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Next Open Meeting


(Past presentations can be downloaded here)


Meeting Location & Call-in Information

Thursday, April 28, 2022

1:00 pm EST/11:00 am MDT

Cheatgrass distribution and impacts (e.g., changes in carbon storage) and interactions with a changing climate including fire.

Some highlights:

  1. Current distribution of cheatgrass across the western US
  2. Known impacts of cheatgrass on ecosystem functions/services
  3. Interactions of cheatgrass with fire (grass-fire cycle)
  4. Three way interaction with cheatgrass, fire, and climate change
  5. Overview of management approaches/control methods for cheatgrass

Chelsea Nagy, Program Manager and Research Scientist with Earth Lab, and North Central Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Network Project Lead

Call in instructions will be sent via email. 

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