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Science in the Sagebrush Steppe for College Range and Ag Clubs

Learn more. College Range and Ag Clubs provide a great conduit to explore career opportunities in the rangeland science field and to begin meeting those who work in this field. At Eastern...

High Desert Youth Range Camp

Visit Range Camp webpage. If you will be enrolled in high school by September 2019, have an interest in rangeland, being outdoors, wildlife habitats, livestock, plants, career opportunities in natural resources or...

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...

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

Managing big sagebrush in changing climate

View study. This publication identifies areas where big sagebrush populations are most and least vulnerable to climate change and demonstrates where continued investment in sagebrush conservation and restoration could have the most...

Common native forbs of the northern Great Basin important for greater sage-grouse

View field guide. This field guide is a tool for the identification of 119 common forbs found in the sagebrush rangelands and grasslands of the northern Great Basin. These forbs are important...

Long-term evidence for climate adaptation

View paper. This study found that more than 20 years were required for adaptive differences to emerge among 13 populations of Wyoming big sagebrush grown in common gardens.

Utah All Hands-All Hands Summit

Access session recordings. Use password: SAGE2019 All Lands Summit was held at the Salt Lake City Downtown Radisson Hotel on Feb 5-7, 2019.

Identification of bees in southwest Idaho: A guide for beginners

View guide. This document was prepared to help scientists and the public, both of whom may not be familiar with bee taxonomy, learn how to practically identify bees in sagebrush steppe and...

Western roots: Diving into a sagebrush sea of diversity

Access brief. What may appear at first glance as a sea of sagebrush is in reality a complex and diverse ecosystem with a wide variety of plants and animals. The sagebrush steppe...