Great Basin

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New tool maps the likelihood of large wildfires in the Great Basin
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New tool maps the likelihood of large wildfires in the Great Basin

Two new papers highlight how rangeland fires are different from forest fires and how fire-probability research can inform fuels management in ...
Getting Ahead of Large Rangeland Fires in the Great Basin
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Getting Ahead of Large Rangeland Fires in the Great Basin

Join Joe Smith and Jeremy Maestas for a discussion about new, annual fire-prediction maps for the Great Basin and what they mean for managing for wildfire in ...
The Ascent and Spread of Annual Invasive Grasses in the Great Basin
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The Ascent and Spread of Annual Invasive Grasses in the Great Basin

Ask an Expert: Join Joe Smith as he discusses his new research highlighting how annual invasive grasses are spreading in the Great Basin and what this means for ...
Publication Alert: Annual Invasive Grasses Spreading Through Great Basin to Higher Elevations and Northern Aspects
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Publication Alert: Annual Invasive Grasses Spreading Through Great Basin to Higher Elevations and Northern Aspects

Working Lands for Wildlife research is showing that annual invasive grasses are moving up in elevation and to more northern ...
Early 2020 Webinar Replay Roundup
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Early 2020 Webinar Replay Roundup

Webinar Roundup | Watch on-demand replays of recent sagebrush and sage grouse-focused webinars all first presented in early ...
Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin
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Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin

Learn about the fascinating topography, natural history, and conservation challenges within the Great Basin, a huge swath of western rangeland in Nevada, Idaho, California, ...
Cutting to the Chase: Long-Term Success of Conifer Removal Depends on Both Cutting and Burning
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Cutting to the Chase: Long-Term Success of Conifer Removal Depends on Both Cutting and Burning

Ask an Expert | How to use cutting and burning to most effectively restore sagebrush ecosystems experiencing conifer ...
Western Working Lands for Wildlife 2019 Workshop – Rangeland Resiliency
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Western Working Lands for Wildlife 2019 Workshop – Rangeland Resiliency

Read about the workshop and conference in Twin Falls, Idaho and follow along with the second-day field tour across Idaho and ...
Conserving Diverse Wet Habitats Keeps Western Rangelands Resilient
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Conserving Diverse Wet Habitats Keeps Western Rangelands Resilient

New research highlights the importance of mesic resources for sage grouse and other wildlife ...