• Published 2008

RESTORING HETEROGENEITY ON THE TALLGRASS PRAIRIE PRESERVE : APPLYING THE FIRE – GRAZING INTERACTION MODEL

@inproceedings{Hamilton2008RESTORINGHO,
  title={RESTORING HETEROGENEITY ON THE TALLGRASS PRAIRIE PRESERVE : APPLYING THE FIRE – GRAZING INTERACTION MODEL},
  author={Robert G. Hamilton},
  year={2008}
}
The interaction of fire and grazing is an important ecological process in the Great Plains grasslands of North America. The fire–grazing interaction promotes a shifting mosaic of patches that support a diverse array of grassland flora and fauna. This ecosystem variability, or heterogeneity, has been identified as critical to the maintenance of biological diversity and therefore should serve as the foundation for conservation and ecosystem management. Landscape heterogeneity has been a primary… CONTINUE READING

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