how to make an in-the-field prairie burrito

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step one: find a super-awesome, pristine native, ancient wet-Coastal Prairie, somewhere, say, in Cameron Parish. About twenty five acres is a good start.

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two: make sure its really super-awesome, with no exotic crap.

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Oh, and if it has indian grass, this makes a better burrito.

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spend about three or four days combing the prairie remnant for seed. When its 40 degrees and blowing thirty mph sustained winds, wear a few layers of clothing and a damn-good jacket.

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Lay out seed and process and dry. Watch for rain. Scramble like hell if it comes.

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Roll prairie burrito into 75 to 100 pound rolls

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Travel to new wet-prairie restoration site and feed it the burrito. Add lots of water. 400 pounds serves about 50 acres

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dem buffalo liked watching the burrito construction, mais cher. They are not necessary to prairie burrito construction but are helpful in enhancing the overall visual of the project. Best advice: stay far away from protective male Buffalo.

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