Baseline surveys of pasture diversity and bird populations were conducted and will be used to help inform conservation-based land management decisions at the Whiterock Conservancy in southwest Iowa.
Can you have both beef and bobolinks on the same acres?
As Whiterock Conservancy integrates "prairie pasture" plantings and grazing/prescribed burning management tools into the current cool-season grass pasture matrix, it is hypothesized that bobolink and other grassland bird nesting frequency will increase.
Tom Rosburg, Kay Neumann, Bill Clark
Year of Grant Completion
Hill, Elizabeth; Rosburg, Tom; Neumann, Kay; and Clark, Bill, "Whiterock Conservancy baseline data project" (2008). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 294.