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Restoring grasslands: Ant diversity indicates restored grasslands

Restoring grasslands: Ant diversity indicates restored grasslands

When it comes to restoring grasslands, ecologists may have another way to evaluate their progress -— ants. The more diverse the ant population, the closer a restored section of grassland is to its original state, according to one expert. When it comes to native grasslands, ants are “ecosystem engineers.”   South Dakota State University graduate […]