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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2018

ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF NATIVE PLANT COMMUNITIES IN FORESTS AND WOODLANDS ON THE NAVAJO NATION

Forests Woodlands Navajo

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Titre : ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF NATIVE PLANT COMMUNITIES IN FORESTS AND WOODLANDS ON THE NAVAJO NATION.

Identification : ARZW-2018-04190

Pays : Etats Unis

Durée : START : 01 SEP 2018 // TERM : 31 AUG 2021

Résumé
The proposal titled, "Ecological restoration of native plant communities in forests and woodlands on the Navajo Nation" is a new application submitted as a New Discovery-Enhanced, applied research project. The overall proposal to the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program is a partnership between Diné College (lead) and Northern Arizona University. The overall goal is to carry out experiments in ecological restoration in and near Tsaile, Arizona. The proposed research is to determine evidence of ecological restoration of native vegetation after implementing ecological restoration thinning prescriptions in dense pinyon, juniper and ponderosa pine forest.The NAU investigator P. Fulé, will support the overall project as described in the full proposal. Specific responsibilities of Dr. Fulé are to (1) support development of restoration treatments in collaboration with Diné College staff and forest managers, (2) serve as mentor to NAU students participating in the project, and (3) evaluate research outputs and contribute to their professional presentation and publication.Diné College Land Grant Staff and Interns will implement the project and ensure the collaboration with Northern Arizona University as a partnering institution. The grant opportunity will allow Diné College student’s interns to receive experience in applied research.

Performing Institution : NAVAJO NATION TRIBAL GOVERNMENT, THE 1 CIRCLE DR TSAILE, ARIZONA 86556-9998
Investigator : Litson, B. ; Fule, PE, .

Financement : $220,000

Présentation : USDA (NIFA)

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