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Malpai Borderlands Group 2013 Science Conference

The Annual MBG Conference will include workshops such as Landscape Restoration in Chihuahuan Desert Shrub/Grasslands, Economics of Federal Fire Policy, Status of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program, Prairie dogs and cattle interactions, Forest Insects, and Preservation Archaeology Around the Chiricahuas. Presenters come from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds, including the Forest Service, USDA, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and multiple professors of domestic and international schools. Keynote Speaker: The Bureau of Land Management’s “Restore New Mexico” Program. Jesse J. Juen, State Director, BLM New Mexico
When Jan 08, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Cochise College Little Theater, Cochise College, Douglas, AZ
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Malpai Borderlands Group

2013 Science Conference

January 8, 2013

Cochise College, Douglas, Arizona

 

9:00 AM        Welcome and Introductions.  Bill McDonald, Executive Director, Malpai Borderlands Group.

 

9:15 AM        Keynote:  The Bureau of Land Management’s “Restore New Mexico” Program.   Jesse J. Juen, State Director, BLM New Mexico.

 

10:00 AM      Panel Discussion:  Landscape Restoration in Chihuahuan Desert Shrub/Grasslands.  Anna Magoffin, Magoffin Ranch, AZ;  Ray Lister, Las Cruces Office, BLM;  Brandon Bestelmeyer, Jornada Experimental Range;  Nathan Sayre, Department of Geography, University of California at Berkeley;  Don Decker, NRCS Malpai Coordinator.  Moderator:  Bill McDonald.

 

11:10 AM      Economics of Federal Fire Policy.  Dean Lueck, University of Arizona.

 

12:00 PM      Lunch Break

 

1:15 PM        Status of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program.  Sherry Barrett, Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

2:05 PM        Prairie dogs and cattle interactions: Shifting from competition to a grazing association.  Rodrigo Sierra-Corona, Instituto de Ecologia, National University of Mexico.

 

2:55 PM        Break

 

3: 20 PM       Forest Insects:  Recent Changes in southern Arizonian Madrean Pine-Oak Ecosystems.  Ann M. Lynch, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Forest Service USDA.

 

4:10 PM:       Preservation Archaeology Around the Chiricahuas:  Understanding the Story of Ancient Migration from the Four Corners Area to Southeastern Arizona.  William H. Doelle and Andy Laurenzi, Archaeology Southwest.

 

5:00 PM        Adjourn

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