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Tree death

Snapshot: Tree death

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Melvin George
by Melvin George on Feb 17, 2012
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At the time this photo was taken, a long-term drought had been occurring in this region of the mixed-grass prairie, resulting in death of some of the deciduous trees. Long-term periodic drought, fire, and grazing are the 3 keys forces shaping the vegetaton of the Great Plains.

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