Category Archives: Stewardship

What Does Long-Term Bison-Grazed Prairie Look Like?

Bison-grazed pastures tend to have higher forb cover and vascular plant diversity in prairie (bison have been there now for 35 years), but what does this look like. I have some pictures from quadrats from field work at in Konza’s … Continue reading

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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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