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WSARE Brush Workshop 2 - Agenda, Presentations and Videos

Joshua Smith

Brush Management Workshop 2

Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge

April 19, 2018 – 8:00am – 3:00pm


“Brush and Woody Species Management and Methods in a Changing Environment: Sharing Stories”    

8:00am: Coffee and check in

8:30am – 8:45am: Introduction and logistics – Mary Miller (AVCA)

8:45am – 9:15am: Brush management and ecosystem services: a quantification of trade-offs (Adam Naito, UA)

9:15am – 9:45am: Brush management and limy ecological sites in southeastern Arizona (Dan Robinett, retired NRCS)

9:45am – 10:15am: Wildlife needs and brush management (Rana Tucker)

10:15am – 10:30am: Break

10:30am – 11:00am: Aerial application techniques for grassland restoration (Barry Wallace)

11:00am – 11:45am: Panel - Sharing a story/experience about brush management

  1. BANWR Case Study (Ann Chenevert-Steffeler)
  2. The Elkhorn Case Study (Charley Miller, Mary Miller and Robert Davis) Presentation Summary Video
  3. Malpai Borderlands Group Case Study (Bill McDonald) Presentation Summary Video

11:45am – 12:00pm: Follow-up discussion (for the whole morning (Sarah King)

12:00pm – 12:30pm: Lunch

12:30pm – 1:00pm: Common Ground - UA Brush Control Research  (Angel Marquez, UA)

1:00pm – 3:00pm: Field Trip (Ann Chenevert-Steffeler)

3:00pm Wrap Up: (Sarah King and Joe Tabor (AVCA)



Project team: George Ruyle, Mary Miller, Sarah King, Kyle Thompson, Joe Tabor, Barbara Hutchinson, Sheila Merrigan

Note: This series of workshops is funded through a grant from the Western SARE Professional Development Program; and organized by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, the Altar Valley Conservation Alliance, and the Rangelands Partnership.