On September 13th, 2023, the BLM and the Intermountain West Joint Venture hosted a webinar highlighting recent science on persistent pinyon-juniper woodlands and new management efforts and approaches to building pinyon-juniper woodland function and climate resilience. Additionally, speakers provided an overview of recent and upcoming management-focused science for Pinyon Jays and available guidelines for managers. We have included the following resources relevant to the webinar for your reference. This list is not exhaustive, but provides new and important resources on the topics covered. Please reach out to the organizers with any questions.


  • Renee Chi, National Wildlife Biologist, Bureau of Land Management (rchi@blm.gov)
  • Mariah McIntosh, Science to Implementation Specialist, Intermountain West Joint Venture (mariah.mcintosh@iwjv.org)
  • Miranda Redmond, Assistant Professor in Forest Science and Climate Change, UC Berkeley (mir@berkeley.edu)
  • Ian Barrett, Fuel Program Lead, Colorado State Office, Bureau of Land Management (ipbarrett@blm.gov)
  • Scott Somershoe, Land Bird Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 6 (scott_somershoe@fws.gov)

See the slides from the presentation here!

Resources and Literature Cited

If you are unable to access the resources below, please contact Mariah McIntosh.

Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands

Pinyon Jays

Working Groups

To join the Pinyon Jay Working Group, contact Scott Somershoe.

To join the BLM Pinyon Jay Coordination Group, contact Renee Chi.