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Science Framework for Conservation and Restoration of the Sagebrush Biome, Part 2

View the Science Framework, Part 2.  View the news release.  View the ScienceFrameworkInfographic. The Science Framework for Conservation and Restoration of the Sagebrush Biome, Part 2, is the first-ever comprehensive scientific framework...

Native Mycorrhizal Fungi and Whitebark Pine Restoration

Register. Whitebark pine is an iconic, five-needle, high-elevation pine whose existence is threatened by an exotic rust, mountain pine beetles, fire suppression, and climate change. Its distribution is limited to western North...

New Reforestation Practices for Post-Wildfire Landscapes: Building Early Resilience

Register. The increasing frequency and severity of fire and drought events have negatively impacted the capacity and success of reforestation efforts in many dry, western forests. Challenges to reforestation include the size,...

Use of the Target Plant Concept to Promote Successful Post-Fire Restoration

Register. Restoration of severely burned forest lands is limited in the southwestern US primarily due to a lack of research and resources. For those areas that have been reforested, there has been...

Seed and seedling traits impact establishment in invaded systems

View article. The best seed sources for restoration of Elymus elymoides in invaded sites were populations with longer roots, larger seeds and earlier emergence. These easily measured traits were strong predictors of...

Long-Term Recovery in Native vs. Nonnative Post-Fire Seedings

View paper. Results indicate that postfire seeding has lasting effects on vegetation composition and structure, implying that seed mixes should be carefully formulated to promote long-term management objectives. Seed mixes containing large...

SageSuccess Project Findings

Recording of Part I (2/20) Recording of Part II (2/21) The SageSuccess Project, a joint USGS, BLM, and USFWS effort, examines the factors contributing to big sagebrush establishment across the range of...

8th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

Visit the SER conference website SER2019 in Cape Town, South Africa: WHERE SCIENCE, PRACTICE & POLICY MEET connects researchers, practitioners, policymakers, industry professionals, and students with backgrounds in natural and social sciences,...

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...

26th Annual California Society for Ecological Restoration Conference

Visit conference website. Please join our gathering of habitat restoration experts to contribute and learn from partners on how best to apply state-of-the-art restoration lessons and approaches. Participants will have the opportunity...