Study guides for chapter readings

Journal entry guidelines

Grading rubric for journal entries

Grassland Mammal list

                Grassland Bird list

Lecture Topics:

Introduction to Prairies + Tallgrass Prairies

Great Plains (and prairie wetlands)

Grasslands video notesheet

N.A. grassland origins, IL prairie history

Shortgrass Prairies

Autecology: prairie plants (prairie plant adaptations)

Communities and Populations

Soils

Autecology: Animals (prairie animal adaptations)

Landscape Ecology and Prairie Conservation

Nutrient cycling and disturbance

Introduction to prairie restoration

Prairie management: prescribed burning

 

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