Evaluating Effects of Fire Management Policy on Vegetation Communities in the Okefenokee Swamp Georgia
- McCloskey, Jon T.
University of Maine Graduate School
Initially my goal was to examine relationships between vegetation composition and structure and amphibian abundance within Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (ONWR). Unfortunately, the data were unsuitable for extrapolating species-habitat relationships beyond the sampled areas (Appendix A). Therefore, I examined ways of restoring natural processes (i.e., fire) responsible for creating vegetative diversity and patchiness within which amphibians have evolved.
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