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Top: Aerial photography shows tree cover in the Loess Canyons of Nebraska in 2014 (Image: Google Earth) and 2016 (Image: USDA NAIP). Middle: RAP-produced maps calculating the percent cover of trees pre- and post-burn within the treatment boundary (red polygon). Lower: Time series of mean perennial forb and grass as well as tree cover from 1984 to 2017 within the burn boundary (gray bar in 2015 denotes treatment year).

Top: Aerial photography shows tree cover in the Loess Canyons of Nebraska in 2014 (Image: Google Earth) and 2016 (Image: USDA NAIP). Middle: RAP-produced maps calculating the percent cover of trees pre- and post-burn within the treatment boundary (red polygon). Lower: Time series of mean perennial forb and grass as well as tree cover from 1984 to 2017 within the burn boundary (gray bar in 2015 denotes treatment year).