Quantifying Impacts of ATVs on Barrens Vegetation and Landscapes

Lay Summary 

We are investigating the potential impacts of ATV trails on barrens vegetation (at fine scales) and on habitat fragmentation (at landscape scales) using a case study in and around the Avalon Wilderness Preserve.

Departments 
Biology
Funding 
IBES
Themes 
Parks and Natural Areas
Environmental Impact
ATV Use
Protected Areas
Biology
Industry Sectors 
Heritage Institutions
Scientific Research and Development Services
Start date 
1 Jan 2009
End date 
31 Dec 2011