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Learning Together in SageSTEP: 2008 Oregon Manager Workshop

Below are links to PowerPoint presentations with audio from the Tuesday morning session of the Learning Together in SageSTEP workshop held May 6-7, 2008 in Burns, Oregon.

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Jim McIver

SageSTEP Introduction and Overview
Dr. James McIver, Ecologist and SageSTEP Project Coordinator

This presentation gives an overview of the SageSTEP research, including updates on treatment implementation, data collection, and outreach products.

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SageSTEP Woodland Vegetation and Fuels Research
Dr. Richard Miller, Plant Community Ecologist
Jaime Ratchford, Research Assistant

This presentation gives an overview of vegetation research at the SageSTEP western juniper study sites found in Oregon and northeastern California, including preliminary results from pre-treatment data.

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Jaime Ratchford
Matthias Leu

SageSTEP Wildlife Research
Dr. Matthias Leu, Ecologist

This presentation gives and overview and update of the SageSTEP wildlife research, which focuses on passerine birds, including some preliminary results.

The full presentation is not available online. For more information contact Matthias Leu.

Jason Williams

SageSTEP Hydrology and Erosion Research
Jason Williams, Hydrologist

This presentation gives an overview of the SageSTEP hydrology research that is taking place at three woodland sites, including preliminary results.

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Ben Rau

SageSTEP Soils and Biogeochemistry
Ben Rau, Soils Researcher

This presentation gives and overview of the soils data being collected throughout the SageSTEP network and what scientists hope to learn from this information.

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Jim McIver

SageSTEP Entomology Research
Dr. James McIver, Ecologist and SageSTEP Project Coordinator

This presentation gives an overview of the SageSTEP entomology research, focusing on the role of ants in restoration.

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Dave Pyke

SageSTEP Sagebrush-Cheatgrass Vegetation and Fuels Research
Dr. David Pyke, Plant Ecologist

This presentation gives an overview of vegetation research at the SageSTEP western sage-cheat study sites found in Oregon and Washington.

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Mark Brunson

Public and Stakeholder Priorities for Great Basin Rangeland Management
Dr. Mark Brunson, Social Scientist

This presentation summarizes the SageSTEP sociopolitical research and includes results from the 2006 public opinion survey.

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John Tanka

SageSTEP Ranch Economics
Dr. John Tanaka, Economist

This presentation describes the SageSTEP ranch economics research, including a ranch model showing the impacts of wildfire on the economics of an Oregon ranch.

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