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Prairie-chickens and fire, webinar

Watch this webinar focused on the role of fire in prairie-chicken habitat by Dwayne Elmore, recorded January 29, 2015.

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Historically, fire and grazing were the 2 primary disturbances in the Great Plains.  While grazing still occurs over much of the distributionof prairie-chickens, fire is absent from many landscapes.  We will discuss how fire, or the absence of fire, affects the greater and lesser prairie-chicken with an emphasis on management implications for grassland managers.

List of references provided by our presenter, Dwayne Elmore: Prairie-Chicken Fire References

Greater prairie-chicken. Photo by Steve Clubine.

Greater prairie-chicken. Photo by Steve Clubine.