Bison-prairie dog-plant interactions in a North American mixed-grass prairie

  title={Bison-prairie dog-plant interactions in a North American mixed-grass prairie},
  author={Jace T. Fahnestock and James K. Detling},
Both bison and prairie dogs have multiple and dramatic effects on grassland landscapes and both are considered by many to be keystone herbivores. Numerous studies have documented their independent or combined impact on grassland ecosystem processes, but there have been few attempts to simultaneously assess the individual and interactive effects of bison and prairie dogs where they co-occur. We began a long-term study in late 1994 in Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA, to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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