The tallgrass prairies of the great plains in the United States are in their summer glory right now, so I thought we would take a walk through the prairie and share some pictures. Eight foot tall compass plants are painting their yellow glory against the deep greens of late summer and the contrasting clear blue skies. Butterflies of all types–monarchs, viceroys, red admirals and others are visiting the showy flowers and munching on the milkweeds. Sandhill cranes are teaching their young to fly. Dragonflies are looping and buzzing in the skies above.
Some studies suggest that a walk in a natural area can reduce stress and boost creativity. Here at Promega Headquarters in Madison, WI, we are surrounded by prairie remnants and rain gardens. Where is your favorite natural place to walk and recharge?
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