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Insects and arthropods in longleaf pine

Tweet View PDF   Insects and arthropods represent a crucial component of the longleaf pine ecosystem. They are decomposers, pollinators, nutrient recyclers, seed dispersers, prey, predators, parasites, and pests. In longleaf pine they do all this on a frequently burned…

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Effects of Non-native Predators on the Gopher Tortoise

Effects of Non-native Predators on the Gopher Tortoise Tweet View PDF Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations are in decline and understanding sources of mortality of early life-stages (e.g., eggs and hatchlings) may play a pivotal role in successful restoration and…

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Wildlife Habitat Structure in Open Pine Woodlands

Tweet View PDF   Longleaf pine and other open pine woodlands are a focus of conservation and restoration efforts across the southeastern U.S. Much of this interest is driven by the unique suite of wildlife species associated with open pine…

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Wading Bird Use of Wetlands

Wading Bird Use of Wetlands in Natural and Agricultural Settings in the U.S. Southeastern Coastal Plain View PDF   Wading birds (herons, egrets, ibis, and storks) are widespread and conspicuous top predators in wetlands. They need both suitable prey densities…

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