Ecological succession.

Posted by Laura Hainsworth
Students assist with a prescribed burn as part of a study on ecological succession.  By burning a few sections of field every other year, we are developing a study site with varying ages.  Comparisons can then be made in plant cover, soil chemistry and microbes, invasive species, mammal and bird populations.
  • Two students manage a controlled burn for succession studies.
    Two students manage a controlled burn for succession studies.

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