Virtual Visit

Thanks to Utahecosystems.org, you can take a virtual visit of our Rush Valley and Lytle Ranch research sites. At Rush Valley, west of Utah Lake, researchers began a large-scale study in 2012 to examine the interactions between fire, plant invasions, small mammals, and precipitation. This sagebrush-dominated site has extensive biological soil crusts. After the fire, … Continue Reading

Ph.D. Student Search

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Dr. St. Clair is looking for Ph.D. student to join our multi-institutional, long-term desert research project.  The focus is on drivers and ecological consequences of invasive fire cycles in deserts working in both the Great Basin and Mojave deserts. Current studies are exploring a wide diversity of processes including pollination … Continue Reading

July 25 SNRT Restoration Forum

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Southern Nevada Restoration Team presents “Advances in Restoration” July 25, 2013 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Las Vegas Interagency Office. A WebEx conference link and audio call-in number are available. For more information see the event page.