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  • The most colorful time of year

            WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — July is when Huffman Prairie is as colorful as a box of crayons.“It’s absolutely beautiful,” said Heather Cropsey.Cropsey, along with other

  • Prescribed burn season underway for Huffman Prairie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The prescribed burn season at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officially began Nov. 1 and will continue through March 15, officials from the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Natural Resources Program announced.Prescribed burns are used to maintain and enhance the

  • Wright-Patterson honeybees thriving at Sandhill

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Sandhill Road and a myriad of honeybees sit just north of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the 445th Airlift Wing, surrounded by acres of soybeans on the north side of State Route 235.Wright-Patt honeybees pollinate the Sandhill area, Huffman Prairie and 150 acres

  • Summer Prairie Walk held on Huffman Field

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch conducted its annual Summer Prairie Walk recently to create awareness about the resources and history found on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The event took about 30 participants through Huffman Prairie and

  • Wright-Patt supports habitat for new and natural spaces

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On Earth Day 2021, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base actively celebrates its legacy as a habitat for both runways and waterways, as well as native species and engineered inventions.  Although health precautions kept festivities small this year, the 88th Civil