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Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII – 2013 Presentations

Presentation recordings from the Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII are being hosted on the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange YouTube channel:
Functional restoration – Kas Dumroese, RMRS
Exploring root-soil interactions to find new ways of controlling weeds – Andrew Kulmatiski, USU
Weed-suppressing bacteria from the outlook of a CWMA – Tom Yankey, Washington Co. Weed Board
New insights into the genetic relationships and adaptive variation of big sagebrush species – Bryce Richardson, RMRS
Big sagebrush demographics: is there an analogous foundation species? – Amy Forman, INL
Sagebrush responses to climate: experimental insight from the Snake River Plain – Lar Svenson and Matt Germino, USGS
Genecology of three native bunchgrasses: implications for management during climate change – Francis Kilkenny, RMRS
Ecological genetics and seed zones: home on the range – Richard Johnson, ARS
Local ecotypes for disturbed land restoration: ideals and realities – Val Anderson, BYU
Performance of bluebunch and Snake River wheatgrass populations in the eastern Great Basin – Tom Jones, ARS
Options for native plant material development – Steve Parr, UDWR
Utah trefoil (Lotus utahensis): a legume for the southern Great Basin – Doug Johnson, ARS
Eriogonum corymbosum in the landscape: a common garden study – Graham Hunter, USU
Agronomic production of native lupines – Jason Stettler
Ecologically appropriate plant materials for functional restoration – Tom Jones, ARS
Sixty-five years of cheatgrass control research: a model for the future emerges – Tom Monaco, ARS
Understanding disturbance response and restoration options: utilizing state and transition models – Erica Freese, UNR
Novel ecosystems: intervening in the new ecological world order – Tom Jones, ARS
Winter environmental conditions have large effects on grass recruitment – Jeremy James, UC
Plant material comparison from germination predictions in the Great Basin – Nathan Cline, BYU
Using a combination of short-term irrigation and native grasses to overcome restoration barriers – Lauren Porensky, ARS
Redefining recruitment strategies – Julie Larson, OSU
Direct seeding methods to establish wetlands – Derek Tilley, NRCS
Improving habitat management with ecological site classifications – Jamin Johanson, NRCS
Pollinator planting demonstration – Loren St. John, NRCS
Habitat restoration projects in Utah and the use of plant materials – Danny Summers, UDWR
Native seed in the BLM: status, trends, and what’s next – Paul Krabacher, BLM
Interaction between the American Seed Trade Association and the native seed industry – Mark Mustoe, CSC
Oil and gas restoration: challenges with native seed – Steven Paulsen, CSR
Restoring North America’s sagebrush-steppe ecosystem using seed enhancement technologies – Matt Madsen, ARS

This workshop was sponsored by the Boise State University Department of Biological Sciences and the USDA Agricultural Research Service.


March 26, 2013
March 27, 2013

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