Discover the history of the prairies of the Dane County section of the conservancy. Did you know that there is prairie on the hill that has likely been there for several thousand years? Have you ever wondered how or when the other prairies at Pheasant Branch were planted?
In addition to those topics, the webpage covers prairie maintenance and the county's seed collection and processing operations. This website was compiled by a FOPB volunteer, Tom Klein.
Discover the forbs, grasses, bushes, and trees, both native and non-native, that can be found in the Pheasant Branch Conservancy. You can look up plant names, pictures, and links to more detailed information.
This website was compiled by a FOPB volunteer, Tom Klein, who hopes that by restricting the list to plants that are actually in the conservancy, you will have a better chance of being able to look up a plant you discover while exploring the conservancy.
Discover some of the smaller animals found in the conservancy, including insects, spiders, reptiles, and amphibians. The smaller fauna webpage includes photos, natural history and identification tips where available, and links to more information. It also contains links to other resources covering fauna in the conservancy and the state.
This website was compiled by a FOPB volunteer, Tom Klein, who hopes it will help to highlight the diversity of life found in the conservancy, as well as serve as an introduction to some of the smaller animals living in the area that might otherwise escape our attention.
These online versions of interpretive signs [TO BE INSTALLED SOON!] found in the county portion of the conservancy contain up-to-date information and links to further online resources not found on the printed signs.