Rough Fescue Grasslands Restoration Project

By: Tannas Conservation Services

Foothills rough fescue (Festuca campestris) is the climax grassland species of the grasslands stretching along the foothills in south- Through research on the mechanisms behind Kentucky bluegrass invasion and methods to restore rough fescue, Steven Tannas and the team at Tannas Conservation Services, has been able to create a reclamation technique that has resulted in the repeated successful restoration of foothills rough fescue in multiple reclamation projects of the past 9 years.