Presenters: Moderator: Don Kemner, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Panelists: Jeremy Maestas, Natural Resources Conservation Service; Mike Courtney, BLM Twin Falls District Manager; Brenda Richards, Owyhee County Rancher; Allen Rowley, USFS Rangeland Management Director.
Description: This roundtable is part of the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative, the central policy initiative of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock in his capacity as Chair of the Western Governors’ Association. SGI staff member Jeremy Maestas will share how the Resilience & Resistance Index is being applied to managing the twin threats of cheatgrass and wildfire in sage grouse country.