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Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII – 2013 Presentations

March 26, 2013 - March 27, 2013

Speaker at the podium in front of an audience

Presentation recordings from the Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII are being hosted on the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange YouTube channel:
Functional restoration – Kas Dumroese, RMRS
Exploring root-soil interactions to find new ways of controlling weeds – Andrew Kulmatiski, USU
Weed-suppressing bacteria from the outlook of a CWMA – Tom Yankey, Washington Co. Weed Board
New insights into the genetic relationships and adaptive variation of big sagebrush species – Bryce Richardson, RMRS
Big sagebrush demographics: is there an analogous foundation species? – Amy Forman, INL
Sagebrush responses to climate: experimental insight from the Snake River Plain – Lar Svenson and Matt Germino, USGS
Genecology of three native bunchgrasses: implications for management during climate change – Francis Kilkenny, RMRS
Ecological genetics and seed zones: home on the range – Richard Johnson, ARS
Local ecotypes for disturbed land restoration: ideals and realities – Val Anderson, BYU
Performance of bluebunch and Snake River wheatgrass populations in the eastern Great Basin – Tom Jones, ARS
Options for native plant material development – Steve Parr, UDWR
Utah trefoil (Lotus utahensis): a legume for the southern Great Basin – Doug Johnson, ARS
Eriogonum corymbosum in the landscape: a common garden study – Graham Hunter, USU
Agronomic production of native lupines – Jason Stettler
Ecologically appropriate plant materials for functional restoration – Tom Jones, ARS
Sixty-five years of cheatgrass control research: a model for the future emerges – Tom Monaco, ARS
Understanding disturbance response and restoration options: utilizing state and transition models – Erica Freese, UNR
Novel ecosystems: intervening in the new ecological world order – Tom Jones, ARS
Winter environmental conditions have large effects on grass recruitment – Jeremy James, UC
Plant material comparison from germination predictions in the Great Basin – Nathan Cline, BYU
Using a combination of short-term irrigation and native grasses to overcome restoration barriers – Lauren Porensky, ARS
Redefining recruitment strategies – Julie Larson, OSU
Direct seeding methods to establish wetlands – Derek Tilley, NRCS
Improving habitat management with ecological site classifications – Jamin Johanson, NRCS
Pollinator planting demonstration – Loren St. John, NRCS
Habitat restoration projects in Utah and the use of plant materials – Danny Summers, UDWR
Native seed in the BLM: status, trends, and what’s next – Paul Krabacher, BLM
Interaction between the American Seed Trade Association and the native seed industry – Mark Mustoe, CSC
Oil and gas restoration: challenges with native seed – Steven Paulsen, CSR
Restoring North America’s sagebrush-steppe ecosystem using seed enhancement technologies – Matt Madsen, ARS

This workshop was sponsored by the Boise State University Department of Biological Sciences and the USDA Agricultural Research Service.


March 26, 2013
March 27, 2013


Boise, ID
Boise, United States