conifer encroachment

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Research Demonstrates Impacts of Woody Species Expansion on Wyoming’s Pronghorn
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Research Demonstrates Impacts of Woody Species Expansion on Wyoming’s Pronghorn

Research shows how woody species expansion impacts pronghorn productivity in ...
Where Trees Are the Problem
News

Where Trees Are the Problem

Learn about how woody species expansion or tree encroachment is impacting sagebrush and grassland ecosystems in this story from the North American Grouse Partnership ...
Where trees meet sage: Striking a balance between sage grouse and pinyon jay needs
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Where trees meet sage: Striking a balance between sage grouse and pinyon jay needs

Research from two papers helps managers balance conservation to benefit imperiled sagebrush and woodland birds ...
Podcast: Part 2 of “Defend the Core” Strategy for Invasive Plants
Podcast

Podcast: Part 2 of “Defend the Core” Strategy for Invasive Plants

WLFW's Jeremy Maestas and Dirac Twidwell join the Art of Range podcast for part two of a two-part discussion of Defend the Core, a proactive management strategy defending ...
Herbaceous production lost to tree encroachment in United States rangelands
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Herbaceous production lost to tree encroachment in United States rangelands

New research from University of Montana researchers affiliated with Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) quantifies the economic impacts of lost herbaceous production throughout ...