Wednesday , 18 October 2017

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Agricultural Set-aside Programs and Grassland Birds: Insights from Broad-scale Population Trends

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a voluntary set-aside program in the United States designed to ameliorate soil erosion, control crop overproduction, enhance water quality, and provide wildlife habitat by replacing crops with other forms of land cover. Because CRP includes primarily grass habitats, it has great potential to benefit declining North American grassland bird populations. We looked at the …

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