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Webinar: Verification of sagebrush subspecies from seed samples and finding the right place for successful restoration

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Given the limited resources for restoration, recognizing areas where the climate will be favorable in sustaining big sagebrush will be important as climate warming is realized. Bryce Richardson, Research Geneticist, USFS RMRS, Provo, UT, discusses the climatic considerations for sagebrush subspecies and what native plants could potentially fill the void left by sagebrush in the upcoming decades as parts of the Great Basin transition to Mojave Desert. He also discusses how understanding the subspecies composition of seed used in restoration could aid in improving restoration outcomes.