Ecosystems Mission Area

Land Management Research Program

The Land Management Research Program conducts research to improve the effectiveness of land management and inform restoration of priority ecosystems on millions of acres including public lands such as National Parks, refuges, and other critical landscapes that support the biodiversity of fish, wildlife, and plant species, as well as thriving economies.

Environments

Environments

Our scientists work in landscapes from Alaska to Florida to predict how systems respond to change, evaluate restoration, improve habitat for biodiversity and provide services including clean water, food, and storm protection.

 

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Sage-grouse & Sagebrush Ecosystem

Sage-grouse & Sagebrush Ecosystem

We bring a diversity of expertise and capabilities to address a wide variety of science needs at multiple spatial scales across the sagebrush ecosystem and are committed to providing high quality science to our management partners.

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Status and Trends

Status and Trends

To protect, conserve, and restore the living resources—plants, animals, habitats, ecosystems—entrusted to their care, land and resource managers must understand the condition, or status of those resources as well as their trends.

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Contacts

Zachary H Bowen, Ph.D.

Landscape Program Coordinator
Ecosystems
Phone: 970-226-9218

Lianne Ball, Ph.D.

Environments Program Manager
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4028

Lief Wiechman

Sagebrush Ecosystem Specialist
Ecosystems Mission Area
Phone: 970-237-2764