The Faces and Facets of #SagebrushCountry

The Faces and Facets of #SagebrushCountry

A social media-based campaign called People of the Sage took place throughout the month of September to celebrate and highlight a mere handful of people working on the different facets of sagebrush country. Numerous partners in SageWest, a communications network, participated by sharing messages from people that live and work in this uniquely Western landscape. 

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Workshop

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Workshop

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop—All Hands, All Lands: Implementation Rooted in Science will be in Reno, Nevada April 25-27, 2017. The  International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategic Committees. 

2016 Resilience and Resistance Field Workshop Reports

2016 Resilience and Resistance Field Workshop Reports

Rick Miller, Professor Emeritus of Range and Fire Ecology, and local hosts will discuss tools to rapidly assess resilience to disturbance (ability of a treatment area to recover), 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. 

Restoration Handbook for Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems with Emphasis on Greater Sage-grouse Habitat

Restoration Handbook for Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems with Emphasis on Greater Sage-grouse Habitat

Blending ecosystem realities with species specific needs provides an ecologically based framework for strategically focusing restoration measures to support species of conservation concern over the short and long term.
By using the concepts established here, we set the stage for two decision support tools. One will address decisions relating to landscape objectives and outcomes and the second relates to site-specific restoration.