RS 630 - Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands

  • 3 credits

Distributions and climatic controls on grassland and shrubland plant communities.

Prerequisite

NR 565.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Optional

  • Grasses & Grassland Ecology, 9th Ed. (2009)
    Gibson
    ISBN: 9780198529194

Instructors

Jayne Jonas-Bratten

jayne.jonas-bratten@colostate.edu

Jayne Jonas-Bratten is a research scholar in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship. Her research focuses broadly on restoration ecology and grassland ecology, with particular interests in plant-insect interactions and ecological statistics.

Dr. Jonas-Bratten earned a Ph.D. in Biology and an M.S. in Entomology at Kansas State University, and a B.S. in Life Sciences from Wayne State College.

Jayne has taught the on-campus courses RS351 Wildland Ecosystems in a Changing World; RS432/532 Rangeland Sampling; NR578 Ecology of Disturbed Lands; and currently teaches two online courses, NR678 Advanced Ecological Restoration and RS630 Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands.

Jayne is currently President of the Great Plains Natural Sciences Society, is actively involved in the Central Rockies chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration, and is a member of the Ecological Society of America.

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