Rebecca Rasch (USFS Presidential Management Fellow) provided a brief overview of recent social science research which applies spatial demographic techniques to answer natural resource management questions. Topics included: considering social vulnerability in climate change adaptation policy decisions, linking intergenerational changes in Wilderness values and preferences for Wilderness management, and the effects of urbanization and climate...
This is the final project meeting of a five-year, $5.3 million Biomass Research and Development Project (BRDI) funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and led by the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. The event includes over 30 participants from RMRS, partner universities, and private businesses.
Every Kid in a Park Initiative
Post-Fire Seeding Methods for Establishing Diverse Native Communities In the Great Basin. Webinar, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, 4 March 2015.
The Social Vulnerability Webinar Series: Communities, Climate Change, and National Forests explored community vulnerability to climate change and how natural resource managers can integrate social vulnerability assessment into planning and decision-making. The Social Vulnerability Webinar Series was sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station’s Human Dimensions Science Program and the University of Montana College of...
The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station hosted a webinar series, Invasive Plants — Issues, Challenges, and Discoveries Webinar Series, to provide attendees with cutting-edge information about invasive plants and their management. This webinar series was sponsored by the Station’s Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science Program.
Drill Comparisons for Seeding in the Great Basin. Webinar, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, 20 December 2013.
The Human-side of Restoration Webinar Series explored how human communities and individual values, public opinions, and social structures interface with ecological restoration. The series allowed experts from the Rocky Mountain Research Station, other government research organization, universities, and management communities to share their insights and experiences with the “people part” of restoration.
This adaptation workshop was held on October 4, 2012 at the YMCA in Estes Park, CO to discuss opportunities for bridging boundaries and enhancing climate change adaptation in natural resource management.
The Hayman Fire started on June 8, 2002, 95 miles southwest of Denver, CO.