NEIU Campus Prairie Burn 2004
NEIU Dept of Geography & Env. Studies, and "GeoManiacs"
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On April 6, 2004, Northeastern Illinois University's "GeoManiacs" and
the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies burned large patches
of prairie around the NEIU campus. In the panorama to the right
you see volunteers
looking over a burned area and preparing for the next burn, to ensure no
desirable vegetation and no property
is damaged. In the images below, you see some of the more dramatic
It was a dry day with light variable winds. The prairie had
not been burned in several years.