A new fact sheet based on the research of Andrew Lybbert (MS, Brigham Young University) is now available. Lybbert works to better understand how fire affects the reproductive success of native perennial plants and the pollinating insect communities they depend on.
In November 2013, students presented the latest results for several Desert-FMP research projects. Invasive plants, small mammals, and ecological specialization were some of the topics discussed. Below are some of the presentations from that meeting. Vegetations’ Response to Fire, Herbivory, and Precipitation by Rory O’Connor Fire, … Continue Reading
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
Presentations from the “Advances in Restoration” Forum are now posted online and accessible from the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership website. Kevin Horn presented “Climate change effects on non-native grasses and fire risk.”
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.