Status and management of Florida's carnivorous plant communities
From the text...'Various human activities affect pitcher plant habitats and, in this report, I discuss drainage alteration, forestry techniques, fire suppression, prescribe burning and cattle grazing....In this report I will summarize information regarding the general biology and mangement of habitats containing these carnivorous plants. I have five primary goals: 1) to review the available natural history information of this unique group of plants, 2) to outline methods for measuring the stature and condition of individuals as well as populations of pitcher plants, 3) to determine how these species respond to a range of manipulations, especially those resulting from human disturbance, 4) to ascertain past and present extent of pitcher plant communities in Florida and 5) to summarize conservation concerns plus management recommendations for carnivorous plant habitats.'
Hermann, S. M. 1995. Status and management of Florida's carnivorous plant communities. Florida Nongame Wildlife Program Final Report. Tallahassee, FL, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program.
abstract okay; Apalachicola National Forest; Aristida stricta; arthropods; biogeography; bogs; carnivorous plants; community ecology; conservation; cover type conversion; Cyrillaceae; distribution; disturbance; drainage; Drosera; Drosera intermedia; ecosystem dynamics; ecotones; education; fire effects; fire frequency; fire suppression; firebreaks; Florida; forest management; grasses; grazing; herbaceous vegetation; histories; hydrology; Hypericum; insects; lightning caused fires; maps; North America; north eastern states; north Florida; phenology; pine forests; Pinguicula; Pinguicula caerulea; Pinguicula ionantha; Pinguicula pumila; Pinus palustris; plant communities; plant growth; plowing; prescribed fires; presettlement fires; public information; restoration; sampling; Sarracenia; Sarracenia flava; Sarracenia leucophylla; Sarracenia minor; Sarracenia psittacina; Sarracenia purpurea; Sarracenia rubra; savannas; season of fire; shrubs; site treatments; soil moisture; south central states; swamps; taxonomy; USA; Utricularia; vegetation surveys; wetlands; wildlife; woody plants
Climate; Fire Behavior; Fire Ecology; Fire Effects; Fire History; Fire Occurrence; Fuels; Intelligence; Mapping; Outreach; Prescribed Fire; Restoration and Rehabilitation; Social Science
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