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Keyword: Desert Experimental Range

Research helps conserve and restore shrub dominated ecosystems

Science Spotlights Posted on: October 14, 2016
Two common gardens were established for big sagebrush and blackbrush at the Great Basin and Desert Experimental Ranges in Utah, respectively. The experimental areas are ideal for studies in which plants representing multiple populations of a single species are grown together in common environments. These types of studies provide a useful approach for understanding species limits.  

Desert Experimental Range

Experimental Forests and Ranges Posted on: September 08, 2015
ed in 1933 by President Herbert Hoover, the Desert Experimental Range has long been a center for cold desert rangeland research. Desert Experimental Range is an internationally renowned site for range ecology education, and in 1976, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Culture Organization (UNESCO) designated it a biosphere reserve.

Desert Experimental Range: Annotated bibliography

Publications Posted on: October 21, 2013
Entries qualify for inclusion if they were conducted in whole or part at the Desert Experimental Range (DER, also known as the Desert Range Experiment Station) or were based on DER research in whole or part. They do not qualify merely by the author having worked at the DER when the research was performed or prepared. Entries were drawn from the original abstracts or summaries when those were included in the original document.

Managing lntermountain rangelands - salt-desert shrub ranges

Publications Posted on: March 23, 2010
This guide for range managers and users is a distillation of the most important research findings over the past 50 years. The research provides a strong scientific basis for planning and decisionmaking in the management of the saltdesert shrub rangelands of the Great Basin and lntermountain areas, which cover some 40 million acres.