The following is an excerpt from story about Wichita State University's Biology Field Station Ninnescah Reserve that appeared in the July 5 issue of The Wichita Eagle. Christopher Rogers and Don Distler, associate professors in the department of biological sciences at WSU, contributed to this report.
WSU's Ninnescah field lab preserves, explores prairie wildlife
Jul 6, 2010 8:39 AM | Print
NEAR CHENEY — A great field experiment is under way. Songs of Eastern meadowlarks and blue-gray gnatcatchers can be heard as wind brushes past prairie grass.
Dragonflies and grasshoppers flit along a well-worn trail as Christopher Rogers and Don Distler drive a pickup around 330 acres known as Wichita State University's Biology Field Station Ninnescah Reserve.
The birds, the grasses, the insects are signs the experiment is working.
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