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Highlight IDTitleStrategic Program Area(s)YearStation
Photo of Researchers and crew plant bluebunch wheatgrass to test the efficacy of seed transfer zones for improved restoration success at Steens Mountain, Oregon. USDA Forest Service
ID: 807
New Seed Zones for Bluebunch Wheatgrass Tested

New seed zones for bluebunch wheatgrass will help local, state, and federal land managers in the Interior Northwest to determine sources of blue ...

Principal Investigator : Francis F. Kilkenny

Resource Management and Use2015PNW
Photo of Mature bluebunch wheatgrass reproductive seed stalks just before dispersal
ID: 1418
Selecting the provenance: Local native or nonlocal native?

As the demand for seed and the global restoration effort continues to grow, choosing the provenance of seed remains an early and important part ...

Principal Investigator : Francis F. Kilkenny

Inventory and Monitoring
Outdoor Recreation
2018RMRS
Photo of Matt Fisk (Left) and Francis Kilkenny (Right) plant bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoroegneria spicata) at the Atomic City experimental study site near Atomic City, Idaho. Nancy Shaw, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 1058
The Great Basin Native Plant Project

Demand for native plant seed is increasing, especially in federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Manageme ...

Principal Investigator : Francis F. Kilkenny

Invasive Species
Resource Management and Use
2016RMRS
Photo of Region 4 Science Partner Program groundwater dependent ecosystems team members collect data.
ID: 1429
The Region 4 — RMRS Science Partner Program: Working to improve management strategies and communication through shared stewardship

In 2016, the Rocky Mountain Research Station launched the Region 4—Rocky Mountain Research Station Science Partner Pilot program. The program' ...

Principal Investigator : Francis F. Kilkenny

Outdoor Recreation
Resource Management and Use
Inventory and Monitoring
Water, Air, and Soil
Wildlife and Fish
2018RMRS