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Native Mycorrhizal Fungi and Whitebark Pine Restoration

Register. Whitebark pine is an iconic, five-needle, high-elevation pine whose existence is threatened by an exotic rust, mountain pine beetles, fire suppression, and climate change. Its distribution is limited to western North...

New Reforestation Practices for Post-Wildfire Landscapes: Building Early Resilience

Register. The increasing frequency and severity of fire and drought events have negatively impacted the capacity and success of reforestation efforts in many dry, western forests. Challenges to reforestation include the size,...

Conservation Efforts Database: Single-Record Entry and the Interactive Map

Register. Join the webinar that walks through processes to register for a Conservation Efforts Database User Profile and how we enter information using the ‘single-record’ entry option. Lastly, we’ll touch on the...

Conservation Efforts Database: Batch Uploading and Approving

Register. In this webinar, the Conservation Efforts Database Team guides you through the process to populate the Batch Upload Template with information from existing databases/datasets. We’ll also discuss ‘Approving Officials’, their role,...

Use of the Target Plant Concept to Promote Successful Post-Fire Restoration

Register. Restoration of severely burned forest lands is limited in the southwestern US primarily due to a lack of research and resources. For those areas that have been reforested, there has been...

SageSuccess Project Findings

Recording of Part I (2/20) Recording of Part II (2/21) The SageSuccess Project, a joint USGS, BLM, and USFWS effort, examines the factors contributing to big sagebrush establishment across the range of...

Conservation districts and invasive species management

The Western Governors’ Association hosted this webinar featuring representatives from conservation districts in Hawaii, Oregon and New Mexico discussing innovative, cross-boundary efforts to manage invasive species. Panelists also highlighted how Natural Resources...

Smoke exposure health effects and mitigations for wildland fire personnel

View webinar recording. Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, during wildland fire management assignments across the U.S. each year. In this webinar, Kathleen Navarro, PhD, presented...

Engaging fires before they start: Spatial fire planning for the 21st Century

View webinar recording. New fire management paradigms are emerging that recognize fire is inevitable, and in many cases desirable. During this webinar you will be introduced to a new process for spatial...

Unraveling the complexity of mixed severity fire regimes: New insights from three Rocky Mountain ecosystems

Register.  In this webinar, Dr. Cameron Naficy will present findings from a synthesis of multiple projects conducted in 3 unique mixed-severity ecosystems from the Rocky Mountains of the U.S. and Canada. He...