Schoolyard Science on Konza Prairie

 


Grasshoppers

Lubber Grasshopper

 


Prairie Fires

Controlled burning is a management strategy on the prairie.


Insect Galls

The swollen stem on this Goldenrod plant is the insect gall.

 

Butterflies

Variegated Fritillary Butterfly

 

 

Plant Diversity

A mixture of warm season grasses predominate on Konza Prairie.

 

Streams

Kings Creek on Konza Prairie

 

Prairie Chickens

 

 

Bison

 

Biomass

 

 

 

Phenology

 

 

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CREDITS:

KPBS DIRECTOR: Dr. John Briggs

KPBS STAFF: Jill Haukos, Environmental Educator; Dr. Valerie Wright, Naturalist; Melissa Urick, Education Program Assistant; Adam Skibbe, LTER Information Manager

WEB DESIGNERS: Nancy Calhoun, Jincheng Gao, Hong Wang, Kathleen Jones, Maria Esperanza Andrade
LTER PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS: Dr. John Blair, Lead; Dr. John Briggs, Dr. Walter Dodds,  Dr. David Hartnett, Dr. Tony Joern, Dr. Loretta Johnson, Dr. Don Kaufman, Dr. Alan Knapp, Dr. Jesse Nippert