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Patch burn grazing to manage fuels, ignition, and wildfire spread

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The Great Plains is a fire-dependent ecosystem with short fire return intervals. Based on fire spread and ignition modeling, patch burn grazing could be a…

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Interacting fire and grazing is for the birds

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Alteration of grassland disturbance regimes has greatly diminished grassland structural complexity and is likely a contributing factor to the decline in grassland bird populations.

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Fireline first aid kit recommendations

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Conducting planned burns and lighting unplanned fires carries some inherent risk for injury. Even though firefighters train and plan in an effort to reduce risks…

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A tallgrass prairie forb in a landscape shaped by patch burn grazing

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In Great Plains grasslands, grasses are typically the dominant plant life form because of their exceptional competitive abilities. With extensive root systems in the upper…

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Surging Wildfire in the Great Plains Biome

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Victoria Donovan of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln presenting a webinar for the Great Plains Fire Science Association.

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