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land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

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The hikers were cooking rice using a butane stove when it exploded, prompting a member of the group to hurl the stove toward the grassland at the Saddle camp of the Mt.
Forest Service, Dakota Prairie Grasslands, and the Grazing Associations, said Grassland Supervisor ODonnell.
Saddle Butte's Milton Terminal also will serve as an origin point on Pony Express, allowing Pony Express to offer direct refinery and Cushing terminal connections to Saddle Butte's producer customers in the near term while the Tallgrass Grasslands Terminal is developed.
People tend to think of Chicagoland as all urban," explains Miller, "but it actually has much more grasslands than the surrounding agricultural deserts.
Last year the trust was awarded PS300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of a national drive to save the UK's remaining meadow and special grasslands.
HUNDREDS of experts from across the world will be celebrating 50 years of the European Grassland Federation (EGF) at a conference in Aberystwyth between Sunday and Thursday, September 11.
The study found natural-unfertilized-grasslands with a variety of grass species have more stability because of species "asynchrony," which means that different species thrive at different times so that the grassland produces more consistently over time.
Grasslands on public land within the COA have largely been restored using seed mixes containing warm- season grasses (e.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society and BirdLife International, collected habitat data from 1,000 points in the grasslands around Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
Grasslands are open areas dominated by herbaceous vegetation and characterized by very few trees and shrubs.
Travel Business Review-August 22, 2012--Conservation group purchases grasslands in Montana(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
They cover productivity and using grassland resources, grasslands as regulating biogeochemical cycles and environmental fluxes in the hydrosphere and atmosphere, grasslands as regulating biodiversity dynamics, grasslands a components of sustainable farming systems, and grasslands as components of landscape ecology and agricultural systems at the regional level.
Semi-natural grasslands, both hay meadows and pastures, have significantly decreased in Latvia due to the decline of traditional grassland management practices (Rusina, 2007, 2008).
Topics addressed include using chemotaxonomical criteria to understand complex structures of plant diversity, the relationship between grazing pressure and grassland vegetation, the relationship between management and vegetation, conserving species diversity of plants and insects in semi-natural grassland, soil organic matter in an altitudinal gradient, and the biodiversity potential of riparian field margins in intensely managed grasslands.
However a new study found that cattle grazed on the grasslands of China actually reduce another greenhouse gas, nitrous oxide.