grassland


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

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In 2006, then-Governor Hoeven helped negotiate the agreement for the initial demonstration project to provide for grazing in the Dakota Prairie Grasslands.
Caption: Grasslands around Chicago are benefiting the threatened bird.
Tom Tudor: Tom's Llysun farm at Llanerfyl, Welshpool, is regarded as an excellent example of efficient grassland management in the uplands.
All money raised will be spent on conserving the region's rare grasslands which are in decline.
Here, we compared relative nest survival and brood parasitism rates of three grassland bird species, Henslow's Sparrow, Dickcissel (Spiza arnericana), and Eastern Meadowlark (Stumella magna), between warm- and cool-season grassland restorations in west-central Missouri.
The expansion of commercial rice farming and the creation of reservoirs and canals has halved the area of Cambodia's tropical flooded grasslands, according to new research published in Conservation Biology.
A lightweight radio or satellite backpack-style transmitter is also placed on each owl so it can be tracked throughout the grassland complex.
The fences break up the habitat for native wildlife and hamper their movement across the varying grassland regions.
Another three grassland fires were also reported in other areas of the league, which were all extinguished by Saturday.
Grassland covers about a quarter of Earth's terrestrial surface--about the same as forests or cultivated land.
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).
Grassland biodiversity; habitat types, ecological processes and environmental impacts.
RARE orchids are growing in Colwyn Bay thanks to grassland management by council staff.
Authors of the paper, published in Nature, say the research shows that in certain circumstances, it can be better for global warming to let animals graze on grassland.
Savannas are characterized by continuous grassland vegetation with a discontinuous woody plant layer, where the balance of grass and woody cover is influenced by a combination of factors.