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A photo of a chinook salmon with red spawning colors, in a shallow section of river where it sits with only its underside in the water.
Join us on June 10th, 2020 at 10am MT as RMRS Fisheries Research Scientist Russ Thurow discusses the history, status, and trends of Salmon and Steelhead populations in the broader Columbia and Snake River basins.
A map of Arizona with colors indicating climate change vulnerability, from low to very high.
On May 26, 2020 RMRS ecologist Megan Friggens and Jack Triepke from the Forest Service Southwestern Region discussed the vulnerability of southwestern landscapes to climate change.  
Image of a logo for the tool FIRE-BIRD including the text FIRE-BIRD in the center with photos of woodpeckers, a wooded landscape, and GIS map surrounding the text. A transparent up close image of a tree trunk is in the background.
On May 21, 2020 RMRS researchers Vicki Saab and Todd Cross discussed FIRE-BIRD, an ArcGIS spatial tool for applying habitat suitability models for woodpecker species of concern to generate maps that inform forest management planning. 
On May 20, 2020, RMRS Research Biologists Francis Kilkenny and Jeffrey Ott discussed restoration with native plants.
A fire burns through the understory.
In this Webinar, RMRS ecologist Matt Jolly discussed safety tools for wildland firefighters.
View from the Gila Wilderness on the Gila National Forest.
In this webinar, RMRS research social scientist Chris Armatas talked about methods for a public engagement process that provides participants with a thought-provoking exercise about their assigned importance to public land.
Non-native fish species like brook trout can tolerate warmer water temperatures better than some native species such as bull and cutthroat trout. Climate change allows brook trout and other invasive species to take over native species’ hab
In this webinar, RMRS Affiliate Aquatic Research Biologist and Tribal Project Coordinator Kellie Carim outlined practices for applying eDNA based methods to stream based eradication efforts.  
A map labeled "NRV Status" with red (outside NRV), yellow (trending toward), and green (within NRV) areas.
In this short webinar, RMRS researchers Katey Driscoll and Max Smith talked about methods for rapid assessments of ecological integrity for riparian and groundwater-dependent ecosystems; provided selected results from the Ashley, Manti-La Sal, Salmon-Challis, Bridger-Teton, Dixie, and Fishlake National Forests; and took questions and feedback.
A researcher crouches near a stream with eDNA sampling equipment.
The eDNAtlas is an online species occurrence database powered by 15,000 (and counting…) eDNA samples. In this short webinar, RMRS research fisheries biologists Dan Isaak and Mike Young talked about the eDNAtlas foundation, development, and new updates; provided a live update of the tool; and took questions and feedback. 
Grazing cattle.
Fuelcasting is a new program that provides projections of expected fuel conditions this grazing season. It is an important component of the Rangeland Production Monitoring System. During the webinar, RMRS scientist Matt Reeves provided an overview of the system, demonstrated how to download and use the data, and discussed the 2020 fuel outlook with a focus on hotspots. 

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