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Presentations & Posters

16 Feb 2021
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
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Presentations & Posters

Fire on Rangeland

Climate Variation & Drought

Outreach & Education

Rangeland Plants & Ecosystems

Remote Sensing & UAV Applications

Restoration Tools & Approaches

Soil Carbon, Nutrients & Communities

Using Targeted Grazing to Mitigate Wildfire Risk by Reducing Fine Fuel Loads in British Columbia’s Wildland/Urban Interface

Cattle Grazing Reduces Fine Fuels and Wildfire Intensity in California Rangelands

The Effects of Grass Invasion and Fire Severity on Acacia koa Regeneration

Wildfire Negatively Impacts Greater Sage-Grouse: A Before-After-Control-Impact-Paired-Series Assessment

Fuel Break Effectiveness Linked to Accessibility, Environmental Conditions, and Treatment Type in a Retrospective Assessment of Wildfires Across the Western U.S.

Monitoring the Effects of Fire on Plant Communities and Wildlife Use in the Southern Great Plains

Sage-Grouse Response to Wildfire: Analyses of Range-Wide Effects and Relationships Between Sage-Grouse Demography and Underlying Post-Fire Sagebrush Recovery Processes

Effects of fire energy on resprouting vigor of Honey Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa)

Patch-Burn Grazing Extends Flower Availability and Synchrony in Rangelands

Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum) Response to Vegetative Changes Wrought by Season of Prescribed Fire in a Semi-Arid Savanna Ecosystem

Mismatches in Prescribed Fire Awareness and Implementation in Oklahoma, USA

Effects of Pyric-Herbivory on Plant Community Dynamics in the Northern Mixed-grass Prairie

Shifting Savanna Stability: Assessing Semi-Arid Grassland Dynamics via Experimental Manipulations of Fire Disturbance and Non-Native Herbivore Impacts

Gulf Cordgrass Community Vegetation Response to a 3-Year Fire Return Interval of Winter and Summer Prescribed Burning

Small Mammal Community Responses to Fire and Grazing in the Northern Mixed-Grass Prairie

Contrasts in Vegetation Mineral Content with Patch-Burn Grazing

Temperate U.S. Rangelands to Experience Earlier Greenup and Senescence in the Future

Shrub (Prosopis velutina) Recruitment in Sonoran Grasslands: Precipitation, Not Herbaceous Cover, Matters Most

Effects of Climate Variability on the Dynamics of Rangeland Vegetation and Productivity in the Western US

Contrasting Outcomes of Winter and Summer Climate Change Forcings on Caribou Forage in Northern Alaska

Grass-Cast: An Experimental Grassland Productivity Forecast

Quantification of the Ecological Resilience of Texas Drylands in Response to the Extreme Drought of 2011

Effects of Growing Season Aridity and Grazing Seasonality on Chihuahuan Desert Perennial Grass Production

Drought Alters Soil Seed Bank Composition Within a Sagebrush Community: Decreasing Native Forb Seeds and Increasing Invasive Grass Seeds

On the Right Side of the Hill: A Socioecological Analysis of Extreme Weather Events in the Nebraska Sandhills

A Century of Weather Variability in a Texas Semi-Arid Rangeland: Effects on Management of Biotic and Abiotic Processes

Assessing Grazing Strategies to Cope with Multi-Year Drought in Northern Mixed Prairie

Long-Term Declining Trends in Chihuahuan Desert Forage Production in Relation to Stocking Rates and Climate

Practical Management Solutions for Changing Local Precipitation Patterns

The Next Evolution of California’s Ranch Water Quality Planning Program

The State of Rangeland Plant ID Education in North America

Investigating Rangeland Systems and Practices: Enhancing Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum in South Dakota

Building an Interactive Pedagogy in an Emergency On-Line Educational Environment: Taking the Opportunity to Creatively Rethink Meeting Educational Objectives

Remote Delivery of Field Experiences in Soil Sciences – the Good, the Bad, and the Reality We’re In

Agricultural Undergraduate Students’ Perception of Remote Learning: Survey Results from Six Land Grant Universities

Range Docs: A New Library for Key Rangelands Technical Documents

Counting M&Ms – A Delicious Way to Teach Natural Resource Monitoring and Vegetation Measurement.

Adoption of Digital Learning Tools in Field-Based Natural Resource Courses

New Assignment for Novel Learning Environments

Range Curricula Inspired by Place-Based Learning Communities and Generous Guest Speakers

Topographic Effects on the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Seedbed Microclimate: Potential Contributions to Resistance and Resilience.

Reproduction of Ecotypes of Kochia prostrata with the Use of Biotechnologically Active Products

Results of Study of Development and Productivity of Secale Cereale in Desert Conditions

Predicting Fecundity of Perennial Graminoids Using Plant Traits in Northern Arizona Ponderosa Pine Forests

Drought and Herbivory Impacts on Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis in Eastern Wyoming Sagebrush Steppe

Effects of temporal variability on plant community response to interactions between prescribed fire, soil disturbance and water addition.

