Resources & references

Botany (Plant ID, seed, and seedling ID) – Books
Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Texas by B.L. Turner, Holly Nichols, Geoffrey Denny, and Oded Doron

Field Guide to Wildflowers of Nebraska and the Great Plains (Second Edition) by Jon Farrar

How to Identify Grasses & Grasslike Plants by H.D. Harrington

Mountain Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies: Revealing their Natural History by Carolyn Dodson and William W. Dunmire

North American Wildland Plants: A Field Guide (Second Edition) by James Stubbendieck, Stehpan L. Hatch, and Neal M. Bryan

Shinners and Mahler’s Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas by George M. Diggs, Jr., Barney L. Lipscomb, & Robert J. O’Kennon

Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide by Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller

Botany (Plant ID, seed, and seedling ID) – Online resources
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildfower Center’s Seedling Recognition Project

A digital seed, seedling, and fruit guide to prairie plants.  Produced by Eastern Illinois University

Fire Ecology – Books
Fire Ecology: United States and Canada –  Henry A. Wright and Arthur W. Bailey

Fire Science – Regional Ecoregions
Great Plains –
Oak Woodlands –
Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna –

Grassland and Prairie, Management and Ecology – Books
The Desert Grassland – edited by Mitchel P. McClaran and Thomas R. Van Devender

The Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States by Chris Helzer

Native Prairie Hay Meadows – A Landowner’s Management Guide by Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory of the Kansas Biological Survey

North American Savanna, Management and Ecology – Books
Ecology and Management of North American Savannas by Guy R. McPherson

Prairie Restoration – Online Resrouces
Peter Schramm’s excellent paper on establishing and managing prairies
A great restoration manual for prairies and wetlands in Eastern Nebraska.
Prairie Plains Resource Institute

Prairie Restoration – Books
A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction by Carl Kurtz

Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie: An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper Midwest by Shirley Shirley

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook: For Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands Edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mutel

Prescribed Burning – Online Resources
– Oklahoma Prescribed Burning Handbook – OK Coop Extension, DASNR, Oklahoma State University

Range Management – Books
Range Management: Principles and Practices (6th Edition) by Jerry L. Holecheck, Rex D. Pieper, and Carlton H. Herbel

Road Building – Online Resources
A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land: Water Harvesting from Low-standard Rural Roads by Bill Zeedyk

Wildlife – Books
American Bison – A Natural History by Dale F. Lott