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Secondary invasions of noxious weeds associated with control of invasive Tamarix are frequent, idiosyncratic and persistent

View article. In a collaborative study, we monitored plant species composition following control of non-native Tamarix trees along southwestern U.S. rivers using defoliation by an introduced biocontrol beetle, and three physical removal...

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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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A proposed mechanism for high pathogen-caused mortality in the seed bank of an invasive annual grass

View paper. Pyrenophora semeniperda can infect nondormant Bromus tectorum seeds under optimal germination conditions, but most escape mortality. This reduces pathogen fitness relative to infection of dormant seeds, which are almost always...

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Livestock grazing and topographic site effects on grassland plant communities after long-term grazing cessation

View article. This study investigated how grazing affected plant communities in terms of cover and richness of native and invasive species and how topographic sites of summit, backslope and toeslope altered these...

14th Annual Winter Weed Conference

Weed Conference webpage. The Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition is hosting the 14th Annual Winter Weed Conference at the Bristlecone Convention Center in Ely, NV.  

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Land Treatment Exploration Tool

Access tool. The Exploration Tool is designed for resource managers to use when planning land treatments. The tool provides useful summaries of environmental characteristics of planned treatment areas and facilitates adaptive management...

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Vegetative community response to landscape-scale post-fire herbicide (imazapic) application

View paper. This study evaluated the effect of herbicide (imazapic) applied in the first winter or second fall after the 113,000 ha Soda wildfire on the target exotic annual grasses and also...

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Non-native plants, fuels, and desert revegetation

View research brief. In this study, we conducted a field and data synthesis of nine years of annual plant communities occurring below perennial plants the National Park Service (NPS) had outplanted in...

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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...

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Do post-fire fuel treatments and annual grasses interact to affect fire regimes in the Great Basin?

View report. To assess the effects of aerial and drill seeding on plant community trajectories, fuel composition, and fire regimes, this study collected geospatial datasets spanning 209,000 ha of sagebrush steppe on...