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Fuel Breaks in Sagebrush: A Multidisciplinary Webinar Series and Discussion

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The Fuel Breaks in Sagebrush: A Multidisciplinary Webinar Series and Discussion is made up of six webinars featuring topics important to fuel breaks in the Great Basin.

3/25 – What Are Fuel Breaks, Why Are We Doing Them? (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Recording
Purpose of fuel breaks – Jeff Rose, BLM
BLM agency/policy perspective – Jolie Pollet, BLM
USFS agency/policy perspective and how it relates to Shared Stewardship – Duncan Leao, USFS

3/31 – Ecological Considerations of Fuel Breaks (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Recording
Overview of fuel break ecological considerations – Eva Strand, University of Idaho
Control of cheatgrass and other weeds in fuel breaks – Tim Prather, University of Idaho
How to use the “Science Framework” for fuel break planning – Michele Crist, BLM

4/8 – Science Gaps, Modeling, and Efficacy (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Recording
Science and data gaps: How we’re addressing them – Doug Shinneman, USGS
Current use of fire and fuels models – Russ Parsons, USFS
SageSTEP: What are the most effective treatments for constructing fuel breaks? Lisa Ellsworth and Claire Williams, Oregon State University

4/14 – Targeted Grazing for Fuel Breaks (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Register
Targeted grazing: A large multiregional fuel breaks project – Pat Clark, ARS
Sheep grazing success in the WUI – Lyndsey Boyer, Carson City Parks, Recreation, and Open Space

4/21 – Fuel Breaks in Practice (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Register
A fuels treatment success story in the Pine Nut Mountains of Nevada – Keith Barker, BLM
Successes and challenges with a suite of fuel break projects – Lance Okeson, BLM

4/28 – Bringing it All Together- (11 PDT/12 MDT)- Register
How do we move forward in an era of uncertainty: Facilitated panel Q & A – Jeremy Maestas, NRCS, Justin Boeck, BLM, and Michele Crist, BLM

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Start:
March 25 @ 11:00 am PDT
End:
April 28 @ 12:00 pm PDT

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