SageSTEP News: Issue 17 – Perennials and invasibility, science to inform management, & birds as indicators

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In this issue:

  • Examining the influence of gap size between perennial plants as an indicator of a sagebrush system’s resilience, or of a site’s ability to recover from disturbance versus converting to cheatgrass.
  • Interview with Brad Jessop, Fire and Fuels Natural Resources Specialist, BLM, to get a manager’s perspective on how research information is typically used by public land managers and how continued long-term monitoring of our study plots could be useful to managers