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Recovery of Red Cedar Savanna and Oak Savanna Plant Communities: Report to Pinery Provincial Park & Point Pelee National Park for the 1999 Field Season
(Biology Department, York University, 2001-06)
Executive Summary: 1. Southwestern Ontario is the most densely populated, urbanized, industrialized and intensively farmed part of Canada. The remaining natural habitat cover is 5-10%, and much of this has been subjected ...
The Distribution and Abundance of Fire-scarred Trees in Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
(Heritage Resources Center, University of Waterloo, 2006)
Pinery Provincial Park contains one of the largest remaining tracts of globally rare oak (Quercus) savanna habitat. A prescribed burn plan has reintroduced fire for conservation management. We asked how closely the burn ...
Determining appropriate fire frequencies for oak savannas in two Ontario Provincial Parks
(Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo, 2004)
Prescribed burning is a popular management tool in many prairie and savanna restorations. In Ontario's globally rare oak savanna plant communities it is viewed as a means of restoring historic disturbance regimes essential ...
Determining an appropriate fire frequency for restoration and maintenance of oak savannas in Pinery Provincial Park.
(Society for Ecological Restoration, 2004-08)
Oak Savanna habitat is globally rare. Prescribed burning is currently a widely-adopted management approach for restoring and maintaining these communities. We examined patterns of habitat recovery in the largest existing ...
A study of prescribed burns, tree and shrub layer in oak savanna plant communities in Southern Ontario: Pinery Provincial Park, Rondeau Provincial Park and Point Pelee National Park
(Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo, 2002)
Oak savanna is a rare plant community in Ontario, which has been intensely overgrazed by white-tailed deer in the study areas. The goals of the study were to: 1) assess vegetation recovery after deer herd reduction and ...
Restoration of Red Cedar Savanna Plant Communities in Point Pelee National Park
(Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo, 2000)