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National Seed Strategy: Making progress

View progress report. This document highlights work being done to address each goal of the Seed Strategy, followed by ecoregional projects that illustrate the extent of collaborations that are underway to lay...

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The impacts of increasing drought on forest dynamics, structure, and biodiversity in the United States

View report. This report synthesized insights from current understanding of drought impacts at stand-to-biogeographic scales, including management options, and we identify challenges to be addressed with new research. Large stand-level shifts underway...

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Riparian research and management: Past, present, future – Volume 1

View report. Fifty years ago, riparian habitats were not recognized for their extensive and critical contributions to wildlife and the ecosystem function of watersheds. This changed as riparian values were identified and...

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To masticate or not: Useful tips for treating forest, woodland, and shrubland vegetation

View report. This report synthesizes the current knowledge on mastication as a forest management tool. It found that excavators, skid steers, and tractors can all be carrier machines and different types of...

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Seedling-based ecology, management, and restoration in aspen (Populus tremuloides)

View synthesis. This synthesis presents existing information and identifies critical knowledge gaps in our understanding of seed-based aspen regeneration, in particular as it relates to flowering and seed production, as well as...

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Shifting global fire regimes: Lessons from reburns and research needs

View synthesis. This study reviews published studies on reburns in fire-adapted ecosystems of the world, including temperate forests of North America, semi-arid forests and rangelands, tropical and subtropical forests, grasslands and savannas,...

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Common ground regarding the role of wildfire in forested landscapes of the western US

View report. A group of people knowledgeable about wildland fire have produced a 52-page document that attempts to assemble and summarize areas of agreement and disagreement regarding the management of forested areas...

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Hard-copy resources available to you

Want to beef-up your library? You can request the following resources in hard copy from Génie (listed in order of most recent publication date). You can also add them to your electronic...

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Fire regimes of mountain big sagebrush communities – Review from FEIS

View synthesis. This synthesis summarizes information available in the scientific literature on historical patterns and contemporary changes in fuels and fire regimes in mountain big sagebrush communities. This literature suggests that presettlement...

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Fuels guide and database for intact and invaded big sagebrush ecological sites – User manual

View guide. The Fuels Guide and Database (FGD) is intended to provide fuel loading and vegetation information for big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) ecological sites in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of...