Session 1 - Ecological Site Descriptions: An Interdisciplinary and Interagency Effort - Concepts, Classification, Differentiation, and Description of Ecological Sites
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May 7, 2013 2:00 pm US/Eastern
Length: 01:43 (hh:mm)
- Terrell Erickson, Director, Ecological Sciences Division, USDA NRCS, Washington, DC
- David W. Smith, Director, Soil Science Division, USDA NRCS, Washington, DC
- Joel Brown, Rangeland Scientist, USDA NRCS, Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces, NM
- Kendra Moseley Urbanik, Ecological Site Specialist, USDA NRCS, MO-1 Regional Office, Portland, OR
- American Forage and Grassland Council - 1.5 hour CFGP Credit
- Certified Crop Advisors - 1.5 hour CCA Self Study - SW Credit
- Conservation Planner - 1.5 hour Conservation Planning Credit
- Society of American Foresters - 1.5 hour Category 1 Credit
- Society for Range Management - 1.5 hour SRM Credit
This is the first session of an eight-session webinar series. This training will introduce the basic concepts of ecological sites, how ecological site descriptions are developed, and how ecological site descriptions can be utilized in making management decisions.
Session one provides a review of the history and use, from range site descriptions to ecological sites. Relationship of ecological sites to soils maps and how information on ecological site descriptions can be accessed will be discussed.
This webinar series is sponsored by the National Grazing Lands Team located at the Central National Technology Support Center. Contact Homer Sanchez, Rangeland Management Specialist, for more information about ecological site descriptions.