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How Can Emerging Technology Help Conserve Rangeland?

December 5, 2018

Research scientist Dr. Matthew Jones explains how cloud computing and machine learning are changing the way we visualize and manage plants.

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Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

July 1, 2018

Learn how Wyoming landowner DeWitt Morris is working with the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative to create a model for other ranchers on how to thwart invasive cheatgrass on Mountain Springs Ranch.

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BLM Land Soda Fire Restoration stop -BLM’s public land work with ranchers, agency, and non-government partners pays dividends in successful cross boundary restorationLessons & Photos from SGI’s 8th Annual Workshop: Combating Wildfire & Weeds

June 18, 2018

The 2018 SGI field tour and presentations focused on cooperative, science-based conservation that’s working to thwart fire and invasives in sagebrush country.

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Wildfire and Weeds: 5 Things Ranchers Should Know

May 29, 2018

Here is what you should know about invasive weeds–which lead to wildfires out West–and how to combat them.

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Wildfires are now more frequent and more intense in sagebrush country, largely due to the invasion of non-native annual grasses. Photo: Winnemucca BLMWhat Causes Wildfires In The West?

April 23, 2018

Wildfires are now more frequent and more intense in sagebrush country. Learn why (and how to reduce fire risk) from BLM fire planner Darcy McDaniel.

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New Study Shows It Pays To Treat Invasive Grass On Your Ranch

March 7, 2018

An economics study from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Oregon shows that the earlier ranchers treat cheatgrass, the greater their financial reward.

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Why Is Cheatgrass Bad?

January 30, 2018

Mike Pellant with the Bureau of Land Management explains how cheatgrass and wildfire create a vicious cycle that harms wildlife and our way of life in the West … and gives solutions that are helping to reduce these threats.

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cheatgrass webinar NRCSWebinar: Using Weed-Suppressive Bacteria To Control Invasive Annuals

August 14, 2017

When: Monday, August 28, 2017  |  9:30 – 10:30 AM (PDT)

Host: Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Click here to register!

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SGI Introduces New Resources That Show Why Roots Matter in the Sage-Steppe

April 21, 2016

In the West’s sagebrush sea, most of the plant matter grows below your feet — just like an upside-down forest. SGI is releasing a new poster and postcard that show the importance of promoting healthy, diverse native plants and conserving our western roots.

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