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Protocol for monitoring standing crop in grasslands using visual obstruction.
Assessment of standing crop on grasslands using a visual obstruction technique provides valuable information to help plan livestock grazing management and indicate the status of wildlife habitat. The… Expand
Vegetation sampling and measurement
Comparison of soil water used by a sagebrush bunchgrass and a cheatgrass community.
Highlight: Two contrasting plant communities occur on the Arid Lands Ecology (ALE) Reserve in south-central Washington, one dominated by a mixture of sagebrush and bluebunch wheatgrass and the other… Expand
Flora and fauna associated with prairie dog colonies and adjacent ungrazed mixed-grass prairie in western South Dakota.
Vegetation, small rodents, and birds were sampled during the growing seasons of 2 years on prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies and adjacent mixed-grass prairie in western South Dakota.… Expand
Prairie Dogs: An Ecological Review and Current Biopolitics
Abstract In recent years, people have interpreted scientific information about the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) in various, and sometimes conflicting, ways. Political complexity… Expand
Spatial Optimization of Prairie Dog Colonies for Black-Footed Ferret Recovery
A discrete-time reaction-diffusion model for black-footed ferret release, population growth, and dispersal is combined with ferret carrying capacity constraints based on prairie dog population management decisions to form a spatial optimization model. Expand
Black-tailed prairie dog food habits and forage relationships in western South Dakota [Cynomys ludovicianus].
- D. Uresk
- 1 July 1984
Four plants made up 65% of items in fecal pellets of the blacktailed prairie dog in western South Dakota. These important forages in order of significance were sand dropseed, sun sedge, blue grama… Expand
Vegetation and Soils of Burrowing Owl Nest Sites in Conata Basin, South Dakota
On caracterise la vegetation et les sols des Terriers abandonnes de Cynomys ludovicianus et utilises pour nidifier par Athene cunicularia et on les compare avec ceux des terriers non occupes par… Expand
The Role of Prairie Dogs as a Keystone Species: Response to Stapp
*Denver Zoological Foundation, 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205, U.S.A. tUniversity of Maryland, Frostville, MD 21532, U.S.A. *Yale University School of Forestry and Environment, 205 Prospect… Expand