Riparian areas are an important resource, especially in the arid southwest, for many wildlife species. Understanding species occurrence in areas dominated by non-native vegetation is important to determine if management should be implemented. Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) is one of the most prevalent non-native trees in riparian areas in the southwest United States and can alter vegetation structure, but little is known about how medium and large carnivores use stands of saltcedar.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 32-37)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Biology