The Niobrara River is where six major biomes converge to form a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Threats to the river arise from fire exclusion leading to the expansion of ponderosa pine into grassland area, changes in microclimates, the spread of invasive plants and the high volume of visitors during peak periods.

Niobrara National Scenic River Resources and Threats

The Niobrara River is where six major biomes converge to form a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Threats to the river arise from fire exclusion leading to the expansion of ponderosa pine into grassland area, changes in microclimates, the spread of invasive plants and the high volume of visitors during peak periods.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-10
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
TypeGraphic
PublicationNorthern Great Plains Network: Using conceptual diagrams to aid communication
Project(s)Northern Great Plains Network: using conceptual diagrams to aid communication
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Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)