Homesteaders Turned Conservationists Head Back to The Land

Jesse Wolf Hardin shares his family's experience as homesteaders turned conservationists when they go back to the land.



A beaver dam takes shape along the Hardin property's restored riverbank.
A beaver dam takes shape along the Hardin property's restored riverbank.
PHOTO: JESSE WOLF HARDIN
An Earthen Spirituality Project apprentice harvests honeysuckle berries for planting.
An Earthen Spirituality Project apprentice harvests honeysuckle berries for planting.
JESSE WOLF HARDIN
As a Partners for Wildlife Cooperator, the Hardins pledged to restore and maintain the St. Francis riverside sanctuary as essential wildlife habitat.
As a Partners for Wildlife Cooperator, the Hardins pledged to restore and maintain the St. Francis riverside sanctuary as essential wildlife habitat.
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