Tag: fire regimes

February 11, 2020

Prescribed fires burn turtles but may help egg-laying females

Prescribed fires may kill individual box turtles, but the aftermath produces favorable plots for egg-laying females. “The fire does create this challenging habitat around them by altering the availability of...

September 23, 2019

Armadillo likely damaged endangered flowers

A nonnative armadillo is the likely culprit in a case involving damaged endangered coneflowers in Georgia. “We looked over the site very thoroughly because obviously from the naked eye, it...

April 24, 2019

Severe wildfires give a boost to native bees

The hottest flames may bring the most sting when it comes to native bee numbers, according to researchers in Oregon. “We basically found that there were both abundant bee communities...