Browsing UWEC Office of Research and Sponsored Programs by Subject "Earthworms"
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(2017-03-27)The objective of our study was to identify the pattern of the distribution of earthworms and ground-dwelling invertebrates on the upper and the lower terraces of Putnam Park.
(2018-05)From the time of the last glaciation, earthworms were absent from northern soils, until non-native species were accidently imported from Europe in the 1600’s. Earthworms are “ecosystem engineers” that can modify soil ...
Human Traffic and Fire Effects On Invasive Earthworm Abundance in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of Northern Minnesota (2015-04)We hypothesized that worms would be more abundant near BWCA campsites and less abundant in areas burned by the Pagami Creek Fire of 2011.
(2014-04)Invasive species are known to be major contributors to extinction events and alter ecological systems. Earthworms initially invaded North America via European colonists. Worms are major drivers of ecological change and are ...