(unmowed, especially during the nesting season) are very important to ground-nesting
birds, some species of which are declining. While certain grasses are ideal (see
Bird Management), any field or area left unmowed provides nesting opportunities.
Grassland Bird Mgt.
Private Landowners & Others
Off-Road Ditch Mowing
Native Grassland Plant Species
No-Mow Grasslands Project
area grasslands provide opportunities for observing birds, wildflowers,
and other natural features.