Tools & Applications
The SAVS Climate Change Tool focuses on the effects of climate change for terrestrial vertebrate species. This tool aids managers by identifying specific traits and issues related to individual species vulnerabilities. Scores generated by completing a questionnaire are meant to be used to inform management planning.
The Arc Habitat Suitability Index is a geographical information system (GIS) model that estimates the ability of an area to meet the food and cover requirements of an animal species. Developed at the Rapid City Forest and Grassland Research Lab.
Invasive Plants — Issues, Challenges, and Discoveries Webinar Series
This webinar series, presented from January – May 2014, provided cutting-edge information about invasive plants and their management. The series should be of particular interest to land managers, professionals and scientists.
Climate Change in the Great Plains Webinar
The Climate Change in the Great Plains webinar, August 30, 2011, presented science findings on climate change for grassland and rangeland managers. Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Research Station and the US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region, speakers included researchers from USFS, ARS, Colorado State University, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Wildlife Federation.