Vegetation of prairie dog colonies and non-colonized shortgrass prairie.

@article{Winter2002VegetationOP,
  title={Vegetation of prairie dog colonies and non-colonized shortgrass prairie.},
  author={Stephen L. Winter and J. Cully and J. Pontius},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={55},
  pages={502-508}
}
  • Stephen L. Winter, J. Cully, J. Pontius
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • Journal of Range Management
  • Black-tailed prairie dogs have declined by 98% in the past century. Due to continued declines, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated the species as a candidate for listing in 2000. Prairie dogs foster both plant and animal diversity, and their continued presence is a concern in the Great Plains. We compared vegetation structure and composition of black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus Ord) colonies in southwest Kansas and southeast Colorado to non-colonized grassland in 1996… CONTINUE READING
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