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Project status update: Seedling establishment

In 2015, we continued to assess survival and growth of plants that were found as seedlings in the springs of 2007 to 2013. This year we went to 13 sites and 142 parental plants. We found a total of 162 former seedlings with 48 of those at the site East Elk Lake Road. At first, the task of reading the maps and triangulating plant positions was hard for the team. We were worried we weren’t going to finish by the end of the field season. But, once we got the hang of it, we sped through with ease.

Read other posts about this experiment.

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Start year: 2007

Location: Remnant prairies in central Minnesota

Overlaps with: demographic census in remnants

Products: Check the flog for preliminary results and annual reports.

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