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Agenda

Preliminary agenda:

Day One: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

8:20 - 8:25 a.m. Welcome, Chris Luecke, Dean, Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
8:25 - 8:30 a.m. Conference Overview, Darren McAvoy, Extension Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
8:30 - 9:10 a.m. Keynote: Multiple Uses, Multiple Values, Multiple Perturbations: Sustaining Ecosystem Services from Public Lands.
Mark Brunson, Professor, Environment & Society, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
9:10 - 9:40 a.m. Restoring Forest Functionality - Breaking the Rules to Save the Pieces.
Craig Thompson, Landscape Wildlife Ecologist, Conservation Biology Institute, Corvallis, Oregon
9:40 - 10:10 a.m. Outdoor Recreation and Land Ethics for the 21st Century.
Ethan Linck, Ph.D. Candidate & High Country News contributor, Seattle, Washington
10:10 - 10:50 a.m. Extended break: All (AM) speakers will be available at the North end of refreshment room for further conversation
10:50 - 11:20 a.m. Bullseye: Managing cultural resource sites to reduce the occurrence of illegal collection and improve site conditions.
Laurel Glidden, Fuels Archaeologist, Bureau of Land Management, Cedar City, Utah
11:20 - 11:50 a.m. In Defense of a Hopi Sacred Landscape. The AZ Snow Bowl Controversy.
Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, Director Emeritus, Hopi Cultural Preservation office. The Hopi Tribe, Hotevilla, Arizona
11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Keynote: A Primer on the Law and Politics of Multiple Use Management on Federal Public Lands.
Martin Nie, Director, Bolle Center for People and Forests & Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
1:40 - 2:10 p.m. Desert Spring Restoration. Challenges, and Opportunities for Success.
Don Sada, Research Professor, Division of Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada
2:10 - 2:40 p.m. Sustaining Multiple Use and Yield on Public Lands in Harney County, Oregon Through Collaboration.
Ben Cate, Ecological Coordinator, High Desert Partnership, Hines, Oregon
2:40 - 3:20 p.m. All (PM) speakers will be available at the North end of refreshment room for further conversation
3:20 - 3:50 p.m. Can we, should we, keep up? Changing demands on public lands recreational landscapes and infrastructure. Evan Glenn, Trails and Travel Management Program Lead, BLM, Salt Lake City, Utah.
3:50 - 4:20 p.m. Utilizing the Tribal Forest Protection Act (TFPA)
Keith Karnes, Leech Lake (MN) Reservation Forester, Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota
4:20 - 4:50 p.m. Canary in the Marijuana Field: How Wildlife Engaged Stakeholders and Policy in Addressing Environmental Impacts from Marijuana Cultivation on in the Western United States.
Mourad Gabriel, Co-Director, Integral Ecology Research Center, Research Associate Faculty, UC Davis, Blue Lake, California.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Reception (light hors d'oeuvres) and Poster Session
Café Sabor

Day Two: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

8:50 - 9:20 a.m. Rural Values and Multiple Use: Insights from a Community Based Organization in Central Idaho
Toni Ruth, Executive Director, Salmon Valley Stewardship, Salmon, Idaho
9:20 - 9:50 a.m. Towards a better understanding of the socio-ecological complexities of feral horses in the U.S. through a global lens
Derek Scasta, Rangeland Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor of Rangeland Management, Plant - Herbivore Interactions Ecologist, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
9:50 - 10:20 a.m. Community-engaged education: A way forward for integrating multiple uses on public lands?
Jacqualine Grant, Associate Professor of Biology, Southern Utah University
10:20 - 11:00 a.m. Extended break: All (AM) speakers will be available at the North end of refreshment room for further conversation
11:00 - 11:40 a.m. Student Presentations (20-min each)
Medusahead: A Potential Livestock Forage on Rangelands?
Casey Spackman, PhD Candidate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah State University
Forests and water: A synthesis of recent effects of forest disturbance on water yield in the West
Sara Goeking, Biological Scientist, U.S. Forest Service, & PhD Candidate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Saving and Sharing the Pando Aspen Clone - Taking Advantage of Social Media Interest
Nancy Brunswick, Regional Landscape Architect, Intermountain Region, United States Forest Service, Ogden, Utah
12:10 - 1:20 p.m. Lunch
1:20 - 1:50 p.m. How the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protects and recovers federally-listed species in multiple-use landscapes
Hilary Whitcomb, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Salt Lake City, Utah
1:50 - 2:20 p.m. Co-managing ecosystem transition: making decisions about restoration and multiple use after extreme landscape change
Sasha Stortz, Senior Research Specialist, Landscape Conservation Initiative, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
2:20 - 2:50 p.m. A Success Story from West Box Elder County, Utah
Diane Tanner, Working Group Leader, Box Elder County, Utah
2:50 - 3:30 p.m. All (PM) speakers will be available at the North end of refreshment room for further conversation
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Cooperative Restoration for Sage-grouse and Sagebrush Landscapes in Idaho
Ann Moser, Wildlife Staff Biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, Idaho
4:00 - 4:40 p.m. The importance of collaboration in sustaining the West
Rose McKinney-James, Managing Principal Energy Works LLC & McKinney-James & Associates
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