Category Archives: biodiversity

Botanists are NOT Ruining Prairies

Wait, what?! More than a decade ago Prairie Ecologist asked, “Are botanists ruining prairies?” I’d met the author, worked with him to set up a portion of my dissertation research. I’d come west from Iowa in 2008 with an open … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fire Frequency and Refugia

You probably ought to move your insect refugia around. Continue reading

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Talkin’ About Bed-Free Landscaping with Natives

This links to a presentation that elaborates on a previous post I made about getting rid of your nonsense exotic turf for Oakland Township (Michigan) Parks. Do it!

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