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A new article by Brian Miller (USGS) and Leonardo Frid (ApexRMS) published in the journal Landscape Ecology describes the development of a new approach to represent animal-vegetation feedbacks by coupling agent-based models (ABMs) and state-and-transition simulation models (STSMs). The approach was implemented in SyncroSim by chaining together two open-source models: the NetLogo agent-based modeling platform and the ST-Sim package for modeling landscape change. The approach is demonstrated using a case study for bison vegetation interactions in Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota. This case study demonstrates how connecting ABMs and STSMs can reveal interactions between individual behaviour and landscape scale ecosystem dynamics, facilitate simulation experiments across agent and environment domains, and create more realistic management-oriented projections.