Several topics were covered in the 5-day Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Class (NTC# 1730-60) in Reno, NV. The course was a collaborative effort of the BLM National Training Center and the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange and was taught by BLM, USGS, ARS, and NRCS specialists.
Topics covered included:
Landscape characterization and prioritization
Case study exercises using site characterizations and web soil surveys
Mechanical, fire, and fuel break treatments
Seeding equipment and techniques
Implementation, evaluation, the Land Treatment Digital Library (LTDL), and weather applications
Participant reflections as to the relevance of this training to their work and amount of skill or knowledge the training provided are available in this event report.
Individual presentations for the covered topics are available. Contact Génie MontBlanc 775-784-1107 to request.