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- Cosentino, Bradley J.; Schooley, Robert L.; Bestelmeyer, Brandon T.; Kelly, Jeffrey F.; Coffman, John M.
- ARS USDA Submissions 2014 v.29 pp. 665
- Dipodomys; animal communities; ecosystems; grasslands; habitat conservation; habitats; keystone species; landscape management; models; shrubs; soil structure; temporal variation; vegetation cover; Chihuahuan Desert; New Mexico
- ... Habitat restoration is typically focused on reestablishing suitable conditions at a local scale, but landscape constraints may be important for keystone species with limited dispersal. We tested for time lags and examined the relative importance of local and landscape constraints on the response of the banner-tailed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys spectabilis) to restoration of Chihuahuan Desert grassland ...