Prairie and Grass...
Follow
Find
218 views | +0 today
Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems
Information to utilize when researching prairie and grassland ecosystems
Curated by Kirsten Wilson
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Protect the Prairie ! Help STOP the Sell-Off of the Great Na... - Care2 ...

Protect the Prairie ! Help STOP the Sell-Off of the Great Na... - Care2 ... | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
The great grasslands of Saskatchewan and Manitoba represent some of the last functioning prairie ecosystems on earth. Time is short to stop the sale of these lands without environmental protection and conservation ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

My View: Natural land a precious resource that must be saved - Rockford Register Star

My View: Natural land a precious resource that must be saved - Rockford Register Star | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
My View: Natural land a precious resource that must be saved
Rockford Register Star
Grasslands and prairies are some of the most imperiled ecosystems in the world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Consider planting native grasses - Denver Post

Consider planting native grasses - Denver Post | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Consider planting native grasses
Denver Post
Smaller lawns may promote water conservation, but native lawns bring biodiversity and ecosystems back to the prairies and arid grasslands of Colorado, while promoting water conservation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Canadian researchers try to save endangered blood-squirting lizard - Welland Tribune

Canadian researchers try to save endangered blood-squirting lizard - Welland Tribune | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers try to save endangered blood-squirting lizard
Welland Tribune
"The prairie grasslands is one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada," Shelley Pruss, conservation specialist with Parks Canada, said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Unusual Bridges For Animals - Wildlife Overpasses

THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Unusual Bridges For Animals - Wildlife Overpasses | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Prairie park moves forward even as Fort Worth grows | Other voices | Fort Worth, Arlington, N...

Prairie park moves forward even as Fort Worth grows | Other voices | Fort Worth, Arlington, N... | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
The grassland preservation effort seeks more community support.
Kirsten Wilson's insight:

The issue of loss of Prairie and Grasslands are closer to home than many realize.  How does this article increase the importance of your PBL presentation?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Conserving an Endangered Ecosystem: The Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region

Conserving an Endangered Ecosystem: The Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Region | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Web site of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Kirsten Wilson's insight:

Prairie Lands in danger?  How can this be?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Everything Changes, Land Use to Climate: Monthly Grassland News Update

Everything Changes, Land Use to Climate: Monthly Grassland News Update | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
  THIS MONTH: Land Conversion for Biofuels, Climate Change on Tibet’s Grasslands, Pesticides and Grassland Birds, Rare Antelope Collaring In an effort to increase awareness of grasslands issues and encourage you to fall in love with our world’s...
Kirsten Wilson's insight:

What issues are mentioned in this article?  How may the issues in this article be similar to problems at the construction site of the new High School?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Conservation corridors: Seed dispersal study shows value, say ...

Conservation corridors: Seed dispersal study shows value, say ... | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Ecosystems. The results are especially relevant to threatened Midwestern ecosystems like grasslands, prairies and savannas, where big bluestem and milkweed are two of many native plants that loft their seeds on the wind.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Grassland Birds - The prairies and the song of your birds

The prairies and steppes or put another way: grasslands and shrublands make up a biome whose predominant constituent ecosystems temperate grasslands semi-ari...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Stop the Sell-Off of Canada's Prairie Grasslands ! PLEASE TA ...

Stop the Sell-Off of Canada's Prairie Grasslands ! PLEASE TA ... | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Monday September 16, 2013, 5:52 am. Thank you for signing the petition! The great grasslands of Saskatchewan and Manitoba represent some of the last functioning prairie ecosystems on earth. Time is short to stop the sale of these lands ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Little Climate Change on the Prairie | Siskiyou Field Institute

Little Climate Change on the Prairie | Siskiyou Field Institute | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
SFI: Why the focus on prairie ecosystems? Bridgham: Grasslands and associated open areas—which would include things like oak savannah—were (once) a predominant habitat type from southwestern Washington south of ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Grasslands and Prairie Ecosystems - LiveBinder

Weblinks and Padlet response sharing knowledge about Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems

Kirsten Wilson's insight:

Here is a livebinder with more resources.  Be sure to leave a comment on the Padlet tab once you have done your research with your PBL group.  How has this online scoop.it and livebinder helped you as a 21st century scientist?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

Relocating Prairie Dogs a Hard, Successful Sell in Wyoming - New West

Relocating Prairie Dogs a Hard, Successful Sell in Wyoming - New West | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Prairie dogs might seem numerous to the casual observer, but their numbers are plummeting. At one point, black-tailed prairie dogs inhabited 80 million to 100 million acres across 11 states and part of Canada and Mexico.
Kirsten Wilson's insight:

Relocating or moving prairie dogs.  Why is this happening?  Is this a good solution? What are the positive things that may happen by doing this?  What are the bad things that may happen by doing this?  How does this relate to our activity on the Deer Crossing and our upcoming PBL presentation?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kirsten Wilson
Scoop.it!

How our Ecosystem Depends on the Prairies | thefreegeorge.com

How our Ecosystem Depends on the Prairies | thefreegeorge.com | Prairie and Grassland Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Kirsten Wilson's insight:

We all depend on one another.  What are the factors dependent on one another in the Pairie Ecosystem?

more...
No comment yet.