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Tag Archives: grassland management
Do you know what time it is? It’s time for another PRAIRIE WORD OF THE DAY! Today’s Prairie Word of the Day (fine, it’s actually two words) is: Habitat Heterogeneity Heterogeneity is really just a longer word for Diversity, which … Continue reading
One difference between using cattle grazing and other grassland management options like fire or mowing is that cattle have brains. They can decide where they want to go (within our fences) and what they want to eat, and their behavior … Continue reading
From Anne Stine, Hubbard Fellow: My big goal for this fellowship is to learn how to make a prairie from scratch. I also want to know enough about prairie restoration/management that I can evaluate a prairie’s condition and then prescribe treatments to … Continue reading
Guest Post by Anne Stine, one of our 2013-14 Hubbard Fellows: When one considers that the weed-whacker is the modern incarnation of the scythe, Konstantin Levin’s ecstatic enlightenment while cutting wheat with his peasant tenants in Anna Karenina comes across … Continue reading
Lessons From a Project to Improve Prairie Quality – Part 1: Patch-Burn Grazing, Plant Diversity, and Butterflies
We recently completed a large multi-year restoration and management project at our Platte River Prairies. Our specific objectives were to improve habitat quality for various at-risk prairie species and evaluate the impacts of our management on at-risk butterflies – particularly … Continue reading
I think I first heard the term “calendar prairie” from my friend Bill Whitney of Prairie Plains Resource Institute. He was talking about the mental image many people have of prairies that comes from seeing photographs of grasslands full of … Continue reading
Stick with me – this isn’t as complicated as the title might lead you to believe… I was involved in an interesting discussion a couple weeks ago among some fellow prairie ecologists about what makes a “good prairie”. The discussion … Continue reading