Grassland birds may be attracted to filter strips for nesting. This project explores what qualities might be incorporated into filter strips to make them more effective as bird habitat and nesting sites.
What is the potential for CRP (filter strips in particular) to provide wildlife habitat in addition to protecting soil and water resources?
The CRP is a valuable conservation tool for both
John C. Henningsen
Year of Grant Completion
Best, Louis and Henningsen, John C., "The value of filter strips for grassland bird communities" (2004). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 214.