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

(208) 373-4340
(208) 373-4391 (FAX)

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Grassland, Shrubland, and Desert Ecosystems

Research Project


Great Basin Native Plant Project



Online Databases

Great Basin Native Plant Project

Developed by GBNPP Cooperators:

Revegetation Equipment Catalog
Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University

   The catalog provides descriptions, applications, pictures
   and sources for equipment used on rangelend

Western Colorado Entomology Native Plant Seed Production

Colorado State University Extension
   Information on pests affecting seed production of native

Native Wildflower Seed Production

Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station

   Information for the successful production of native wildflower
   seed for restoration efforts in the Great Basin


With Contributions from GBNPP Cooperators:

Seed Testing Protocols
USDA FS National Seed Laboratory

   The National Seed Laboratory is developing seed germination
   testing protocols for up to 35 native forb and grass species


AOSA Test Methods for Species without Rules
Association of Official Seed Analysts

   Suggested purity and/or germination testing methods for
   species without AOSA rules


Native Plant Propagation Protocols
Native Plant Network

   Provides a forum to search and share information on how to
   propogate native plants of North America


Seeds of Success
USDI Bureau of Land Management

   Established to collect, conserve and develop native plant
   materials for stablizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in
   the United States


Balsamhorriza sagitattasagebrush habitat firerangeland drill seedingNevada Basin Range

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

USDA Forest Service - RMRS - Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
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