Sibylla Brown

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When Sibylla Brown and her husband, Bill, moved from the city to their farm in Decatur County, Iowa, they had no idea that they would be restoring a degraded oak savanna. They began managing their property by thinning the overstocked oak and hickory woodland. Two years later they implemented prescribed burns to control the brush. Gradually their degraded woodland became high-quality oak savanna.

 

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