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Tag Archives: invasive trees
A couple years ago, I wrote about some work from Kansas State University related to woody plant expansion in prairies. Many of us who work with prairies constantly wrestle with questions about trees in prairies. Why are they encroaching so … Continue reading
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