EASTERN REDCEDAR SCIENCE LITERACY PROJECT

Voice of Science

Cedar invasion

Eastern redcedar invasion is regarded as the largest conservation challenge in the Great Plains. The Voice of Science features science from leading experts to overcome and dispel key misunderstandings and shortcomings from past management approaches.

New Science Guide Details Better Approach for Addressing Woody Encroachment Across America’s Grasslands

New Science Guide Details Better Approach for Addressing Woody Encroachment Across America’s Grasslands

A new guide, produced through a partnership between public university extension programs in the Great Plains, the USDA-NRCS’s Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Nebraska Environmental Trust, USDA-NRCS’s Central Technical Center, and various other conservation partners, provides the first-ever framework for addressing woody encroachment, now recognized as one of the top two drivers of grassland loss in the Great Plains.

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FAQ for Scientists

The most published scientific experts on Eastern redcedar invasion give answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on the impact, invasion, and control of Eastern redcedar.

Video Series: Overcoming Misconceptions

Overcoming misconceptions about Eastern redcedar in the Plains