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Field Workshop: Determining the most appropriate treatments before and after wildfire in sagebrush and piñon-juniper ecosystems

Register for this FREE field workshop

Rick Miller, Professor Emeritus of Range and Fire Ecology, OSU; Cheri Howell, Ecologist, USFS Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest; and Brad Schultz, Extension Educator, UNCE, will discuss tools to rapidly assess resilience to disturbance (ability of a treatment area to recover), evaluate resistance to invasive annuals, predict successional pathways, and determine the need and suitability for seeding on potential vegetation treatment areas and areas burned by wildfire.  These discussions will be based on two field guides, A field guide for selecting the most appropriate treatment in sagebrush and piñon-juniper ecosystems in the Great Basin, and A field guide for rapid assessment of post-wildfire recovery in sagebrush and piñon-juniper ecosystems in the Great Basin.”  

Agenda:
8:00 -  Meeting location TBD
8:30-3:00 -  Make 3-4 stops to discuss resilience/resistance as related to site conditions
5:00 - Return to meeting location
**Note: Please bring a bag lunch**

Local Contact:  Brad Schultz, 775-623-6304, schultzb@unce.unr.edu

Lodging Recommendations:
Holiday Inn Express 
1987 W Winnemucca Blvd
775-625-3100   

Winnemucca Inn 
741 W Winnemucca Blvd
775-623-2565

Best Western Gold Country Inn 
921 W Winnemucca Blvd
775-623-6999 

Pyrenees Motel
714 W Winnemucca Blvd
775-623-1116

For more information, contact Génie MontBlanc at geniemb@unr.edu or 775-784-1107. 

Earlier Event: May 21
The Fire Continuum Conference
Later Event: June 17
Nevada Youth Range Camp