Plants of the Badlands?

Answer So named because of their desolate environment, the Badlands in the southwestern portion of South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska neverthless host an array of native plant species. Visit Badlands ... Read More »

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What kind of animals& plants are in the Alberta badlands?

As elsewhere on the Great Plains, the Canadian province of Alberta harbors excellent examples of badlands topography---most extensively in the south along the Red Deer River.OriginThe Red Deer Rive... Read More »

How old is the Badlands?

Geologists date the Badlands to 36 millions years ago. They examine the formation of rock to make the age determination and study the radioactive elements that break down into other elements at a c... Read More »

How old are the Badlands?

The Badlands of South Dakota formed between 23 and 25 million years ago according to fossil records; however, the climate was subtropical unlike today. The area became a national monument in 1939 a... Read More »

How do I get to the Badlands?

The Badlands of South Dakota is a remote destination that draws tourists and photographers every year, typically in the spring and fall seasons. Getting to the Badlands can be a tricky and sometime... Read More »