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RMRS-GTR-204: Collaborative management and research in the Great Basin - examining the issues and developing a framework for action


Chambers, Jeanne C.; Devoe, Nora; Evenden, Angela, eds. 2008. Collaborative management and research in the Great Basin - examining the issues and developing a framework for action. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-204. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 66 p.

The Great Basin is one of the most imperiled regions in the United States. Sustaining its ecosystems, resources, and human populations requires strong collaborative partnerships among the region's research and management organizations. This GTR is the product of a workshop on "Collaborative Watershed Research and Management in the Great Basin" held in Reno, Nevada, November 28 through 30, 2006. It provides an overview and individual issues papers describing critical research and management issues facing the Great Basin. It also includes summaries of workshop sessions on (1) developing collaborative management and research programs and (2) devising mechanisms for organization and communication.

Co-sponsors of the workshop included the University of Nevada, Reno, Desert Research Institute; Great Basin Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit; Utah State University; Agricultural Research Service; Bureau of Land Management; State of Nevada, Department of Wildlife and Game; USDA Forest Service, Region 4; USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station; and U. S. Geological Survey.

Keywords: Great Basin, environmental issues, collaboration, communication, research and management


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Contents
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Introduction
Jeanne C. Chambers, Nora Devoe, and Angela Evenden
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Urbanization and changing land use in the Great Basin
Alicia Torregrosa and Nora Devoe
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Public perceptions of land management in the Great Basin
Susan Wilmot and Mark Brunson
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Water resources in the Great Basin
Jeanne C. Chambers
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Energy development in the Great Basin
Nora Devoe
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Climate change and the Great Basin
Jeanne C. Chambers
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Fire and the Great Basin
Jeanne C. Chambers
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Invasive plant species and the Great Basin
Jeanne C. Chambers
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Great Basin wildlife disease concerns
Russ Mason
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Great Basin insect outbreaks
Barbara Bentz, Diane Alston and Ted Evans
PDF File Size: 220 K

Great Basin riparian and aquatic ecosystems
Don Sada
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Great Basin sagebrush ecosystems
Jeanne C. Chambers
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Great Basin aspen ecosystems
Dale L. Bartos
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Great Basin rare and vulnerable species
Erica Fleishman
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Title: RMRS-GTR-204: Collaborative management and research in the Great Basin - examining the issues and developing a framework for action
Electronic Publish Date: January 18, 2008
Expires: Indefinite
Last Update:
January 18, 2008

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