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Developing a Framework for Evaluating Tallgrass Prairie Reconstruction Methods and Management

A Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers LCC 2014 Funding Opportunity Project

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Creation
2014-07-30 07:52:31
Last Update
2016-10-28 00:40:17
Start Date
2014-10-01
End Date
2016-12-30
Start Date
2014-10-01 04:28:57
End Date
2016-12-30 05:28:57

Citation

Diane Larson(Principal Investigator), Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Plains and Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative(Cooperator/Partner), Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center(Cooperator/Partner), LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers LCC data manager(Point of Contact), 2014-07-30(creation), 2016-10-28(lastUpdate), 2014-10-01(Start), 2016-12-30(End), Developing a Framework for Evaluating Tallgrass Prairie Reconstruction Methods and Management

Summary

The best hope for recovering and maintaining ecosystem function and services for the tallgrass prairie ecosystem is reconstruction. To that end, tallgrass prairie reconstruction efforts are on-going across federal, state, and non-profit organizations and among private landowners throughout the upper Midwest. Despite this heightened activity, a framework for comprehensive evaluation and adaptive learning from past reconstruction efforts is lacking. With an increasing percentage of already limited natural resource budgets being applied to reconstruction activities, it is imperative that we make the best use of these funds by developing best practices for reconstructions. The growing number of completed reconstructions provides an opportunity [...]

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typeShort Project Description
valueThe best hope for recovering and maintaining ecosystem function and services for the tallgrass prairie ecosystem is reconstruction. To that end, tallgrass prairie reconstruction efforts are on-going across federal, state, and non-profit organizations and among private landowners throughout the upper Midwest. Despite this heightened activity, a framework for comprehensive evaluation and adaptive learning from past reconstruction efforts is lacking. With an increasing percentage of already limited natural resource budgets being applied to reconstruction activities, it is imperative that we make the best use of these funds by developing best practices for reconstructions. The growing number of completed reconstructions provides an opportunity [...]
projectStatusIn Progress

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year2014
fundingSources
amount54308.0
recipientNorthern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
sourceU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
amount87445.0
recipientNorthern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
sourceU.S. Geological Survey
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amount35000.0
recipientNorthern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
sourceU.S. Geological Survey
matchingtrue
totalFunds176753.0
totalFunds176753.0

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