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Tag Archives: trees in prairies
One of the greatest challenges of prairie management, especially in small eastern prairies, is managing the invasion of small deciduous trees. Most prairie species (plant and animal alike) thrive best in open treeless habitats. Encroaching trees can fragment large prairies into smaller pieces, … Continue reading
The standard explanation for why historical prairies had so few trees is pretty simple – frequent fires kept them out. Yes, there were other constraints such as frequent droughts, particularly in western prairies, and there were large browsers like elk and pronghorn … Continue reading