MILWAUKEE, WI, June 3, 2022—The USDA Forest Service is looking for exceptional applicants to fill six Tribal Relations Specialist positions across the country who will have the unique opportunity to work with world-class scientists, forestry professionals, and Tribal Leaders to help implement projects that ensure healthy forests, clean water, and spectacular recreation opportunities.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 13, 2022 — Helping bees helps us. About one-third of our food and three-quarters of forest and grassland plants in the United States are pollinated by insects. Pollinators, including bees, are declining worldwide. One way to restore bee populations is to use seed mixes that include their favorite flowering plants.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 25—Protected areas — such as nature reserves, national parks, and wilderness areas — are essential to conserving biodiversity. New research published in Environmental Research Letters provides insights for developing climate-smart conservation strategies.
Join us for an upcoming land-manager-focused LIGHTNING TALK webinar dedicated to forest regeneration and reforestation in western fire-adapted forests. Short science presentations will highlight what is happening with regeneration following fire and forest treatments plus considerations and tools for reforestation. Discussion and Q&A during this session will facilitate information exchange between scientists and managers.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 22— In 2015, water use in the United States reached its lowest level in four decades. This national trend, however, may mask the regional challenges faced by communities as droughts become more frequent and more severe.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb 15 — Wildfires do not respect ownership or management boundaries, and those that move across them are called “cross-boundary” fires.
Join us for land-manager focused webinars. These one hour sessions will begin with concise presentations followed by Q&A and discussion.
FORT COLLINS, Colo., January 13, 2022—Please join the station in congratulating 17 Rocky Mountain Research Station scientists and staff who received 2021 Chief’s Honor Awards.
The Fire and Aquatic Ecosystems Workshop was held April 22-24, 2002 in Boise, Idaho. The purpose of the workshop was to synthesize new information and current knowledge of the role for fire in, and effects of fire on, aquatic and riparian ecosystems, and to explore potential research areas that will improve our understanding of these areas.
Join us during Spring 2017 to explore activities and tools that facilitate effective adaptation and build social-ecological resilience in the context of changing landscapes.