Restoring Mixed Grass Prairie in Southeastern Alberta, Canada

@inproceedings{Downey2013RestoringMG,
  title={Restoring Mixed Grass Prairie in Southeastern Alberta, Canada},
  author={B. Downey and François Blouin and Jennifer D. Richman and Brandy L. Downey and Paul F. Jones},
  year={2013}
}
  • B. Downey, François Blouin, +2 authors Paul F. Jones
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • On the Ground Between 2008 and 2010 a cultivated field of 57 ha within the mixed grass prairie of southeastern Alberta was restored with native grasses and silver sagebrush plugs. Wildlife occupying the site increased from being dominated by horned larks to 13 species using the land within 3 years. Two of these species Sprague's pipit and chestnut-collared longspur are native grassland specialists considered “Threatened” under Canada's Species at Risk Act. Litter values on the reseed in year 3… CONTINUE READING
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