Publication Alert

Map of BLM lands where analysis occurred. Figure 1 from paper.Publication Alert: Research provides first-ever analysis of vegetation trends on BLM lands across West

January 4, 2023

Research using remote sensing technology details vegetation trends on western BLM lands at multiple spatial scales for first time ever.

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Yield gaps in western rangelands.Publication Alert: Herbaceous production lost to tree encroachment in United States rangelands

October 19, 2022

The ecological impacts of woody plants expanding onto U.S. rangelands are well documented. New science produced the first-ever yield gap analysis for lost production in western U.S. rangelands.

Publication Alert: Next-gen remote sensing tools level up rangeland conservation

October 12, 2022

New research highlights how remote sensing tools accurately and efficiently detail conservation outcomes on rangelands.

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Map of fire probability in Grea Basin 2000-2021Publication Alert: New tool maps the likelihood of large wildfires in the Great Basin

September 21, 2022

Two new papers highlight how rangeland fires are different from forest fires and how fire-probability research can inform fuels management in rangelands.

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Publication Alert: A geographic strategy for cross-jurisdictional, proactive management of invasive annual grasses in Oregon

February 23, 2022

A new “Defend the Core” strategy for addressing invasive annual grasses is emerging in Oregon and it parallels other efforts across the West.

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Publication Alert: Defend the Core: Maintaining intact rangelands by reducing vulnerability to invasive annual grasses

February 22, 2022

Defend the Core is an emerging, proactive strategy being used by a variety of efforts across the West to defend intact rangeland cores from threats like invasive annual grasses and woodland expansion. Learn more about this innovative approach.

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Cheatgrass is an annual invasive plant that crowds out native plants in sagebrush range.Publication Alert: Annual Invasive Grasses Spreading Through Great Basin to Higher Elevations and Northern Aspects

November 23, 2021

Working Lands for Wildlife research is showing that annual invasive grasses are moving up in elevation and to more northern aspects throughout the Great Basin. >>READ THE STUDY<<   Sweeping sagebrush and salt desert shrublands typify the Great Basin – a 200,000-square-mile landscape that encompasses much of Nevada and parts of Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, […]

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