There are hundreds of native and non-native forbs in the sagebrush steppe, but which are valuable as sage-grouse food? Sage-grouse lack a stony gizzard to digest hard structures so they are limited in what they can eat. A review of the literature on...
Presenter(s): Roger Rosentreter
Date: May 5, 2016
Over the past few years, the USFWS R6 Science Applications program has been able to support several important research studies to increase our understanding of the response of sagebrush ecosystems in a changing world. Results of the completed and...
Presenter(s): William Lauenroth, Kyle Palmquist, John Bradford, Daniel Schlaepfer
Date: May 3, 2016
This webinar discusses a strategic approach developed by an interagency, Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies working group for conservation of sagebrush ecosystems, Gunnison sage-grouse, and greater sage-grouse. It uses...
Presenter(s): Jeanne C. Chambers
Date: April 29, 2016
Jocelyn Aycrigg, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho; Matthew Dietz, The Wilderness Society; and James Tricker, University of Montana & Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, presented a simulation on how adding...
Presenter(s): Jocelyn Aycrigg, Matthew S. Dietz, James Tricker
Date: April 28, 2016
LANDFIRE produces a comprehensive, consistent, scientifically based suite of spatial layers and databases for the entire United States and territories. In 2009 the first wall to wall National data set was delivered for the fifty United States....
Presenter(s): Donald G. Long
Date: April 26, 2016
This 1-hour webinar discussed US fire policy as a complex problem that exists at the intersection of social and ecological realms and involves multiple temporal and spatial scales. Dr. Steelman uniquely describes the problem in this context and...
Presenter(s): Toddi A. Steelman
Date: April 25, 2016
Understanding fine-scale variability in understory fuels is increasingly important as physics-based fire behavior models are driving needs for higher resolution data. Describing fuelbeds three dimensionally is critical in determining...
Presenter(s): Eric Rowell
Date: April 21, 2016
This webinar, provided by the Incident Commander on the event, will provide an overview of the 2015 Valley Fire, which destroyed almost 2000 structures as it burned across 76,000 acres in the CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit. Chief Green will speak to...
Presenter(s): Linda Green
Date: April 21, 2016
This webinar will cover the basic steps of public information when interacting with communities, general public and media. The link provided is the audio portion of the presentation. For the slides, download the pdf of the PowerPoint file.
Presenter(s): Cathie Schmidlin
Date: April 20, 2016
The Evolving Paradigms of Aspen Ecology and Management webinar was part 2 of a longer recording. It starts at time 28:30.In recent years, fundamental assumptions concerning aspen clonal age, regeneration, and genetic diversity have been challenged,...
Presenter(s): Kevin Krasnow
Date: April 19, 2016