soil http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Study Finds Forest Growth Dictated By Bedrock, Not Just Climate http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/study-finds-forest-growth-dictated-bedrock-not-just-climate <p>A study by UW scientists finds that bedrock plays as big of a role as climate in determining how much vegetation grows in an area.</p><p>Bedrock is the layer of rock beneath the soil.</p><p>Lead author Jesse Hahm says he did the research because he was puzzled by the patchiness of forest cover.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:54:48 +0000 Willow Belden 54139 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Study Finds Forest Growth Dictated By Bedrock, Not Just Climate Agencies seek to restore native vegetation in Bighorn Basin http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/agencies-seek-restore-native-vegetation-bighorn-basin <p></p><p></p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 00:03:17 +0000 Willow Belden 42961 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Agencies seek to restore native vegetation in Bighorn Basin