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Contrasting climate niches among co-occurring subdominant forbs of the sagebrush steppe

View article. This study identified contrasting climate niches for ten Great Basin understorey forbs, including differences in both mean values and climate variability. These estimates can guide species selection for restoration by...

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Jumpstarting recovery of Wyoming big sagebrush and other native plants out on the range

View research brief. Key findings of this research were: Burned low-elevation sagebrush sites can be seeded with mixes of native grasses, forbs and shrubs using rangeland drills adapted for seeding large and...

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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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Resilience and resistance in sagebrush ecosystems are associated with seasonal temperature and water availability

View article. In this study, we used longer-term data to evaluate the relationships among soil climate conditions, perennial herbaceous cover, and cheatgrass cover following fuel management treatments across the environmental gradients that...

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Resilience and resistance of sagebrush ecosystems: Implications for state and transition models and management treatments

View article. In sagebrush ecosystems invasion of annual exotics and expansion of pinyon and juniper are altering fire regimes and resulting in large-scale ecosystem transformations. Management treatments aim to increase resilience to...

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Tapping soil survey information for rapid assessment of sagebrush ecosystem resilience and resistance

View article. On the Ground Emerging applications of ecosystem resilience and resistance concepts in sagebrush ecosystems allow managers to better predict and mitigate impacts of wildfire and invasive annual grasses. Widely available...

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Importance of regional variation in conservation planning and defining thresholds for a declining species: Greater sage-grouse example

View article. This study developed range-wide population and habitat models for greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) that account for regional variation in habitat selection and relative densities of birds for use in conservation...

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Hard-copy resources available to you

Want to beef-up your library? You can request the following resources in hard copy from Génie (listed in order of most recent publication date). You can also add them to your electronic...

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Fire regimes of mountain big sagebrush communities – Review from FEIS

View synthesis. This synthesis summarizes information available in the scientific literature on historical patterns and contemporary changes in fuels and fire regimes in mountain big sagebrush communities. This literature suggests that presettlement...

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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...