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A strategy for defining the reference for land health and degradation assessments

View paper. This paper (1) provides a review of conditions under which historic reference information is and is not required to meet management and policy objectives, (2) summarizes current approaches to defining...

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Using state and transition models to determine the cost of ecosystem services

View article. A ranch-level model using state-and-transitions models for three ecological sites is used to determine the trade-offs of providing various ecosystem services. The hypothetical ranch is located in northern Colorado and...

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Collaborative adaptive rangeland management fosters management-science partnerships

View article. This study evaluated management decision making as representatives from government agencies and conservation nongovernmental organizations, ranchers, and interdisciplinary researchers worked within the Collaborative Adaptive Rangeland Management (CAMP) experiment to 1)...

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Foundational all-lands data for improving decisions in land management

Access recording. The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Policy Analysis has invited LANDFIRE,  to present a seminar, Foundational All-Lands Data for Improving Decisions in Land Management, on September 10, 2018,...

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Collaborative spatial planning using the Great Basin LCC’s Conservation Planning Atlas

Access recording. The GBLCC Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA) is an important aspect of our effort to engage a landscape focus and best available science toward improving collaboration and maximizing conservation efforts in...

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Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS)

Visit IFTDSS site. IFTDSS is a web-based software and data integration framework that organizes previously existing and newly developed fire and fuels software applications to make fuels treatment planning and analysis more...

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Decision support tools for natural resource managers in sagebrush communities and across the Pacific Northwest

Access workshop resources. The Conservation Biology Institute, the Great Basin LCC, Oregon State University, and EcoAdapt hosted a workshop that presented a series of decision support tools for land managers in the PNW. You...

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Decision support tools for natural resource managers in sagebrush communities and across the Pacific Northwest

View workshop resources. The Conservation Biology Institute, the Great Basin LCC, Oregon State University, and EcoAdapt hosted a workshop to present a series of decision support tools for land managers in the...

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Weather variability and forecasting tools for short and long term restoration planning

In this webinar, Stuart Hardegree, Plant Physiologist, USDA ARS Northwest Watershed Research Center, Boise, ID, discusses weather variability and forecasting tools for short- and long-term restoration planning in the Great Basin. Webinar...

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Discussion of objective-setting for resumption of grazing following wildfire and rehabilitation activities

Webinar brief. In this webinar, David Pyke, Plant Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, discusses setting objectives for resumption of grazing post-fire/rehabilitation activities. Webinar recording