About the Project

Land Management Treatments

Vegetation and Fuels

Soils and Biogeochemistry

Water Runoff and Erosion

Birds and Insects


Human Perspectives

Climate Change Connection

Weather Stations

SageSTEP Team Members

SageSTEP Partners

Neil Frakes
Research Associate

Neil FrakesUSDA Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
Forest Sciences Lab
University of Nevada, Reno
920 Valley Road
Reno, Nevada 89512
office: (775)784-5329

Neil manages the day-to-day operations of the Nevada woodland sites, including field and laboratory work. His principle duties include plot layout, coordinating and overseeing treatment application, fuels data collection, soil sampling, data management, and manuscript preparation.

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