The USGS-FRESC has recently published a series of articles addressing research questions in forests and rangelands of the United States. Check them out below:
Sagebrush Recovery Patterns after Fuel Treatments Mediated by Disturbance Type and Plant Functional Group Interactions
Chambers, J.C., Urza, A.K., Board, D.I., Miller, R.F., Pyke, D.A., Roundy, B.A., Schupp, E.W., Tausch, R.J., 2021, Sagebrush Recovery Patterns after Fuel Treatments Mediated by Disturbance Type and Plant Functional Group Interactions: Ecosphere, v. 12, no. 4, p. e03450, https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3450.
Fire Frequency Impacts Soil Properties and Processes in Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems of the Columbia Basin
Nichols, L., Shinneman, D.J., McIlroy, S.K., de Graaff, M., 2021, Fire frequency impacts soil properties and processes in sagebrush steppe ecosystems of the Columbia Basin: Applied Soil Ecology, v. 165, p. 103967, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.103967.
A Chemical and Bio-Herbicide Mixture Increased Exotic Invaders, Both Targeted and Non-Targeted, Across a Diversely Invaded Landscape After Fire
Lazarus, B.E., Germino, M.J., 2021, A chemical and bio-herbicide mixture increased exotic invaders, both targeted and non-targeted, across a diversely invaded landscape after fire: Applied Vegetation Science, v. 24, no. 2, p. e12574, https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12574.
Weather Affects Post-Fire Recovery of Sagebrush-Steppe Communities and Model Transferability Among Sites
Germino, M.J., Applestein, C.V., Caughlin, T., 2021, Weather affects post-fire recovery of sagebrush-steppe communities and model transferability among sites: Ecosphere, v. 12, no. 4, p. e03446, https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3446.