Category Archives: Savanna

Enter Prairie

Where I walked today Lingering hazel catkins Waiting to open      

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Protected: Franklin Savanna, Another Case Study in Ecosystem Collapse

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Ecotype – Problematic Concept in a Changing World

For those reasons, “local is best” is the mantra, if not the dogma, of many in the conservation and restoration community. It’s a cautious and logical approach. However, in recognition of the altered and changing world we live in and recognizing that ecological restoration and reconstruction projects are essentially the only way many species can move across today’s fragmented landscape, I would urge people to be a little more liberal in how they apply the ecotype concept. Continue reading

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