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Proceedings of the Seventeenth North American Prairie Conference : seeds for the future, roots of the past : held 16-20, July, 2000, North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, Iowa

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Bernstein, Neil P.; Ostrander, Laura J., Editor
Proceedings of the Seventeenth North American Prairie Conference : seeds for the future, roots of the past : held 16-20, July, 2000, North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, Iowa
(Proceedings of the ... North American Prairie Conference, No. 17)
North Iowa Area Community College, 2001
vi, 241 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Contents

[Front cover] Proceedings of the 17th North American Prairie Conference : seeds for the future, roots of the past

[Title page] Proceedings of the 17th North American Prairie Conference : seeds for the future, roots of the past, pp. [i]-[ii]

Table of contents, pp. iii-iv

Seeds for the future - roots of the past, pp. v-vi

Iowa's prairie heritage: from the past, through the present, and into the future, Rosburg, Thomas R. pp. [1]-14

America's lost landscape: the tallgrass prairie, Smith, Daryl D. pp. [15]-20

Floristic comparisons of tallgrass prairie remnants managed by different land stewardships in eastern South Dakota, Higgins, Jeremy J.; Larson, Gary E.; Higgins, Kenneth F. pp. [21]-31

Greenhouse assessment of the feeding effects of Galerucella spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria), Steffensen, Kirk D.; Hammer, Mark; Alexander, Kevin pp. [32]-34

Vascular flora of the Cajun Prairie of southwestern Louisiana, Allen, Charles M., et al. pp. [35]-41

Preliminary examination of species of an abandoned farm field in tallgrass mixed hardwood forest in Ottertail County, Minnesota, Hazelwood, Donna pp. [42]-47

Effects of late spring fires on the survival, growth, and reproduction of prairie forbs, Rosburg, Thomas R. pp. [48]-58

Fire and mowing as management tools for conserving a threatened perennial and its habitat in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Bartels, Marilynn R.; Wilson, Mark V. pp. [59]-65

Changes in density and height of the shrub Baccharis halimifolia following burning in coastal tallgrass prairie, Allain, Larry; Grace, James B. pp. [66]-72

Defining landscape vision to monitor and manage prescribed fire at Badlands National Park, South Dakota, Dingman, Sandra; Paintner, Kara J. pp. [73]-78

A fungal endophyte in Canada wild rye: studies on its occurrence detection and elimination, Vinton, Mary Ann; Horning, Jayme L. pp. [79]-84

Recovering tallgrass communities in Southern Ontario: an ecosystem-based recovery plan and implementation process, Rodger, Lindsay; Woodliffe, P. Allen pp. [85]-87

What can happen to Heterostylous species in prairie restorations? The case of Lithospermum canescens (Boraginaceae), Molano-Flores, Brenda pp. [88]-91

A comparison of management techniques on plant species composition and biomass in a tallgrass prairie restoration, Randa, Lynda A.; Yunger, John A. pp. [92]-97

A sixteen year assessment of vegetational changes in prairie seed broadcast and seedling transplant sites, Kirt, Russell R. pp. [98]-106

Microbial biomass and activity in soils from virgin prairies compared with prairie restoration, forest and agricultural sites in Illinois, McKinley, Vicky L. pp. [107]-117

Characterizing three restored Andropogon gerardii Vitman (big bluestem) populations established with Illinois and non-Illinois seed: established plants and their offspring, Gustafson, Danny J.; Gibson, David J.; Nickrent, Daniel L. pp. [118]-124

Evaluation of grassland restoration at Scotts Bluff National Monument, Huddle, Julie A., et al. pp. [125]-135

Prairie/wetland complex restorations in the prairie pothole region of Iowa, Zohrer, James J. pp. [136]-137

Prairie restoration as a BMP for water quality improvement: evidence from the Walnut Creek Watershed, Jasper County, Iowa, Schilling, Keith E. pp. [138]-144

Effects of prairie restoration on water quality in the Walnust Creek Watershed, Jasper County, Iowa, Schilling, Keith E. pp. [145]-150

The Cajun Prairie restoration project, Vidrine, Malcolm F., et al. pp. [151]-154

Successional vegetation dynamics on pocket gopher mounds in an Iowa tallgrass prairie, Wolfe-Bellin, Kelly S.; Moloney, Kirk A. pp. [155]-163

Comparison of phenology, photosynthetic rates, and leaf morphology of savanna and prairie populations of shooting star (Dodecatheon meadia L.), Gustafson, Danny J.; Anderson, Roger C. pp. [164]-168

Genetic variation among remnant Iowa populations and rough blazing star (Liatris aspera Michx.), Kitchen, Duane J., et al. pp. [169]-176

Patterns of prairie plant species in Illinois landscape, Corbett, Erica A.; Anderson, Roger C. pp. [177]-181

Clonal population structure of the federal threatened Mead's milkweed, as determined by RAPD analysis, and its conservation implications, Hayworth, Douglas A., et al. pp. [182]-190

Distributional patterns of the regal fritillary butterfly (Speyeria idalia Drury) within a Wisconsin dry prairie remnant, Beilfuss, Katherine G.; Harrington, John A. pp. [191]-196

The decline of the Arogos skipper (Atrytone arogos) at Prairie Coteau in Pipestone County, Minnesota, Schlicht, Dennis W. pp. [197]-200

A comparison of avian communities occupying native and exotic grasslands in Kentucky: a preliminary study, Larkin, Jeffery L., et al. pp. [201]-205

Lepidopteran and odonate communities in the Cajun Prairie ecosystem in southwester Louisiana, Vidrine, Malcolm F., et al. pp. [206]-214

Ada Hayden, champion of Iowa prairies, Lewis, Deborah Q. pp. [215]-219

Prairie Cajuns and the Cajun Prairie: a history, Vidrine, Malcolm F., et al. pp. [220]-224

Discovering the prairie in your own backyard: a workshop introducing northern Loess Hills prairies to elementary teachers and their students, Hazlett, Brian T.; Yaeger, Jo pp. [225]-227

Electronic guide to wildflowers: maintaining an online database for natural areas, Wacha, Richard S.; Ulrick, Kelly pp. [228]-234

The Center for Prairie Studies at Grinnel College: an interdisciplinary program in place-based education, Andelson, Jonathan G. pp. [235]-238

Other papers and posters represented, pp. [239]-241 ff.

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