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Idaho Launches the Cheatgrass Challenge

July 8, 2020

Read all about Idaho’s new effort to tackle cheatgrass, an invasive annual grass that is causing serious issues across western rangelands.

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Cheatgrass is an annual invasive plant that crowds out native plants in sagebrush range.Webinar Replay | Restoration of Annual Grass Invaded Landscapes

July 6, 2020

Overview of the devastating impacts of annual invasive grasses, regional scale strategies to tackle the problem, on-the-ground examples of restoration, and introduction to a new rangeland restoration herbicide providing multi-year annual grass control.

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Bugle Magazine | Thinking Like a Beaver

June 26, 2020

Read about how volunteer-led, low-tech, process-based restoration of streams and meadows in the west is helping restore critical habitat for elk and other wildlife in this great story from Bugle, the magazine of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Reposted with permission.

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Western Working Lands Snapshot | Pollinators

June 18, 2020

Learn all about pollination and pollinators in this Western Working Lands Snapshot.

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Webinar | Low-Tech Wet Meadow Restoration: Reading the Landscape to Recognize Opportunities

June 16, 2020

Webinar | July 22nd, 9am PDT/10am MDT | Join river restoration experts Shawn Conner and Jeremy Maestas to learn about low-tech restoration practices and how to “read” a riverscape to discern where to best prioritize limited restoration resources.

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Early 2020 Webinar Replay Roundup

June 10, 2020

Webinar Roundup | Watch on-demand replays of recent sagebrush and sage grouse-focused webinars all first presented in early 2020.

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Ask an Expert | Mitch Faulkner, 2020 Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, Talks Partnerships and More

May 27, 2020

Mitch Faulkner, 2020 NRCS Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, talks about the partnerships that have advanced rangeland conservation across boundaries in South Dakota.

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Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin

May 13, 2020

Learn about the fascinating topography, natural history, and conservation challenges within the Great Basin, a huge swath of western rangeland in Nevada, Idaho, California, Utah, and Oregon.

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