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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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Nevada rangeland monitoring handbook

View the handbook. The Nevada Rangeland Monitoring Handbook has been designed to provide a clear overview of the complex and often confusing world of rangeland monitoring. Included are a suite of short-...

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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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Rangeland Analysis Platform: A tool to help manage, monitor western rangelands

Access recording. The Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP) is a free, online tool that helps landowners and natural resource managers track vegetation through time and plan actions to improve America’s grazing lands. The...

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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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AlertWildfire mountaintop camera network

View article. State-of-the-art mountaintop cameras from the University of Nevada, Reno, a new and expanding tool for fire mangers who oversee the wildland and wildland/urban interface, spotted or tracked 240 fires in...

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Methodological considerations of terrestrial laser scanning for vegetation monitoring in the sagebrush steppe

View article. This study informs researchers and practitioners seeking to optimize terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) sampling methods for vegetation monitoring in dryland ecosystems through three analyses. First, we quantify the 2D extent...

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Survey of beaver-related restoration in rangeland streams in the West

View article. This project inventoried 97 projects implemented by 32 organizations, most in the last 10 years. We found that beaver-related stream restoration projects undertaken mostly involved the relocation of nuisance beavers....

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Interpreting and Measuring Indicators of Rangeland Health 1730-37

View course flyer. What: Interpreting and Measuring Indicators of Rangeland Health (NTC# 1730-37).  Taught by specialists from BLM, USGS, ARS, and NRCS. Where: Reno, NV When: May 1-4, 2018 How: Go to the...

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Explore the newly released Conservation Efforts Database 2.0

Register. The Conservation Efforts Database version 2.0 (CED) is a spatially-explicit database and conservation planning tool that is designed to quantify the benefit of, and illustrate the unprecedented investments in sagebrush conservation....