Prairies Vanishing & Ted Talk on Using Prairie & Nature in Cities

Thanks to Don Verser for the article and the link to Mark Simmon’s Ted Talk:
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From: Don Verser
Date: Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Subject: Another Bringing Nature Home talkhttp://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Eco-metropolis-Deploying-the-Po;search%3AMark%20simmons

Ted Talk on Eco-metropolis: Deploying the Power of Nature by Mark Simmons, Director of the Ecosystem Design Group at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas.  The talk is on lawns vs prairies, storm water retention area with native plants…using nature in cities.