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Rx Fire on Private Lands Workshop 2019

More information and to register. A two day workshop May 17-18 at Blodgett Forest Research Station, Georgetown, CA – designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning...

Northern California Rx Fire Council Meeting 2019

Visit website. The 2019 meeting will be May 7-8 in Humboldt County. Save the Date!

View brief. Strategically placed landscape area fuel treatments in the Sierra Nevada were put to the test in this study when the American Fire burned through previously treated areas. Both fire effects...

Changes in surface and crown fuels 32 years following mountain pine beetle in sc OR

View article. Our key findings concerning changing fuels and forest structure following a MPB epidemic in south-central Oregon lodgepole pine forests include: 1-h fuels and litter changed little over time, surface fuel...

Conifer removal benefits sage-grouse, other birds, and rangeland productivity

View brief. Large-scale encroached conifer removal is an increasingly widespread practice that benefits rangeland productivity and restores habitat quality for sagegrouse and other sagebrush-dependent wildlife. Recent studies show that after encroached conifers...

Oregon Prescribed Fire Council Meeting 2019

SAVE THE DATE The Oregon Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting is set for June 4-5, 2019 at the Fremont-Winema National Forest Headquarters in Lakeview. Stay tuned for details including an agenda, lodging,...

Idaho Forest Restoration Partnership Workshop 2019

Visit IDFRP website. The Idaho Forest Restoration Partnership (IDFRP) invites Idaho forest collaborative groups to participate in a two day workshop- Shared Stewardship: Building a Common Vision for Idaho. The workshop brings...

Evaluating collaborative progress in natural resource management

View paper. In this paper, we present a reflexive examination of how and why we, an academic and a practitioner, arrive at different evaluations of collaborative progress in natural resource management. We...

New strategy for protecting watersheds in a warming world

View article. In increasingly arid regions such as the western U.S., water managers are learning that careful management and restoration of watershed ecosystems, including thinning trees and conducting prescribed burns, are important...

Nevada Society for Range Management Suggested Reading – Winter 2019

View abstracts. Abstracts of Recent Papers on Range Management in the West. Prepared by Charlie Clements, Rangeland Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Reno, NV