Webinar Replay | Restoration of Annual Grass Invaded Landscapes

Cheatgrass is an annual invasive plant that crowds out native plants in sagebrush range.

Cheatgrass near Elko, Nevada. Photo: SGI


This excellent webinar provides great background and current information regarding the spread of annual invasive grasses in Western rangelands. Hosted by Bayer, the webinar features a great list of presenters covering specific topics including:

Tim Prather, University of Idaho — Overview of the invasive annual grass issue in the West

Jeremy Maestas, NRCS — The Great Basin and regional restoration strategies

Corey Ransom, Utah State University — Invasive weeds in Utah and solutions provided by University research

Harry Quicke, Bayer Environmental Science — Cooperative research to develop Rejuvra (TM) herbicide, a new tool for rangeland restoration

Justin Hossfeld, OutWest LLC — Improving forage and increasing returns on livestock production

Shannon Clark, Colorado State University — Enhancing pollinator habitat and species diversity while reducing wildfire risk

Noe Marymor, NRCS — Grassland birds at the crossroads

Trent Verquer, Colorado Parks and Wildlife — Reclaiming mule deer and elk habitat

Steve Sauer, Boulder County — Restoring habitat and enhancing multi-use opportunities in natural areas

Harry Quicke, Bayer Environmental Science — New tools provide new opportunities but long-term success is grounded in stewardship

The webinar was presented on June 30, 2020 and is provided for on-demand viewing by Bayer.


Flyer for the webinar

*NOTE, the webinar can be watched through the Microsoft Teams application or via a web browser.


The Sage Grouse Initiative is a partnership-based, science-driven effort that uses voluntary incentives to proactively conserve America’s western rangelands, wildlife, and rural way of life. This initiative is part of Working Lands For Wildlife, which is led by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.