USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab - Rocky Mountain Research Station



Great Basin Restoration Initiative


Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
322 East Front Street
Suite 401
Boise, ID  83702

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Grassland, Shrubland, and Desert Ecosystems

Research Project


Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project








2012 Cooperator Presentations

Boise Shrubland Research





Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project Annual Meeting,
February 21-22, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah
Affiliation Name Presentation Title
USDI BLM, Plant Conservation Program, Washington, DC P. Olwell Native Plant Materials Development: Ten Years and Growing
USDI BLM, National Seed Coordinator, Boise, ID P. Krabacher BLM National Seed Program
Great Basin LLC, Reno, NV T. Hopkins Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative
University of Nevada, Reno, NV B. Leger, E. Espeland, and E. Goergen Finding the Best Native Plants to Compete with Invasive Weeds
1USFS, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Shrub Sciences Lab,
Provo, UT;
2Brigham Young University,
Provo, UT
B. Richardson1, J. Udall2,
J. Page2, P. Bajgain2, and
S. Sanderson 1
Phylogenetics of Big Sagebrush
1US Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Boise, ID;
2USFS, RMRS, Provo, UT
M. Germino1, J. Vanderveen1, L. Svenson1 and
B. Richardson2
Differences in Ecophysiology and Climate Response Among Subspecies and Seed Provenances of Big Sagebrush: Implications for seed selection
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT K. Elder, B. Geary,
V. Anderson, J. Nicholson,
R. Fugal and A. Nordin
Increasing Seed Yield in Big Sagebrush by Mechanical and Chemical Treatments
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Ephraim, UT J. Stettler Native Plant Materials Development
USDA NRCS, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, Aberdeen, ID D. Tilley and L. St. John Aberdeen Plant Materials Center Progress Report
1USDA ARS, Plant Genetics Resources, Pullman, WA; 2USFS, Bend, OR; 3USDA ARS, Sidney, MT; 4University of Neveda, Reno, NV;
5Conservation Planning Institute, Corvallis, OR
R. Johnson1, M. Cashman1,
B. Hellier1, M. Horning2, E. Espeland3, B. Leger4 and K. Vance-Borland5
Genecology for Indian Ricegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass and Basin Wildrye
USFS, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR B. St. Clair and F. Kilkenny Genecology and Seed Zones for Bluebunch Wheatgrass and Prairie Junegrass
Eastern Oregon Stewardship Services B. Youtie Coordination of GBNPSIP Plant Materials Development, Seed Increase and Use 2011
USDA ARS, Forage & Range Research Laboratory, Logan, UT D. Johnon, S. Bushman, T. Jones and K. Conners Effect of Seed Scarification and Seeding Depth on Greenhouse Seedling Emergence in Western Prairie Clover, Searls' Prairie Clover and Basalt Milkvetch
1University of Idaho, SW Idaho Research & Extenson Center, Parma, ID;
2Oregon State University, MES, Ontario, OR
R. Sampangi1, K. Mohan1
and C. Shock2
Abiotic Disorders of Native Plants
1Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station, Ontario, OR;
2USFS, RMRS, Boise, ID
C. Shock1, E. Feibert1, M. Saunders1, C. Parris1 and
N. Shaw2
Stand Establishment of Native Forb Species for Seed Production
Utah State University, Logan, UT C. Ransom Forb Response to Herbicides for Seed Production and Rangeland Restoration
USFS, National Seed Laboratory, Dry Branch, GA R. Karrfalt Banking Sagebrush Seed
Utah Crop Improvement Association, Utah State University, Logan, UT S. Young GBNPSIP Germplasms: Success in Developing Plant Materials that are Available in the Marketplace
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID A. Davis, O. Kildisheva and
E. Overton
Some Tidbits of Info that can Help Improve Globemallow and Sagebrush Performance
1USFS, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Provo, UT; 2UDWR, Ephraim, UT S. Jensen1 and J. Stettler2 Applying Provisional Seed Zones to Plant Materials Development in the Great Basin and Cultural Practices
1Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station, Ontario, OR; 2University of Idaho, SW Idaho R & E Center, Parma, ID; 3USFS, RMRS, Boise, ID C. Shock1, E. Feibert1, M. Saunders1, R. Sampangi2, and N. Shaw3 Irrigation Requirements of Intermountain West Native Plant Seed Production
1University of Nevada - Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV;
2Utah State University, Logan, UT
H. Kratsch1,
C. Sriladda2, and R. Kjelgren2
Adaptation of Roundleaf Buffaloberry to Urban Landscapes
1Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; 2USDA ARS, Boise, ID B. Roundy1, K. Young1, N. Cline1, S. Hardegree2, and J. Rawlins1 Environmental Effects on Seedling Establishment
USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Reseach Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT B. Love Response of Bees to Wildfire: Rockin' the shock phase
USDA ARS, Bee Biology Lab, Utah State University, Logan, UT J. Cane, B. Love, and K. Swoboda Pollination Needs and Pollinators of Dusty Maiden, Chaenactis douglasii
1Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Great Basin Research Center, Ephraim, UT; 2USFS, RMRS, Provo, UT A. Whittaker1, D. Summers1, J. Stettler1, J. Vernon1, and S. Jensen2 Planting Methods for Establishing Native Forbs on the Landscape
1University of Nevada - Cooperative Extension, Elko, NV; 2University of Nevada, Reno, NV; 3USFS, RMRS, Boise, ID K. McAdoo1,
J. Swanson2 and N. Shaw3
Evaluating Strategies for Increasing Plant Diversity in Crested Wheatgrass Seedings
1University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; 2USFS, RMRS, Boise ID M. Taylor1, A. Hild1, N. Shaw2, E. Denney2, and M. Fisk2 Monitoring Invasive Species in a Semi-desert Sagebrush Shrubland Post-wildfire Rehabilitation Seeding
USDI BLM, Medford, OR D. Kendig 2011 IDIQ Seed Increase
USFS, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID N. Shaw GBNPSIP Updates

Balsamhorriza sagitattasagebrush habitat firerangeland drill seedingNevada Basin Range

Melissa harvesting seedMatt cleaning EriogonumCrepis acuminata seedflax and yarrow fields at Geertson's

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