Terrestrial Research Areas

ND-LEEF has several areas where terrestrial research can be conducted.  There is a 0.56 ha dedicated terrestrial research area.  The terrestrial research area consists of an “old-field” type plant community with all woody vegetation removed from the site in the spring of 2013.  In addition to the dedicated research areas, there is also 2.4 ha of restored prairie (seeded fall 2012 and spring 2013) and approximately 8 ha of “old field” community with woody vegetation (sycamore).  110 v electric power and potable water are available at the dedicated terrestrial research area.

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