Sessions Tagged With 'sagebrush'

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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...

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...

Restoring Sagebrush Rangelands in the Great Basin

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 12:00 am EST

An Introduction to alternate land management strategies.