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Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

By   /  March 30, 2020  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

Cattle play a vital role out on the landscapes for grasslands. They mimic in many ways what historic bison used to do. That’s why we need cattle out on the landscape. Marshall Johnson Vice President Audubon Society The Audubon Society knows all about the important role livestock play in protecting grassland habitat for birds and […]

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Grasslands May Adjust More Quickly to Warmer Winters

By   /  November 18, 2019  /  ARS, Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grasslands May Adjust More Quickly to Warmer Winters

From the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, here’s some insight into what happens to carbon uptake by grasslands and forests as our climate continues to warm. As climate changes, Northeast winters are warming more rapidly than other times of the year. While this may mean favorable growing conditions start earlier […]

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