Increasing Rocky Mountain Juniper on southwestern Montana Landscapes: Encroachment or State Change?

Rangeland Seed Bank Dynamics: An Interpretive Model for Understanding How Soil Properties Influence Soil Seed Bank Suitability

Biomass Production and Temporal Stability Are Similar in Switchgrass Monoculture and Diverse Grassland

Looking at Rangelands in the Great Basin and Intermountain West Through Different Lenses: Revisiting Ideas Presented by Mack and Thompson (1982)

Variable Topsoil Depths: Returning Heterogeneity to Reclaimed Grasslands

Evaluation of Morphological Traits of 14 Alfalfa Populations for Persistence in Rangelands

Geospatial Analysis of the Pattern, Dynamics and Human/climate-Induced Drivers of Savanna Transition and Savannization in Old Oyo National Park, Nigeria

Comparison of Willow (Salix spp.) Metrics Collected with Ground-Based Sampling Methods and a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

An Operational Approach to Forage Mass Estimation Using Drones

Using Targeted Training Data to Develop Site Potential for the Upper Colorado River Basin

Developing Spectral Signatures for South Texas Grasses Using Uav Mounted Multispectral Sensors

Predicting Diet Quality and Cattle Weight Gains From Satellite Time Series

Tracking the Above- and Belowground Phenology and Physiological Response of Sorghum Bicolor to High-Sodic Conditions Using Optical and Radar Ranging Technologies in Fallon, NV

Using Lidar to Estimate Herbaceous Understory Biomass in Southwestern Conifer Forests

Pasture Biomass Estimation using UAV Lowest Point Analysis

A Pilot Study to Estimate Crude Protein in Tanglehead Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Semi-Arid Rangelands

Identifying Spectral Signatures for Bunch Grasses Using UAV Mounted Multispectral Sensors

Before-and-After Change Detection of the Effect of Dormant Season Grazing by Sheep on the 3-D Structure and Biomass of an Annual Invasive’s Fuel Bed Characteristics

Effectiveness of Aerial and Plug Seeding of Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) after the Henry’s Creek Fire

Response of Sagebrush Steppe Plant Species to Commercial and Early Seral Mycorrhizal Inoculation

Forb Common Garden Research to Inform Seed Transfer Guidance for Restoration

Seed Traits Impact Ant-Seed Predation Rates on Rangelands in the US Southwest

Perennial Grass Establishment Following Fall and Spring Imazapic Applications

Initial Seeded Perennial Grass Emergence Following the Application of Rejuvra™

Susceptibility of Native Annual Forbs to Indaziflam and Imazipic.

The Effects of Competition, Transplant Age, and Timing of Planting on Success of Wyoming Big Sagebrush Transplants.

Using Deep Furrows to Improve Seeding Success in Bromus tectorum Invaded Areas

Variety Selection of Six Common Tallgrass Prairie Species for Restoration in Northeast Texas

Establishment of Sagebrush for Restoration of Agricultural Lands

Interseeding Shrubs on Grass Dominated Mule Deer Winter Ranges Using a Scalper

Improving Dryland System Restoration with Novel Fungicide Seed Coating Technologies

Seedling Defoliation Can Influence Survival of Perennial Grasses in the Great Basin, but Timing matters

Staggered Seed Trial for Rangeland Restoration

Ranchers, Beavers, and Stream Restoration on Western Rangelands

Measuring Soil Nitrogen and Moisture Depletion at a Distance Gradient from Perennial Bunchgrasses

Residual Effects of Ivermectin as a Parasiticide on Soil Nutrient Cycling, Plant Biomass, and Dung Beetle Abundance

Exploring the Plant Microbiome: Using NGS Technology to Investigate a Prairie Plant Endophyte Community

Effects of Different Functional Types and Extreme Rainfall Events on the Carbon Flux and Biomass in a Northern Great Plains Mixed Grassland

Soil Responses to Eastern Red Cedar Encroachment and Prescribed Fire in South-Central South Dakota

The Role of Land Management on Soil Microbial Communities for Climate Change Mitigation

A Review and Synthesis of Carbon Dynamics in the Sagebrush Steppe

Mixing Plant Litter with Soil Enhances Its Decomposition in Semiarid Grassland Ecosystem

Cattle Stocking Rates Have Greater Impact on Soil Carbon Than Climate in Mixed Grassland of Saskatchewan, Canada

Carbon Stocks and Nutrient Availability Under Shrub, Grass-Forb, and Tussock Vegetation in a New Zealand High-Country Rangeland

Soil Microbes Support the Use of Patch-Burn Grazing on Semi-Arid Grasslands in the Northern Great Plains

Soil Biogeochemistry and Grass-Forb Associations in the New Zealand High Country