South Dakota State University
This publication is a review of selected literature about prescribed burning in the Northern Great Plains for management of wildlife. It discusses the effect of fire on soil nutrients and minerals, upland grasses and forbs, undesirable species, shrubs, trees, certain plant species, emergent vegetation in prairie wetlands, insects, nongame birds, upland game birds, waterfowl, shorebirds, small mammals, and livestock.
Higgins, Kenneth F.; Kruse, Arnold D.; and Piehl, James L., "Effects of Fire in the Northern Great Plains" (1989). SDSU Extension Circulars. 922.