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Wildflowers on the range, like the balsam roots, lupine, and paintbrush pictured here, create healthy soils and keep water on the land. Photo: Brianna RandallCherish The Soils And Roots That Support Life On The Range

May 4, 2017

The roots of wildflowers on the range support a hidden world of living organisms that produce healthy soils. Nurturing these native plants creates healthier soils and keeps water on the land for people and animals in the West.

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Wind Erosion Following Wildfire in Great Basin Ecosystems

October 19, 2015

By Matthew J. Germino | Wind erosion is a problem in the Great Basin, particularly following large wildfires. This factsheet helps resource managers with a “how to” for assessing the risk of erosion, and responding to it proactively.

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Reducing Cultivation of Grazing Lands Conserves Sage Grouse

July 13, 2015

In the northeast part of sage grouse range, 70% of the best habitat is privately owned-–and the single greatest threat in this region is cultivation of native sagebrush grazing lands. Read more in this new Science to Solutions report.

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