Webinars

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February 22, 2017

Nathan Eckert discusses the complex life-cycle of native freshwater mussels and how the challenges it presents are dealt with in the hatchery setting.

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February 19, 2017

The goal of the NWBR Synthesis is to develop shared conservation priorities and implementation strategies across the region by synthesizing existing landscape planning and science. In this informational webinar we:

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February 7, 2017

Is California's drought over? Find out in the most recent drought & climate outlook webinar. These webinars are designed to provide timely information on current drought status and associated regional impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e.

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January 18, 2017

Speakers:

Bonnie Magnuson-Skeels, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences

Wesley Walker, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences

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December 21, 2016

Responding to population pressures, fragmentation and other stressors that threaten long-term sustainability of coastal resources in the Great Lakes region, the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative has acted to unify federal agencies, state agencies and non-governmenta

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December 7, 2016

Stakeholder participation is a foundation of good water governance. In the Upper Santa Cruz River basin in Arizona, USA, the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) convened a project aimed at providing scientific underpinnings for groundwater planning and management.

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November 27, 2016

Landscape Conservation Planning and Design Workshop webinar for the Transboundary Madrean Watershed. Webinar highlights

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November 27, 2016

Presenters: The webinar will be presented by Louise Misztal, Maureen Correll, and Colleen Whitaker of DLCC Landscape Conservation Planning and Design Core Team.

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November 26, 2016

Presenters: The webinar will be presented by Louise Misztal, Maureen Correll, and Tahnee Robertson of the DLCC Landscape Conservation Planning and Design Core Team.

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November 18, 2016

Presenter: Dr. Patrick Crist, NatureServe

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November 5, 2016

On November 4, 2016, Dr. Peter Adler, Utah State University, discussed how sagebrush sensitivity to climate change varies across the region and the strengths and weaknesses of various climate modeling approaches.

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October 31, 2016
This is combined presentation of two recently completed GCPO LCC-sponsored projects that address how to manage open pine savanna and woodlands to enhance wildlife habitat and biodiversity.
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October 27, 2016

Spatial data for assessing the integrity of freshwater systems in the Green River Basin was identified as an information need by GRB LCD participants. Integrity of freshwater systems is key for informing management decisions within a watershed context. In this webinar, Dr. Dave Theobald and Dr.

October 27, 2016

Many media reports share a story of bleak decline for quaking aspen across the western U.S.

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October 19, 2016

Speakers

Dr. Stu Weiss, Creekside Center for Earth Observation

Dr. Lorraine Flint, USGS California Water Science Center

Deanne DiPietro, California Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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October 14, 2016

On October 12, 2016, Dr. Bryan Hockett, BLM, discussed how archaeological data on large-scale traps and conifer encroachment can be utilized by biologists when planning Sage-grouse conservation efforts.

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October 12, 2016

Biophysical transformations of riparian ecosystems over the last century have resulted in exotic species and heavy and flashy fuels that, together with severe droughts in last 3-50 years, are driving anomalous fire intensities and frequencies in many bottomland riverine ecosystems.

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October 4, 2016

Management of dryland ecosystems is challenged by high heterogeneity in soil-geomorphic attributes, low and variable precipitation, and ecosystem dynamics prone to threshold or hysteresis type transitions.

September 27, 2016

LANDFIRE presents this webinar in partnership with the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange and the Great Basin, Great Northern, and Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs).

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September 26, 2016

Greater sage-grouse populations have declined substantially over the last several decades. Concurrently, the density of fences and other anthropogenic structures has increased dramatically in sagebrush habitats, with potential negative impacts on sage-grouse.

September 26, 2016

Department of the Interior Secretarial Order 3336, Rangeland Fire Prevention, Management, and Restoration, called for the development of a comprehensive, science-based strategy to reduce the threat of large-scale rangel

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September 20, 2016

On August 24, 2016, Tim Brown and Greg McCurdy, Desert Research Institute, and Kathryn Dyer, BLM Nevada, presented a webinar about climate monitoring for land management applications in the Great Basin.

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September 14, 2016

Research results from an effort led by the Monarch Conservation Science Partnership indicates that stabilizing monarch populations requires a conservation strategy across all land types to adequately minimize extinction risk.

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September 9, 2016

Work on the Bill Williams River has been a prominent contributor to the advancement of understanding the relationships between flows and ecology, especially in a desert-river context.

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August 29, 2016

On August 24, 2016, Tim Brown and Greg McCurdy, Desert Research Institute, and Kathryn Dyer, BLM Nevada, presented a webinar about climate monitoring for land management applications in the Great Basin.

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August 23, 2016

Climate change remains one of the biggest threats to cultural resources in America’s national parks.

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August 17, 2016

Speakers: Toni Lyn Morelli and Sean P. Maher, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley

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August 8, 2016

Since 2010, the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC has evolved from strictly providing funding for landscape science production, to facilitating the use of existing and new science toward the development of landscape conservation strategies.

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August 1, 2016

On July 21, 2016, Dr. Samantha Chisholm Hatfield of Oregon State University presented findings from her research on Native cultural responses to climate change in the Great Basin.

July 28, 2016

Over the past 5 years, there has been an evolving emphasis on the role of landscape-scale conservation science within the conservation community.  The emergence of the LCCs and the piloting of Landscape Conservation Design (LCD) projects are indicative of this trend.  In the Pacific Northwest, a

July 19, 2016

Speakers: Dr. Thomas Edwards, USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Utah State University and Dr. Edd Hammill, Assistant Professor,  Utah State University

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July 15, 2016

Adapting to climate change can be manageable if it is planned early and if it is implemented in appropriate steps. The Adapting to Climate Change Video Series provides an introduction to living with climate change on the BC Coast, with special attention to three subject areas:

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July 6, 2016

On June 27, 2016, speakers Dominique Bachelet, Conservation Biology Institute, and Dave Hopper, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discussed the need for reliable, usable tools and data sources to meet climate change-related land management challenges.

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May 31, 2016

Speaker Jim Thorne, UC Davis Information Center for the Environment, will provide an overview of a UC Davis-California Department of Fish & Wildlife project "A Climate Change Vulnerability Assessmen

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May 4, 2016

Phil van Mantgem, Research Ecologist, USGS Redwood Field Station and Donald Falk, University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and Environment, present information on current and planned research on fire and drought interactions in coniferous forests in California and the Southwest while ga

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May 3, 2016

Over the past few years, the USFWS R6 Science Applications program has been able to support several important research studies to increase our understanding of the response of sagebrush ecosystems in a changing world.

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April 29, 2016

We discuss a strategic approach developed by an interagency, Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies working group for conservation of sagebrush ecosystems, Gunnison sage-grouse, and greater sage-grouse.

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April 7, 2016

How can we shift from reactive to proactive conservation planning in northern regions, and what does it look like?

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April 4, 2016

In 2012, Region 6 of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) obtained Inter-LCC Science Funding to support original research and development of decision support tools to further landscape-scale conservation of Greater sage-grouse within and across the four Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LC

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March 29, 2016

Climate change predictions include warming and drying trends, which are expected to be particularly pronounced in the southwestern United States.

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February 11, 2016

While the science of environmental flows is ever-growing and expanding, there are few compendiums of efforts to define the quantity of water needed to maintain riparian and aquatic species.

January 20, 2016

Presenters: Dave Peterson, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and Jessica Halofsky, University of Washington