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Vegetation resilience, the role of the perennial herbaceous understory and intact sagebrush – 2011 workshop presentations
May 24, 2011 - May 25, 2011
The Great Basin Fire Science Exchange and Nevada Partners for Conservation and Development co-hosted this workshop that addressed maintenance of intact sagebrush communities in the face of multiple ecological stressors.
Workshop presentations available in pdf format:
- Needs assessment synthesis and workshop intro – Génie MontBlanc, University of Nevada, Reno
- Vegetation resilience and the importance of the herbaceous understory –Jeanne Chambers, US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
- Vegetation monitoring and issues of scale – Pat Shaver, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
- Defining an intact sagebrush community – Brad Schultz, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
- Current status of ungulates in sagebrush systems and managing for healthy populations – Tony Wasley, Nevada Department of Wildlife
- Wildlife/habitat relationships within the intact sagebrush-grass continuum – Kent McAdoo, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
- Managing habitats for sage-grouse: do we need a sagebrush management decision support tool? – Clinton McCarthy, USDA Forest Service
- Collaboration in restoration – Lee Turner, Nevada Partners for Conservation and Development, Nevada Department of Wildlife
- Go big or go home: planning and implementing vegetation management projects at a meaningful scale – Paul Briggs, Bureau of Land Management
- Development and use of forbs in restoration – Scott Jensen, USDA Forest Service
- Synergistic monitoring project results and management implications – John Swanson, University of Nevada, Reno