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


Photo by Micheal Jewel via Flickr
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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