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Rhus michauxii – If You Burn It, They May Come

The beneficial effects of controlled burns have been discussed in a previous article: https://bwwellsassociation.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/prescribed-burns-aid-the-hoary-puccoon-lithospermum-canescens/ In that article, well planned, prescribed burns led to a large increase in numbers and a significant range extension for a population of Hoary Puccoon (Lithospermum canescens).  Rarely, prescribed … Continue reading

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Prescribed Burns Aid the Hoary Puccoon – Lithospermum canescens

Prescribed or controlled burns are an important part of the management of forest ecosystems, and have been used widely by the North Carolina State Parks. The burns not only help prevent or reduce damaging wildfires, but also control excessive amounts … Continue reading

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