Next Steppe Conference Presentations


A Rancher's View of Fire and Grazing Management
Todd Black, Deseret Land and Livestock
Application of Current Research in Post-fire Management
Jeff Rose, BLM Associate District Manager, Burns, Oregon
Cheatgrass Die-Off as a Restoration Opportunity
Dr. Susan Meyer, US Forest Service Research Ecologist
Climate, Wildfire, and Great Basin Ecosystems
Dr. Matt Germino, Research Ecologist, US Geological Survey
Conducting Fire and Invasives Assessments to address Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grass, and Conifer Expansion in the Great Basin
Doug Havlina, BLM Fire Ecologist and Fire and Invasive Species Assessment Team Lead
Connecting scientists and managers: Lessons from the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange
Genie MontBlanc, Program Coordinator, University of Nevada, Reno
Decision Support for Sage-Steppe Protection: Designing a Regional Network of Strategic Fuel Breaks to Benefit the Greater Sage-Grouse
Dr. Bob Unnasch, Director of Science for Idaho, The Nature Conservancy
Effectiveness of Sagebrush-Steppe Post-Fire Rehabilitation Projects
Dr. David Pyke, USGS Supervisory Research Ecologist
Fire: Improving our ability to reduce wildfire and invasive impacts through accelerated  partner collaboration
Jeremy Maestas, NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative Technical Lead
Linear Fuel Breaks
Mike Fettic, BLM Winnemucca District Fire Management Officer
Managing Landscapes for Sage-grouse with an Emphasis on Fire and Greenstripping
Dr. Terry Messmer, Professor of Wildland Resources, Utah State University
Precision Restoration Treatments
Dr. Jay Kerby, Southeast Oregon Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy
Research to Support the management of Sage-grouse
T. Gettelman, USGS
Science for Sage-grouse Conservation
USFS Research and Development
Simulation Modelling and Emerging Technologies for Understanding and Prioritizing Management Actions
Dr. Matt Reeves, US Forest Service, Rangeland Scientist
The Use of Seed Enhancement to Improve Sagebrush Establishment Across and Elevation Gradient
Dr. April Hulet, Range and Forest Management Researcher, Agricultural Research Services
Using Resistance and Resilience Concepts to Reduce Impacts of Invasive Annual Grasses and Altered Fire Regimes on the Sagebrush Ecosystem and Greater Sage-Grouse
Dr. Jeanne Chambers, US Forest Service Research Ecologist, Rocky Mountain Research Station
Wildfire and Cheatgrass: New Science Helps Reduce Threats to Sage-grouse
Sage-grouse Initiative
Wildfire in the Great Basin and Challenges for the Future
Dr. Rick Miller, Professor Emeritus of Range Ecology and Management, Oregon State University