FRESC Ecologist Awarded Meritorious Service Award

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Justin Welty, the project coordinator for the Land Treatment Exploration Tool, received the Meritorious Service Award of the Department of the Interior on March 21, 2019.

The Exploration Tool was highlighted as one of the important scientific contributions Justin has made to DOI as it provides a decision support tool that spans multiple DOI agencies. The U.S. Geological Survey partnered with the Bureau of Land Management to create the Land Treatment Exploration Tool to facilitate adaptive management of land treatments. The Exploration Tool taps into a wealth of information about past treatments in the Land Treatment Digital Library (LTDL,

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