Una Aventura de Aprendizaje a Distancia: CLIC AQUI 
27 de octubre desde 1-2 zona Noroeste para ver EN VIVO

Rolling acres of grassland used to stretch across the U.S.  Historically the shortgrass, mixed-grass and tallgrass prairies covered about one-fifth of North America. Today, much of the historic range of grasslands has been lost, but grasslands continue to provide rich habitats for birds, fish mammals, insects and plants as well as key ecosystem services, such as capture of carbon and water. Learn about this ecosystem and how scientists, citizens, local ranchers and farmers are working together to manage and conserve this important habitat.

Join GrasslandsLIVE for a FREE distance learning adventure for students, educators and others on May 17, 2017 from Pawnee National Grasslands in Colorado.  CLICK HERE for more information about the webcast.

Learn about:

  • The management, importance, and conservation of grasslands.
  • Birds and other animals that depend on grassland habitat.
  • The connection between grasslands in the U.S. and Mexico, Central America, and South America.
  • The role of citizens, public land management agencies, and non-governmental organizations in managing, protecting, and conserving natural resources.
  • How to participate in citizen science programs related to grasslands so that students learn the importance of being a good steward.

PastizalesEnVIVO en español

Participa con nosotros para dos transmisiones por Internet en español:

  • El 27 de octubre, desde los pastizales de la Reserva de la Biosfera de Janos en el Estado de Chihuahua (México)
  • El 17 de mayo de 2017, desde los pastizales a Pawnee National Grassland en Colorado (Estados Unidos)   

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What are grassland ecosystem services?
The health and well-being of human populations depend on the services provided by ecosystems and their components: the organisms, soil, water, and nutrients. Ecosystem Services are the process by which the environment produces resources such as clean water, forage, and range; habitat for wildlife; and pollination of native and agricultural plants.   National grassland ecosystems provide services that: Disperse seeds  Mitigate drought and floods Cycle and move nutrients Detoxify and decompose waste  Control agricultural pests ...

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