Bareroot or container seedlings can be used to quickly re-establish big sagebrush and other native shrubs in situations where direct seeding is not feasible or unlikely to succeed. Guidelines are provided for developing a planting plan and timeline, arranging for seedling production, and installing and managing outplantings.
Shaw, Nancy L.; Halford, Anne; McAdoo, J. Kent. 2015. Establishing big sagebrush and other shrubs from planting stock. Great Basin Factsheet Series Number 8. Sage Grouse Initiative. 6 p. Online: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/category/great-basin-factsheet-series/