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The Role of Fire in Shortgrass Rangelands

Presented By: Great Plains Fire Science Exchange, Southwest Fire Science Consortium, Southern Rockies Fire Science Network
Speakers: David J. Augustine, Rangeland Resources Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO
Topics include:

  • Climate and Fire in the Great Plains
  • Traditional & Contemporary Perspectives on Fire
  • When Does Shortgrass Burn?
  • Prescribed Fire Effects on Forage Production, Livestock Production, Unpalatable Plant Species, and Wildlife Habitat"