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Grasslands is published four times year with feature articles about native grasses, restoration, land management, current conservation efforts, and (of course) grassland habitat. We post issues here for free access one year after their print date. 

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Grasslands Journal Issue Archive-Free access

Grasslands Vol 27, No. 4 - Fall 2017  

Inside:

  • Re-watering Rangeland for Drought Resistance
  • Landscaping with Natives - Sticky Plants in Your Garden 
  • Species Spotlight: Western Meadowlark
  • Visit a Grassland: Point St. George
  • Progress Report: Tumbleweed on California's Central Coast


Vol. 27. No. 3 - Summer 2017 -Special Issue - Critters in the Grasslands

  • California's Central Valley: A Winter Paradise for North America's Raptors
  • Game Species management and Economics of Hunting Enterprises in California Grasslands
  • Species Spotlight: Crab Spider
  • Announcing a new Grasslands Series: Native Landscaping Snapshots
 Vol. 27. No. 2 -  Spring 2017 Special Issue: Climate Change and Grasslands
         Appendix to Volume 27 (2)

Feature Articles:

  • California's Drier Future: What Will it Mean for Grasslands?
  • Soil Characteristics Influence Drought Tolerance of Perennial Plants During Mediterranean Summers or Projected Climate Changes
  • Experimental Approaches to Addressing Climate Change Challenges in Prairie Restoration
  • Species Spotlight: Douglas' Meadowfoam

    Vol. 27. No. 1 - Winter 2017 

    Feature Articles:

    • Sleeping Beneath the Weeds: Unearthing California Native Seeds
    • In Search of an "Honest" Grass
    • Visit a Grassland: Jepson Prairie Preserve, Solano County

    Vol. 26. No. 4 - Fall 2016

         Supplemental materials: References and Appendix

       Feature Articles:

    • Restoring Native Coastal Prairies on California's Lost Coast
    • Seedbanks in Restored and Degraded Annual California Grasslands: Implications for Management
    • Breeding Systems and Hybridization Potential of Native Grassland Species

    Vol. 26. No.3 - Summer 2016

    Feature Articles:

    • Topography, Nitrogen and the Growth of Stipa pulchra
    • Santa Rosa Plateau Habitat Studies and Restoration Program
    • Diversifying  Revegetated Native Grassland Communities with Native Wildflowers

    Vol. 26. No.2 - Spring 2016

    Vol. 26, No. 1 - Winter 2016

    Vol. 25, No. 4 - Fall 2015

    Vol. 25, No. 3 - Summer 2015

                Vol. 25, No. 3 - Summer 2015 Appendix A 
      Vol 25, No. 2 - Spring 2015

      Vol. 25, No. 1 - Winter 2015

      Vol. 24, No. 4 - Fall 2014

      Vol. 24, No. 3 - Summer 2014

      Vol. 24, No. 2 - Spring 2014 Special Issue:Drought Management

      Vol. 24. No. 1 - Winter 2014

      Vol. 23, No. 4 - Fall 2013

      Vol. 23, No. 3 - Summer 2013

      Vol. 23, No. 2 - Spring 2013

      Vol. 23, No. 1 - Winter 2013

      Vol. 22, No. 4 - Fall 2012

      Vol. 22, No. 3 - Summer 2012

      Vol. 22, No. 2 - Spring 2012

      Vol. 22, No. 1 - Winter 2012

      Vol. 21, No. 4 - Fall 2011

      Vol. 21, No. 3 - Summer 2011

      Vol. 21, No. 2 - Spring 2011

      Vol. 21, No. 1 - Winter 2011

      Vol. 20, No. 4 - Fall 2010 (missing pages 16  17) Feature Article- The Marin Carbon Project: Theory in Practice

      Vol 20, No. 3 - Summer 2010 (missing cover) Feature Article- An Overview of North Coast Grasses

      Vol. 20, No. 2 - Spring 2010 Feature Article- Regenerating Disturbed Soils to Sustain Vegetation by Vic Claassen & Jim Hanson

      Vol. 20, No. 1 - Winter 2010 

      Vol. 19, No. 4 - Fall 2009 Feature Article- Conservation Management of California's Coastal Prairie

      Vol. 19, No. 2 - Spring 2009 Feature Article-Italian Ryegrass: A New Central Coast Dominant? 

      Vol. 19, No. 1 - Winter 2009 Feature Article- Life Histories of Vernal Pool Annual Grasses


      Grasslands Newsletters

      October 1992 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article- Grassland Restoration in California, by David Amme

      September 1992 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Articles-

      -Perennial Grasses for Roadside Weed Control, by Ted Adams & John Menke

      -Sampling Scheme for Germplasm Conservation & Analysis of Genetic Variation in California Native Grasses: A Suggested Strategy, by Margi Oard

      May 1992 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article- Seeding After Wildfire in California, by David Amme & Ted Adams

      February 1992 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article- Mycorrhizae and Restoration of Native Grasslands, by T.V. St. John

      October 1991 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article-Grazing and Fire Management, by John W. Menke

      July 1991 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article- Notes on Native Grasses, by Judith Lowry

      April 1991 CNGA Grasslands Newsletter Feature Article- Working with Native Perennial Grasses, by Davis Amme









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