Restoring The West Conference 2007

    Restoring The West Conference 2007


    Restoring the West 2007: Sagebrush Steppe Restoration

    Explore these pages to find presentations, photographs, and documents from the 2007 Restoring the West Conference held at Utah State University in Logan, Utah September 18-20, 2007.

    Click here for the conference booklet, including the agenda, and abstracts (pdf).

    Click here to view a slideshow of selected photographs from the conference.

    Visit Restoring the West for information about future and past Restoring the West Conferences.

    General Session - September 18, 2007

    Click on the links below to view speaker bios, contact information, abstracts, and PowerPoint presentations with audio.

    Note: Presentations with audio run in Adobe Connect. To view with a mobile device, you may need to download the free Adobe Connect Mobile application.

    Steve Knick
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration from an Ecological Perspective: What is Success and How Will We Know It?
    Steve Knick, Research Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
    Mark Brunson
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration from a Social Science Perspective
    Mark Brunson,
    Professor, USU Department of Environment and Society
    David Pyke
    Monitoring Restoration Effectiveness
    David Pyke,
    Plant Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecology Science Center
    Wendell Gilgert
    Dealing with Sagebrush Steppe Restoration's Long-term Consequences
    Wendell Gilgert,
    Acting National Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Conservation Service
    Steve Knick
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Obligate Passerines
    Steve Knick,
    Research Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
    Janet Rachlow
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Pygmy Rabbits
    Janet Rachlow,
    Assistant Professor, University of Idaho Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
    Michael Wolfe
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Wild Ungulates
    Michael Wolfe,
    Professor, USU Department of Wildland Resources
    Doug Ramsey
    Sagebrush Steppe Ecological Site Classification
    Doug Ramsey,
    Professor, USU Department of Wildland Resources
    David Pyke
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Cheatgrass
    David
    Pyke, Plant Ecologist, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecology Science Center
    Val Anderson
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration and Assisted Succession
    Val Anderson,
    Professor, BYU Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences
    Louis Provencher
    Spatial Land Use Modeling for Sagebrush Shrubland Restoration
    Louis Provencher,
    Director of Conservation Ecology, The Nature Conservancy
    Bruce Roundy
    Sagebrush Steppe Restoration Situations and Techniques
    Bruce Roundy,
    Professor, BYU Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences
    Tom Jones
    Plant Materials for Sagebrush Steppe Restoration
    Tom Jones,
    Research Geneticist, USDA Agricultural Research Service Forest and Range Research Lab
    Ryan Woodland
    Using Grazing in Sagebrush Steppe Restoration
    Ryan Woodland,
    Lands Resource Specialist, Idaho Department of Lands
    John Tanaka
    Why Think About Economics When Restoring the Sagebrush Steppe?
    John Tanaka,
    Associate Professor, Oregon State University

    Other Conferences

    Click here to see the web page for the 2010 Restoring the West Conference: Managing Plant and Animal Conflicts.
    Click here to see the web page for the 2009 Restoring the West Conference: Peaks to Valleys - Innovative Land Management for the Great Basin.
    Click here to see the web page for the 2008 Restoring the West Conference: Frontiers in Aspen Restoration.
    Click here to see the web page for the 2007 Restoring the West Conference: Sagebrush Steppe Restoration.

    Click here to see the web page for the 2006 Restoring the West: Aspen Restoration Conference.
    Click here to see the web page for the 2004 Managing Aspen in Western Landscapes Conference.

    Conference Organizers

    Mike Kuhns
    Conference Co-chair
    USU Forestry Extension and Department of Wildland Resources
    Ron Ryel
    Conference Co-chair
    USU Department of Wildland Resources

    Thomas Edwards
    Conference Co-chair
    USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
    Brittney Hunt
    Conference Coordinator
    USU Conference Services
    Darren McAvoy
    Field Trip Coordinator
    USU Forestry Extension
    Olivia Salmon
    Poster Session Coordinator
    USU Forestry Extension

    Conference Sponsors

    USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
    Utah Agricultural Experiment Station
    USU Ecology Center
    USDA Agricultural Research Service Forage and Range Research Lab
    USU Forestry Extension
    USU Department of Wildland Resources
    USU College of Natural Resources
    USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
    USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station

    Program Advisory Group

    Mark Brunson (USU), Jeanne Chambers (USFS), Karen Fullen (NRCS), Shane Green (NRCS), Frank Howe (UDWR), Jake Jacobson (UDAF), Thomas Jones (ARS), Lucy Jordan (USFWS), Durant McArthur (USFS), Terry Messmer (USU), Summer Olsen (USU/SageSTEP), Michael Pellant (BLM), Scott Pratt (formerly USU), Fred Provenza (USU), Leila Shultz (USU), Gene Schupp (USU), Sherman Swanson (UNR)

    Utah State University Extension
    Natural Resources Conservation Service
    USU Ecology Center
    Utah Agricultural Experiment Station
    US Geological Survey
    Utah State University Department of Wildland Resources
    US Forest Service
    US Department of Agriculture
    Agricultural Research Service
    Utah State University College of Natural Resources