Great Basin Sagebrush Restoration Fund

Sagebrush ecosystems in the United States have eroded to about 56% of their historical range due to land degradation, especially from wildfire and invasive species propagation. Lithium Americas has recently established the ‘Great Basin Sagebrush Restoration Fund’ (GBSR Fund) with the University of Nevada Foundation (UNR Foundation)to advance research and development towards improved, cost-effective restoration of degraded sagebrush rangelands.

The GBSR Fund has a view to rapidly grow and advance the knowledge base related to sage grouse habitat restoration. We intend to create the largest sagebrush rehabilitation research fund in the world, and we encourage partners with a shared interest and vision to participate in this mission.

For more information on this fund or giving to the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, please contact Christina Sarman, Executive Director of Development at (775)784-6009 or

Thank you for considering making a charitable gift. We have a $5,000 limit per credit card transaction as we strive to keep our fees low in order to realize the full charitable gift for the program. If you wish to make a larger gift, please consider setting up an EFT, utilizing a wire transfer or mailing a check so that the program can realize the entire amount of your gift.
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