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Conference North American Prairie Conference (11th : 1988 : Lincoln, Neb.), author.

Title Prairie pioneers : ecology, history and culture : proceedings of the Eleventh North American Prairie Conference held 7-11 August 1988, Lincoln, Nebraska / edited by Thomas B. Bragg and James Stubbendieck.

Publication Info. Lincoln, Nebraska : Printed by University of Nebraska Printing, [1989]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QK938 .P77 1988    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1, Prairie plant communities: description, history, and assessment -- Tallgrass prairie remnants of eastern Nebraska / Judith F. Boettcher and Thomas B. Bragg -- Vegetation dynamics of three tallgrass prairie sites / Jon K. Piper and Mark C. Gernes -- Extent of woody vegetation on the prairie in eastern Nebraska, 1855-1857 / Steven J. Rothenberger -- Plant species composition and groundwater levels in a Platte River wet meadow / Paul J. Currier -- Long-term grass dynamics within a mixed-grass prairie / Brian S. Mihlbacher, Fred E. Smeins, Gerald W. Thomas, and Charles A. Taylor -- 51-year change in the shortgrass prairie of eastern Wyoming / Herbert G. Fisser, Kendall L. Johnson, Kellie S. Moore, and Glenn E. Plumb -- Species composition of old settler silt-loam cemetery prairies / Robert F. Betz and Herbert F. Lamp -- The vegetation history of Hempstead Plains, New York / Richard Stalter and Wayne Seyfert -- Inventory, assessment, and ranking of natural areas of Walpole Island / P. Allen Woodliffe -- Thematic mapper digital data for predicting aboveground tallgrass prairie biomass / John M. Briggs and M. Duane Nellis -- Part 2. Prairie/grassland preservation and restoration -- Nebraska Sand Hills: the last prairie / Robert F. Whitcomb -- Manitoba's tall-grass prairie conservation project / JoAnne Joyce and John P. Morgan -- Sod seeded warm-season grass with and without sod suppression / B.L. Bush, S.S. Waller, B.E. Anderson, L.E. Moser, and R.M. Wozniak -- Establishing warm-season grasses and forbs using herbicides and mowing / Thomas B. Bragg and David M. Sutherland -- Forage value of weed species in a grass seeding / B.K. Lawrence, S.S. Waller, L.E. Moser, B.E. Anderson, and L.L. Larson -- Prairie establishment in southwestern Ohio / Kimberly A. Lutz -- Effect of eastern red cedar on seedling establishment of prairie plants / Dan J. Stipe and Thomas B. Bragg -- Establishment of grasses on sewage sludge-amended strip mine spoils / Cassandra S. Rodgers and Roger C. Anderson -- Germplasm Resources Information Network and ex situ conservation of germplasm / Mark P. Widrlechner -- Part 3. Grassland management: fire, fertilization, herbicides, and mowing -- Hulbert's study of factors effecting [sic] botanical composition of tallgrass prairie / David J. Gibson -- Remnant and restored prairie response to fire, fertilization, and atrazine / Robert A. Masters and Kenneth P. Vogel -- Influence of harvest and nitrogen fertilization on four warm-season grasses / James Stubbendieck and Cheryl A. Nielsen -- Effects of manipulation on foliage characteristics of Andropogon gerardii Vitman / Rosemary A. Ramundo, T. Dawn Shapley, C.L. Turner, M.I. Dyer, and T.R. Seastedt -- Chemical control of eastern redcedar in mixed prairie / S.D. Smith and James Stubbendieck -- Effect of two cutting treatments on aspen in prairie / Virginia M. Kline -- Impact of railroad management and abandonment on prairie relicts / John A. Harrington and Mark Leach -- Part 4. Fire and prairie biota -- Is fire a disturbance in grasslands? / E.W. Evans, J.M. Briggs, E.J. Finck, D.J. Gibson, S.W. James, D.W. Kaufman, and T.R. Seastedt -- Five years of annual prairie burns / Donald A. Becker -- Effect of burning on germination of tallgrass prairie plant species / Sherry R. Rohn and Thomas B. Bragg -- Rodents and shrews in ungrazed tallgrass prairie manipulated by fire / Donald W. Kaufman, Glennis A. Kaufman, and Elmer J. Finck -- Effects of prescribed fire on small mammals in aspen parkland / Garry C. Trottier, Ludwig N. Carbyn, and George W. Scotter -- Fungus disease in relation to managing prairie plants with fire / Judy F. Shearer and Lois H. Tiffany -- Part 5. Prairie plants -- Ecology of Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii Torrey) / Robert E. Betz -- Distribution of Flodman's thistle and its response to different disturbances / Charles E. Umbanhowar Jr. -- The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara): monitoring and research / Ardell J. Bjugstad and William Fortune -- Do you know Platanthera praeclara? / Rochelle Bjugstad and Ardell J. Bjugstad -- The future of a prolific variant of eastern gamagrass / Laura Jackson and Chet Dewald -- Silica, nitrogen, and phosphorus dynamics of tallgrass prairie / T.R. Seastedt, R.A. Ramundo, and D.C. Hayes -- Rhizome and tiller development of three Nebraska Sandhills warn-season grasses / John J. Brejda, Lowell E. Moser, and Steven S. Waller -- Phenology of native angiosperms of South Padre Island, Texas / Robert I. Lonard and Frank W. Judd -- Papers from the special symposium on blowout penstemon (Penstemon haydenii S. Wats) -- Blowouts in the Nebraska Sandhills: the habitat of Penstemon haydenii / James Stubbendieck, Theresa R. Flessner, and Ronald R. Weedon -- Blowout penstemon: description and present situation / Joyce Phillips Hardy, Ronald R. Weedon, and William R. Bowling -- Pollen collectors and other insect visitors to Penstemon haydenii S. Wats / Theresa R. Flessner and James Stubbendieck -- Determining federally listed endangered and threatened species, emphasizing blowout penstemon / Wallace G. Jobman -- Part 6. Prairie animals -- Small bison herd utilization of tallgrass prairie / Lorence Larson and G.K. Murdock -- Small mammals of relict wet prairie in Ohio / Eric D. Osborn and Carl W. Hoagstrom -- Seasonal activity of snakes on a sand prairie / Dwight R. Platt -- Populations and prey selection of wintering raptors in Boulder County, Colorado / Stephen R. Jones -- Breeding bird populations of a floodplain tallgrass prairie in Kansas / Calvin L. Cink and Peter E. Lowther -- Correlations between insects and birds in tallgrass prairie riparian habitats / Lawrence J. Grey -- Bluestem seed midge influence on sexual reproduction of big bluestem: a review / K.P. Vogel and G.R. Manglitz -- Part 7. Landscaping with prairie plants -- Designing with prairie: a Heideggerian hermeneutical analysis / Evelyn A. Howell and Dave Egan -- An essay on the concept of demonstration rooftop prairies / Patrick Horsbrugh -- Writing construction specifications for prairie landscapes: the basics / Jon Bryan Burley -- Part 8. Landscape competition results.
Subject Prairie ecology -- North America -- Congresses.
Prairies -- North America -- Congresses.
Range management.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Bragg, Thomas B., editor.
Stubbendieck, James L., editor.
Added Title Proceedings of the Eleventh North American Prairie Conference
Other Form: Online version: North American Prairie Conference (11th : 1988 : Lincoln, Neb.). Prairie pioneers. Lincoln, Neb. : printed by University of Nebraska Printing, 1989 (OCoLC)741871225
ISBN 0939870003 (pbk.)

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