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Ecological Society of America 2009 Annual Meeting Organized Oral Session: Ecological Knowledge to Enhance Stewardship and Restoration of Sagebrush Steppe Communities

Below are links to PowerPoint presentations from the Organized Oral Session, Ecological Knowledge to Enhance Stewardship and Restoration of Sagebrush Steppe Communities, held August 5, 2009 as part of the 94th Ecological Society of America annual meeting.

The memory theory of resilience: A framework for obtaining, evaluating, and applying ecological knowledge

James B. Grace, USGS National Wetlands Research Center

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Soil water availability and wet degree days in pinyon and juniper communities

Bruce A. Roundy, Brigham Young University

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Total soil-CO2 efflux in mechanically shredded woodlands of Juniperus osteosperma (Utah Juniper)

Kert R. Young, Brigham Young University, Bruce A. Roundy, Brigham Young University, Richard E. Terry, Brigham Young University

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Pinyon and juniper woodland encroachment influence on root density and below-ground carbon and nitrogen

Benjamin Rau, University of Nevada-Reno, Dale W. Johnson, University of Nevada-Reno, Robert Blank, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Annmarie Lucchesi, University of Nevada-Reno

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Gaps among perennial plants: Spatial relationships, root biomass and cheatgrass cover

David A. Pyke, U.S. Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Andrew Lindgren, USGS, Michael D. Reisner, Oregon State University, Eugene W. Schupp, Utah State University, Jeff Burnham, Utah State University, Paul S. Doescher, Oregon State University, Jeanne C. Chambers, USDA Forest Service

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The distribution of woodland-sagebrush avian communities in the intermountain west

Steven T. Knick, U.S. Geological Survey, Matthias Leu, U.S. Geological Survey

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Effects of ecological knowledge and management context on beliefs about restoring sagebrush ecosystems

Mark W. Brunson, Utah State University, Cameron Nay, Utah State University, Scott Hoffmann, Utah State University

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Learning together: Scientist collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management

Nora Devoe, Bureau of Land Management

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The effectiveness of rangeland and minimum-till seed drills for large-scale restoration of sagebrush wildlands

Robert D. Cox, Texas Tech University, Nancy L. Shaw, USDA Forest Service, Mike Pellant, Bureau of Land Management

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The effect of plant source location on revegetation success: a reciprocal transplant experiment with the native shrub winterfat (Krascheninnikovia
lanata
)

Melanie G. Barnes, University of New Mexico, Diane L. Marshall, University of New Mexico

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