Sites

CaseStudy-KennebunkPlains - Liastris cre

Habitat Treatments

Fire is usually the best way to preserve the native plant communities  - but prescribed fire is not always possible. This project aims to

Nomada maculata _ USGS Bee Inventory and

Species

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CaseStudy-KennebunkPlains - Liastris cre

Sites

Fire-adapted habitats are found throughout the Northeast Region.

Nomada maculata
Nomada maculata

Many rare bees, butterflies, and moths rely on these fire-adapted habitats. (credit: USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab)

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Discovery_Trail_in_Albany_Pine_Bush_Pres

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CaseStudy-KennebunkPlains - Liastris cre
CaseStudy-KennebunkPlains - Liastris cre

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Nomada maculata
Nomada maculata

Many rare bees, butterflies, and moths rely on these fire-adapted habitats. (credit: USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab)

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Sites in the network have identified XXX species of bees and XX moths and butterflies. Monitoring efforts will help us determine which of these species require fire-adapted habitats.

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Fire-adapted habitats

Fire-adapted habitats have well-drained soils and plants that survive fires that occur frequently with low intensity. Many sites have sandy or shaly soils.