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Restoring the West: Multiple Use and Sustained Yield of Resources on Public Lands: Is it Still Possible?

October 16-17, 2018, Utah State University, Logan, Utah |


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Mark Brunson
Multiple Uses, Multiple Values, Multiple Perturbations: Sustaining Ecosystem Services from Public Lands

Mark Brunson, Professor, Environment & Society, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

 Craig Thompson
Restoring Forest Functionality - Breaking the Rules to Save the Pieces

Craig Thompson, Landscape Wildlife Ecologist, Conservation Biology Institute, Corvallis, Oregon

Ethan Linck
Outdoor Recreation and Land Ethics for the 21st Century

Ethan Linck, Ph.D. Candidate & High Country News contributor, Seattle, Washington

Laurel Glidden
Bullseye: Managing Cultural Resource Sites to Reduce the Occurrence of Illegal Collection and Improve Site Conditions

Laurel Glidden, Fuels Archaeologist, Bureau of Land Management, Cedar City, Utah

Leigh Kuwanwisiwma
In Defense of A Hopi Sacred Landscape. The Arizona Snow Bowl Controversy

Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, Director Emeritus, Hopi Cultural Preservation office. The Hopi Tribe, Hotevilla, Arizona

Martin Nie
Keynote: A Primer on the Law and Politics of Multiple Use Management on Federal Public Lands

Martin Nie, Director, Bolle Center for People and Forests & Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

Desert Spring Restoration. Challenges, and Opportunities for Success

Don Sada, Research Professor, Division of Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada

Ben Cate
Sustaining Multiple Use and Yield on Public Lands in Harney County, Oregon Through Collaboration

Ben Cate, Ecological Coordinator, High Desert Partnership, Hines, Oregon

Evan Glenn
Can We, Should We, Keep Up? Changing Demands on Public Lands Recreational Landscapes and Infrastructure

Evan Glenn, Trails and Travel Management Program Lead, BLM, Salt Lake City, Utah

Keith Karnes
Utilizing the Tribal Forest Protection Act (TFPA)

Keith Karnes, Leech Lake (MN) Reservation Forester, Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota

Toni Ruth
Rural Values and Multiple Use: Insights from a Community Based Organization in Central Idaho

Toni Ruth, Executive Director, Salmon Valley Stewardship, Salmon, Idaho

Derek Scasta
Towards a Better Understanding of the Socio-ecological Complexities of Feral Horses in the U.S. Through a Global Lens

Derek Scasta, Rangeland Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor of Rangeland Management, Plant - Herbivore Interactions Ecologist, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Jacqualine Grant
Community-engaged Education: A Way Forward for Integrating Multiple Uses on Public Lands?

Jacqualine Grant, Associate Professor of Biology, Southern Utah University

Casey Spackman
Medusahead: A Potential Livestock Forage on Rangelands?

Casey Spackman, PhD Candidate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah State University

Sara Goeking
Forests and Water: A Synthesis of Recent Effects of Forest Disturbance on Water Yield in the West

Sara Goeking, Biological Scientist, U.S. Forest Service, & PhD Candidate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Nancy Brunswick
Saving and Sharing the Pando Aspen Clone – Taking Advantage of Social Media Interest

Nancy Brunswick, Regional Landscape Architect, Intermountain Region, United States Forest Service, Ogden, Utah

How the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects and Recovers Federally-listed Species in Multiple-use Landscapes

Hilary Whitcomb, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Salt Lake City, Utah

 Sasha Stortz
Co-managing Ecosystem Transition: Making Decisions About Restoration and Multiple Use after Extreme Landscape Change

Sasha Stortz, Senior Research Specialist, Landscape Conservation Initiative, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

Diane Tanner
A Success Story from West Box Elder County, Utah

Diane Tanner, Working Group Leader, Box Elder County, Utah

Ann Moser
Cooperative Restoration for Sage-grouse and Sagebrush Landscapes in Idaho

Ann Moser, Wildlife Staff Biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, Idaho

 Rose McKinney-James
The Importance of Collaboration in Sustaining the West

Rose McKinney-James, Managing Principal Energy Works LLC & McKinney-James & Associates, Las Vegas, Nevada