Shrubs winning race

Shrubs winning race

Fewer grasses replacing dead aspen, Cortez researcher finds
For his project, Anderegg drew “transects” – straight lines – through aspen stands and set up alternating 1-meter-square plots on either side. For some of the project, begun in July 2011 near Durango, he was aided by his brother Leander.
This aspen understory near Dolores showed sudden aspen decline in July 2011. Shrubs may be replacing aspen before grasses, doctoral candidate William Anderegg’s study indicates.

Shrubs winning race

For his project, Anderegg drew “transects” – straight lines – through aspen stands and set up alternating 1-meter-square plots on either side. For some of the project, begun in July 2011 near Durango, he was aided by his brother Leander.
This aspen understory near Dolores showed sudden aspen decline in July 2011. Shrubs may be replacing aspen before grasses, doctoral candidate William Anderegg’s study indicates.
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