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Planning and implementing cross-boundary, landscape-scale restoration and wildfire risk reduction

Access guide. This guide describes the process the Klamath-Lake Forest Partnership (KLFHP) has used to plan and implement cross-boundary restoration projects to achieve improved forest health conditions on large landscapes scales. It...

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Conservation Efforts Database

Access database. The spatially explicit, web-based Conservation Efforts Database is capable of (1) allowing multiple-users to enter data from different locations, (2) uploading and storing documents, (3) linking conservation actions to one...

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An introduction and practical guide to use of the Soil-Vegetation Inventory Method (SVIM) Data

View guide. Long-term vegetation dynamics across public rangelands in the western United States are not well understood because of the lack of large-scale, readily available historic datasets. The Bureau of Land Management’s...

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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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Rangeland Analysis Platform

Access RAP App. The Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP) is an innovative online mapping tool that can be used by anyone—no fees or registration required. The tool provides quick snapshots of rangeland vegetation....

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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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Making it work: How Michigan National Forests modified LANDFIRE data for local use

View recording. This webinar gives a brief introduction to multiple LANDFIRE datasets and then explore how two National Forests are working to tweak LANDFIRE data to better meet their needs. We will...

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Protecting America’s last great animal migrations

View article. The interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, recently directed the agencies in his department to work with states and private landowners to minimize development and disturbance in migration corridors and winter ranges...

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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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The role of insects and diseases in aspen biology

Access recording. In part due to its vegetative strategy, western aspen is host to a large number of insects and diseases. However, only a few are agents of significant impact that can...