Tag: succession

First signs of life on barren land

All you need to know about pioneer species

An ecological succession begins when barren land is colonized by pioneer species. The process occurs in multiple steps, described in this post.

Landscape ecology: A patchwork display

What’s beautiful (and horrible to a person with OCD) about a landscape is the diversity you find within it. A landscape, at any scale, has a variety of different features that are clearly visible. The variety may be in color, in species composition, in successional stages, landforms, etc. […]