Prairie Homestead: Original Sod House and White Prairie Dogs

Prairie Homestead: Original Sod House and White Prairie Dogs

Sod houses and white prairie dogs are both rare. But at Prairie Homestead in South Dakota, an original, sod house, dating back to 1909, is still intact, and an entire colony of white prairie dogs live on the property. Read more

Badlands National Park: Land Beautiful

Badlands National Park: Land Beautiful

Native American Lakota referred to the area as mako sica, or “land bad.” When I visited the Badlands National Park in western South Dakota, I saw “land beautiful.” Read more