big Bluestem||Black-eyed Susan|
|Buffalo Grass||Butterfly Weed|
|Indian Grass||False Dragonhead|
|Little Bluestem||Missouri Goldenrod|
|Prairie Switch Grass||Mountain Mint|
|Prairie Dropseed||New England Aster|
|Prairie Blazing Star|
|White Wild Indigo|
|Insects, Amphibians, & Mammals||Birds|
|Dragonflies (female)||American Kestrel|
|American Toad||Ruby-throated Hummingbird|
|Eastern Cottontail Rabbit||American Robin|
|Red Fox||House Finch|
Search for pictures of and more information on at least 2 items from 2 different categories above. Print the pictures. Visit the Green Center Prairie and try to locate the items you selected.
Prairies are dynamic ecosystems. The plants you see will change throughout the year. The animals and birds you see will change throughout the day and throughout the year. When searching, pay special attention to the growing cycle of grasses and perennials, the times animals are active, and the migratory habits of birds.
If you locate any of the items on your list, then please do not disturb them or remove them from the Prairie. Observe them in their natural habitat and leave them for others to enjoy!