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Trial by Fire: A Landscape-scale Experiment in Restoring Ozark Glades


January 27, 2012

aerial shot of the Tyson Research Center A giant experiment is under way at the Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis' 2,000-acre outdoor laboratory for ecosystem studies. The experiment, led by Tiffany Knight, associate professor of biology, will test three different variables in 32 glades with the goal of establishing best practices for restoring not just degraded glade habitats, but degraded ecosystems in general. The experiment is expected to draw collaborating scientists locally and around the world. Full Story

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