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Webinar: Linking Research and Management to Improve Native Plant Restoration in Nevada
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 2:00
Thursday, February 25, 2021. 2:00 PM. Webinar: Linking Research and Management to Improve Native Plant Restoration in Nevada. Sarah Kulpa, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. More information here.
Native plant diversity is the hallmark of a healthy ecosystem. In Nevada, our native plant communities are threatened by the accelerated invasion of non-native species, altered fire regimes, grazing, drought, and climate change. Slowing and reversing this largescale conversion requires coordinated efforts between researchers and land managers, working collaboratively to identify the most promising seed sources for restoring disturbed and invaded sites. The Nevada Native Seed Partnership is a group of state, federal, university, and nonprofit partners working together to increase the availability and use of native seed for rehabilitation, reclamation, and restoration activities in Nevada. This presentation will highlight some of the science and restoration efforts this partnership has accomplished to date to restore and preserve our most impacted native plant communities.