Why is part of the Arboretum burning?

Staff and volunteers conducted a prescribed burn of the largest prairie at the Arboretum in Lexington. The purpose was to reduce thatch to allow perennials to come up and put nitrogen back into the soil.
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Staff and volunteers conducted a prescribed burn of the largest prairie at the Arboretum in Lexington. The purpose was to reduce thatch to allow perennials to come up and put nitrogen back into the soil.