Tag Archives: grazing response

A Closer Look at Prairie Roots

One of the biggest jobs of a prairie steward is to manage the competition between plants, ensuring that no species becomes too dominant and no species is pushed out of the community.  In our prairies, much of our effort is … Continue reading

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Primrose Explosion

One of the more intriguing parts of land management is watching for (and trying to interpret) temporary explosions of abundance within various species.  Sometimes it’s pretty clear that the rapid increase in population had nothing to do with management decisions … Continue reading

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