University of Kansas Field Station
September 10, 2012
July 24, 2012 in Education, Native plants, Prairie
June 17, 2012 in Education, Native plants, Prairie, Special events
June 4, 2012
Eight students receive awards from the KU Field Station small grants program to support research at the field station
May 17, 2012 in Funding, Graduate Student Opportunity, Research
May 10, 2012
A story in the Lawrence Journal World reports on the new trailhead structure at the KU Field Station being built in honor of Lawrence biology teachers Janet and Stan Roth. The structure has been designed and constructed by students from KU's School of Architecture. Read story here.
August 2, 2011 in Agriculture, Grasslands, Native plants, Prairie, Workshops
The KU Field Station, in conjunction with K-State Research and Extension, is hosting a workshop on the biology and control of Sericea Lespedeza on Thursday, September 1, 2011, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Armitage Education Center, 350 Wild Horse Road, Lawrence. (Map and directions are available here )
Sericea Lespedeza is an exotic, invasive perennial plant that is spreading rapidly and doing damage in northeast Kansas. It threatens the tallgrass prairie ecosystem in many ways including potential impacts on livestock grazing and haying, water quality, wildlife habitat and native plant diversity, and economic stability.
Dr. Walter Fick, Associate Professor ...
February 8, 2011 in KUERG, Publications, Research
Part of Lisa Tiemann's work at the KU Field Station has been published in Ecosystems. You can see the citation and obtain a pdf at the Billings lab website (http://www.kbs.ku.edu/people/staff_www/billings/index.html).
August 31, 2010 in Prairie, Publications, Research
The Rockefeller Prairie, a 10-acre remnant of original prairie north of Lawrence at the University of Kansas Field Station, was featured in an article on prescribed burning in the Summer 2010 issue of KU Giving from the KU Endowment Association (link to article).