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Expansion of Woody Plants in Tallgrass Prairie: A Fifteen-year Study of Fire and Fire-grazing Interactions
Abstract Temporal changes in the abundance of trees and a common shrub, Cornus drummondii, were quantified for 15 y (1981–1996) in seven tallgrass prairie watersheds in Northeast Kansas. Woody plantExpand
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Influence of Instream and Landscape-Level Factors on the Distribution of Topeka Shiners Notropis topeka in Kansas Streams
Abstract The Topeka shiner Notropis topeka has declined in abundance throughout its historical range in the central U.S. As a result, this minnow was listed as federally endangered in 1999. TheExpand
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Modelling of stream fishes in the Great Plains, USA
Predicting species distributions has important implications for the conservation and management of freshwater fishes, particularly in areas such as the Great Plains, USA where human impacts haveExpand
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Feeding ecology and emergence production of annual cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae) in tallgrass prairie
Abstract The emergence phenology and feeding ecology of annual cicadas in tallgrass prairie are poorly documented. However, these large insects are abundant, and their annual emergence represents aExpand
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Stream Invertebrate Communities, Water Quality, and Land-Use Patterns in an Agricultural Drainage Basin of Northeastern Nebraska, USA
We used invertebrate bioassessment, habitat analysis, geographic information system analysis of land use, and water chemistry monitoring to evaluate tributaries of a degraded northeast Nebraska, USA,Expand
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Emergence of Periodical Cicadas (Magicicada cassini) From a Kansas Riparian Forest: Densities, Biomass and Nitrogen Flux
Abstract The 1998 emergence of 17-y periodical cicadas (Magicicada cassini) on Konza Prairie Research Natural Area (KPRNA), Kansas, was quantified using emergence trap transects and counts ofExpand
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Geographic Distribution of, and Genetic Variation in, the Wood Roach Cryptocercus (Dictyoptera: Cryptocercidae) in the United States
Abstract Members of the genus Cryptocercus are subsocial, xylophagous cockroaches that inhabit temperate forests of the Nearctic and Palaearctic. Seven species are recognized worldwide: five in theExpand
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Developing priorities for metapopulation conservation at the landscape scale: Wolverines in the Western United States
Abstract Wildlife populations are often influenced by multiple political jurisdictions. This is particularly true for wide-ranging, low-density carnivores whose populations have often contracted andExpand
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Predictive models for grazing distribution: A GIS approach.
Grazing distribution and forage use patterns are important influences on rangeland ecosystems. Spatial patterns of grazing by domestic cattle (Bos taurus) were observed over 2 consecutive years underExpand
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