About the Project

Land Management Treatments

Vegetation and Fuels

Soils and Biogeochemistry

Water Runoff and Erosion

Birds and Insects


Human Perspectives

Climate Change Connection

Weather Stations

SageSTEP Team Members

SageSTEP Partners

SageSTEP Graduate Students

April HuletApril Hulet, Post Doc

Applying remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) technology to estimate tree density and cover of pinyon-juniper woodlands. Click here for more information.





Anna MaherAnna Maher, Oregon State University

Ph.D. Candidate: The ranch-level economics of herbaceious invasive species in the Great Basin Region of the U.S.

Agriculture and Resource Economics, M.S., 2007

Maher, A.T., J.A. Tanaka, N. Rimbey. 2013. Economic Risks of Cheatgrass Invasion on a Simulated Eastern Oregon Ranch. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66:356-363. Available here.

Maher, A. 2007. The Economic Impacts of Sagebrush Steppe Wildfires on an Eastern Oregon Ranch. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. Full text available here.



Michael Reisner

Michael Reisner, Augustana College

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Impacts of defoliation on the competitive abilities of resident bunchgrasses with cheatgrass

Reisner, M. 2010. Drivers of community dynamics in sagebrush steppe ecosystems: cattle grazing, heat, and water stress. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Available here.



Andi StebbletonAndi Stebleton Bourne, University of Idaho

Rangeland Ecology and Management, M.S., 2009

Co-Author, Guide for Quantifying Fuels in the Sagebrush Steppe and Juniper Woodlands of the Great Basin. Click here for more information.

Co-Author, Guide for Quantifying Post-treatment Fuels in the Sagebrush Steppe and Juniper Woodlands of the Great Basin. Click here for more information.



kert youngKert Young, Brigham Young University

Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation, Post-doctoral Fellow

Mechanisms for species success following juniper mastication.


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