What did Berrien County look like in the 19th century? Did buffalo, bears and wolves roam what is now the Twin Cities area? Was the land along the St. Joseph and Galien rivers open prairie or forested?

Jon Wuepper of the Berrien County Historical Association and Sarett Nature Center is finding the answers while putting together an overview of Berrien County's wildlife and vegetation from 100 to 200 years ago.