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Article: “Mapping Idaho Herbivores’ ‘Salad Bar’ from the Sky”

A collaborative research team from Boise State, Idaho State University and College of Idaho watch as a drone launches attached with sensors to eavesdrop on the chemical properties of plants at an Idaho field site. Photo credit, Jen Forbey.

Click to read: “Mapping Idaho Herbivores’ ‘Salad Bar’ from the Sky

May 22, 2020 by Boise State University

Dr. Jen Forbey, Professor of Biological Sciences at Boise State University, and postdoc Peter Olsoy are studying the “salad bar” options of Idaho’s sagebrush steppe. By learning where and what sage-grouse and other herbivores eat, scientists can initiate measures to protect and restore food sources.

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