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The sensitivity of snow ephemerality to warming climate across an arid to montane vegetation gradient

View article. The Great Basin, United States is an ideal system to study snow ephemerality across a broad climate gradient. To identify the climatic controls on snow ephemerality, we analysed moderate resolution...

Now you see it, now you don’t: a case study of ephemeral snowpacks and soil moisture response in the Great Basin, USA

View article. Ephemeral snowpacks, or those that persist for < 60 continuous days, are challenging to observe and model because snow accumulation and ablation occur during the same season. This has left ephemeral snow...

National Adaptation Forum: Action today for a better tomorrow

Visit event website. The National Adaptation Forum is the gathering of the adaptation minded. Since the Forum is created by and for the members of the adaptation community, the meeting focuses on...

Gambel oak management symposium

Recordings from this event are now available. Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii) is a widespread species found throughout the US Southwest and southern Rocky Mountains. While the species has been widely studied in...

A practitioner’s menu of climate adaptation strategies and approaches for forest carbon management

Register. To support land managers interested in maintaining or enhancing forest carbon stocks and the capacity to sequester additional carbon into the future, decision makers need tools and resources to assist in...

Climate change and future wildfire in the western US: An ecological approach to nonstationarity

View paper. Most people, including many familiar with fire ecology and future climate, assume that the area burned by wildfire will increase in a warmer climate. This depends a lot on what...

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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...

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop – 3rd Annual

SAVE THE DATE The 3rd Annual (2019) workshop will be at Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

After the Flames- Workshop and Conference

View conference website. Experts warn that year-round fire season is the new normal. Wildfire is no longer “if” it will occur, but rather “when.” Wildfires burned 9,781,062 acres in the United States...