Research Brief: Fire and Wildlife- Eastern hognose snakes prefer managed habitat

  Photo by Micheal Jewel via Flickr

Photo by Micheal Jewel via Flickr

Some animals like an open canopy and some don't! For those that do, mechanical thinning and prescribed fire can help create and maintain the habitat they need. This month's research brief covers a study by Dr. Micheal Akresh and his fellow researchers tracking the habitat preferences of the Eastern hognose snake in the Montague Plains Wildlife Management Area in Western Massachusetts.

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