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A Prairie Problem

 


Individual Roles

University Biologist

Your role is to describe the prairie environment of the past and provide information about the loss of valuable ecosystems. Your research should explain why prairies are becoming extinct and what role the prairie plays in America's rich biological diversity.

Resources:
Strengthening the Use of Science in Achieving the Goals of the Endangered Species Act

A Guide to Urban Habitat Conservation Planning
How does this give land owners more flexibility and control?

Habitat Conservation Plans Fact Sheet

Benefits of Habitat Conservation Plans

Weeds Gone Wild
How will invasive alien (exotic, nonnative) plants threaten and impact native flora, fauna, and natural ecosystems of the United States? What if prevention efforts are not implemented?

 

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Build A Prairie Who Was Albert Lea? History Detective
Mystery Photo Albert's Great Adventure
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