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Unpublished manuscript.


Copyright 2012, the authors. Used by permission.


The Nature Conservancy owns Arapaho Prairie, a 1,298-acre property in Arthur County, in western Nebraska.

On the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Cedar Point Biological Station, Habitats Web page (available at, Arapaho Prairie is described: “Arapaho Prairie [is] home to numerous experiments that have shaped our understanding of nature. … Arapaho Prairie, owned by the Nature Conservancy, is two square miles of ungrazed sandhills prairie in Arthur County. It is managed by Cedar Point and was purchased expressly for our researchers and courses. There is a prep building and automated weather station on the prairie.”

Topographic and soil maps of Arapaho Prairie are available at and, respectively.