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Author Archives: Sherry Leis

About Sherry Leis

I am the Coordinator for Great Plains Fire Science Exchange. My work is focused on the fire ecology of the Great Plains through monitoring and planning as well as information exchange.

In search of a cool spot

I drank the heterogeneity punch during my days as a graduate student. Ecologists use the term heterogeneity to describe the notion that variability in the landscape benefits species as a whole. There are many research projects in the Great Plains that …

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Get to know the fire community-Al Steuter

Get to know Al Steuter in our interview series. Al discusses how he came to think about the synergy of fire and grazing as well as working with burn associations. A particularly productive brain-storming session occurred overlooking the South Unit of the Cross Ranch Preserve, ND….

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