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322 East Front Street
Boise, ID, 83702
United States


Providing the knowledge and technology required to improve the availability of native plant materials for restoring diverse native plant communities across the Great Basin.

Increasing Diversity in Seed Mixes


The Great Basin-Native Plant Project and Fire Science Exchange, the BLM Plant Conservation Program, the US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, and the Society for Ecological Restoration Great Basin Chapter are excited to bring you this webinar series on seeding and restoration that will provide an opportunity to highlight and discuss current research, case-studies, and tools that help inform applied restoration opportunities throughout the Great Basin. These webinars are free and open to the public. We encourage the participation of resource professionals, managers, cooperators, and partners interested in broadening the discussion of how these tools are relevant to sustaining our restoration investments at both ecological and economical scales. Please visit the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange website ( for current and past webinar series.


Byron Love, Ph.D. candidate at Utah State University and technician at the USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit, Logan, UT, discusses increasing integration of pollinator-friendly forbs in wildland restoration.

Derek Tilley, Agronomist and Manager, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, ID, discusses the NRCS's role in developing native plant material for federal land.

Beth Leger, Associate Professor of Plant Ecology, University of Nevada, Reno, discusses using field studies to find the most promising seed sources for restoration.