What was once an old pasture taken over by invasive Bush Honeysuckle was cleared and re-established with native prairie seed.
NPS is happy to be able to help Illinois DNR with invasive species control in state parks such as Mississippi Palisades State Park and Hanover Bluff Nature Preserve.
I enjoy work as part of a team for The Prairie Enthusiasts. Together we restored this oak savanna, removing dense brush and trees that shaded the understory. Now the forest floor gets more light, leading to better quality groundcover.
This remnant prairie was overcrowded with Autumn Olive and other brush. The Lake Carroll Prairie Club, and I as a member, all volunteered our time to remove the brush and restore the prairie
Deep rooted prairie plants can hold the soil on steep slopes preventing soil erosion.
Native Prairie Solutions is not a traditional landscaping company. We specialize solely in native ecosystems. However, we can easily work as a team with landscaping companies on projects that require services such as earth moving or hardscape installation.
We are willing and able to assist you with your project in any way. We can be hired for consulting, as well as execute the work needing to be done.
We have all necessary licenses and certifications for our area, and we carry insurance for all of our projects.
I have always loved nature and the outdoors and that passion has turned into a profession. Living in northwest Illinois, it's easy to see the indelible mark that humans have made upon the landscape. Less than one tenth of one percent of the original prairie lands remain, like living relics. It has become my mission to support the integrity of these natural spaces through stewardship, and to create more spaces like them to support wildlife and for people to enjoy,