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National forest and rangeland management initiative webinar: rangeland management strategies and tools

Date: January 12, 2017
Presenter(s): Chad S. Boyd, Brian A. Mealor, Jay Kerby
Description: The Western Governors' Association webinar "Rangeland Management Strategies and Tools: Promoting Resiliency and Addressing Invasive Species" examined new developments for increased resilience to the threats posed to western rangelands by invasive species, drought, wildfire and other stressors. Panelists discussed techniques that maintain high-quality rangeland plant communities in areas where they persist, and restore them in areas where they have declined.  The panel was moderated by: Jeremy Maestas, Sagebrush Ecosystem Specialist, USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service. The Panelists: Chad Boyd, Rangeland Ecologist, Research Leader, Burns, Oregon, USDA - Agricultural Research Service; Brian Mealor, Director, University of Wyoming Sheridan Research and Extension Center; and Jay Kerby, Southeast Oregon Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy. 
Topic(s): Invasive Species, Management Approaches, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order
Ecosystem(s): Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 15116
Record updated: May 24, 2018