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Sagebrush responses to shifting climate and fire disturbances

Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:00 am EST

This presentation by Matthew Germino, USGS Research Ecologist, will address issues confronting preservation and restoration of big sagebrush, focusing on climate, wildfire, and invasives. Preliminary and published insights on climate responses of sagebrush and implications for...

Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project: Summary Of Short-Term Results

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:00 am EST

In 2006, SageSTEP scientists and their manager partners began evaluating restoration treatments at 18 study sites. They have measured ecosystem response to prescribed fire, clearcutting, tree shredding, mowing, and herbicides. Collaborators at universities and government...

The Role of Fire in Shortgrass Rangeland

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:00 am EST

The Role of Fire in Shortgrass Rangeland presented by David J. Augustine.

Brush Treatments for Wildlife Considerations

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

If you are dealing with wildlife and have oak brush, juniper, even sagebrush vegetation on your property, learn about some treatment options that can be implemented to help draw more browsing and grazing wildlife. Presented by Russ Knight, Wildlife Biologist, USDA-NRCS in...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Common Standards and Procedures

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presented by: Mike Pellant Great Basin Restoration Initiative Coordinator, USDI BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, ID Sherm Karl, Rangeland Ecologist, USDI BLM Division of Resource Inventory, Denver, CO Homer Sanchez, Rangeland Management Specialist, USDA...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Future Opportunities

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the seventh session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. This...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Use and Benefits Part 2

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the sixth session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. This...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Use and Benefits Part 1

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the fifth session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. This...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Common Standards and Procedures

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the final session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. This...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Data Mining Part 2

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This is the fourth session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. Session...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Data Mining Part 1

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This is the third session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. Session...

Ecological Site Descriptions: Concepts and components of State-And-Transition Models

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the second session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. Session 2...

Ecological Site Descriptions: History, uses, and relationship of Ecological Sites to soil maps

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:00 am EDT

This is the first session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions. Session one...

Livestock Grazing Effects On Fuels Loads For Wildland Fire In Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT

Karen Launchbaugh and Eva Strand, Professors of Rangeland Ecology and Management at the University of Idaho, discuss ways that contemporary livestock grazing practices affect the extent and severity of fires in sagebrush, including cumulative effects that occur on decadal...

Rangeland Trend Monitoring

Monday, November 5, 2012 at 10:00 am EST

Rangeland trend monitoring helps you see the direction of change on your ranchland over a long period of time and allows development of a long-term ranch management program. In this video, Montana ranchers demonstrate how they monitor trend on their rangelands and talk about...