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Title:Baseline Quantitative Vegetation Monitoring in Terrestrial and Wetland Communities in the North Chicago Wetland Mitigation Site, Lake County, Illinois
Author(s):Taft, John B.; Kron, Zachary; Plocher, Allen E.
Subject(s):prairie
shrubland
species diversity
Amelanchier sanguinea
Illinois Tollway Authority
Abstract:Chief objectives of the 2009 baseline monitoring were to collect andanalyze data in ground-layer vegetation on species composition and diversity and to quantifycomposition, stem density, and percent canopy cover in the shrub stratum. Proposed habitatmanagement includes removal of invasive shrubs, control efforts with selected herbaceouswetland species, and localized seeding of native prairie and wetland species followed by habitatmanagement involving prescribed fire.
Issue Date:2010-02-02
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Biological surveys associated with Illinois toll highway construction activity
Technical Report INHS 2010 (07)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:Illinois Tollway Authority Grant/Contract No: 1-596616-375016-191100
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/18202
Sponsor:INHS Technical Report Prepared for Illinois Tollway Authority
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2012-02-10


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