Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands: A Guide for Natural Resource Managers 3rd Edition

8.5 Resources

  • Diersing, V.E., Shaw, R.B. and Tazik, D.J., 1992. US Army land condition-trend analysis (LCTA) program. Environmental Management, 16(3), pp.405-414.

  • Herrick, J.E., J. W. Van Zee, S. E. McCord, E. M. Courtright, J. W. Karl, and L. M. Burkett. 2017. Volume I: Core Methods; Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Second Edition. USDA – ARS Jornada Experimental Range. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 86 pp.

  • Herrick, J.E., J.W. Van Zee, S. E. McCord, E.M. Courtright, J.W. Karl and L. M. Burkett. 2015. Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Second Edition. Vols. I and II. USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces NM. ISBN 0-9755552-0-0

  • Sampling Frequency and Monitoring Methods:

  • The Landscape Toolbox (USDA ARS) a comprehensive monitoring resource tailored to the needs of USDA: https://www.landscapetoolbox.org/

  • Example sample size requirements tool from the Landscape Toolbox (Multi-scale Sample Requirements Evaluation tool

  • BLM AIM Core Methods: Herrick, J.E., J. W. Van Zee, S. E. McCord, E. M. Courtright, J. W. Karl, and L. M. Burkett. 2017. Volume I: Core Methods; Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Second Edition. USDA – ARS Jornada Experimental Range. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 86 pp.

  • BLM AIM Supplemental Methods: Herrick, J.E., J.W. Van Zee, S. E. McCord, E.M. Courtright, J.W. Karl and L. M. Burkett. 2015. Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Second Edition. Vols. I and II. USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Las Cruces NM. ISBN 0-9755552-0-0

  • 2019 Describing Indicators of Rangeland Health update: updated protocols, including integration of rangeland health indicators with quantitative metrics. Herrick, J.E., Shaver, P.L., Pyke, D.A., Pellant, M., Toledo, D.P., Lepak, N., 2019, A strategy for defining the reference for land health and degradation  assessments: Ecological Indicators, v. 97, p. 225- 230, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.06.065

  • La Jornada Rangeland Research: monitoring tools, resources, analysis tools from rangeland researchers at the La Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Program https://jornada.nmsu.edu/LCTA

  • Measuring and Monitoring Plant Populations. Elzinga, C.L., Salzer, D.W. and Willoughby, J.W. 1998. Bureau of Land Management Technical Reference 1730-1. Denver, CO: DoD National Business Center. Extensive overview of plant-based monitoring methods and monitoring design.

  • Comer, P.J., D. Faber-Langendoen, S. Menard, R. O’Connor, P. Higman, Y.M. Lee, B. Klatt. 2017. User Guide for Wetland Assessment and Monitoring in Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration. Prepared for DoI Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Program. NatureServe, Arlington VA.

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