Sessions Tagged With 'ecosystem'

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Prescribed fire policy barriers: Findings from a JFSP project on challenges and strategies on federal lands across the West

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:30 pm EST

USU Forestry Extension and the Southern Rockies Science Network present this special webinar: Prescribed fire is an essential management tool for restoring and maintaining fire-dependent ecosystems; however, land managers are unable to apply prescribed fire at the necessary ...

Searching for Goldilocks: Balancing Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Old-Forest Species Conservation in the Sierra Nevada, CA

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Concern over the social, economic, and ecological consequences of increasingly frequent "megafires" in California's Sierra Nevada have led some to propose large-scale forest restoration to increase ecosystem resilience. However, restoration efforts (e.g., forest...

Ecosystem Services – The Significance of Contributions by Invasive Plant Species

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

The threat to natural systems by invasive plant species was the topic of a one day symposium at the annual meetings of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. Experts in biological systems, ecological restoration, computational technologies and policy development spoke to a...