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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, SEPT. 6 AND THEREAFTER - In this Aug. 7, 2014 photo, Jason Shoemaker, Parklands Foundation land steward, examines a stand of big bluestem grass, native to Illinois, while he walked the foundation's prairie land near Lexington, Ill. The foundation has restored the park to original prairie found at the time settlers arrived in Illinois. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, SEPT. 6 AND THEREAFTER - In this Aug. 7, 2014 photo, Jason Shoemaker, Parklands Foundation land steward, examines a stand of big bluestem grass, native to Illinois, while he walked the foundation's prairie land near Lexington, Ill. The foundation has restored the park to original prairie found at the time settlers arrived in Illinois. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

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