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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Wildlife conservation -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Forest conservation -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Forest management -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Douglas fir -- Northwest, Pacific.

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Edition Notes

SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- 285
ContributionsPacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination533 p. :
Number of Pages533
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14092270M

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WILDLIFE AND VEGETATION OF UNMANAGED DOUGLAS-FIR FORESTS. [U. S. Department of Agriculture, Maps, Charts] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WILDLIFE AND VEGETATION OF UNMANAGED DOUGLAS-FIR : U. S. Department of Agriculture. Wildlife and vegetation of unmanaged Douglas-fir forests. p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Leonard F Ruggiero; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.). Old-growth Douglas-fir forests in the Pacific Northwest - and their most celebrated inhabitant, the northern spotted owl - have engendered an acrimonious controversy that has been raging for over a decade. Should ancient forests be protected for their aesthetic appeal and because they provide a broad range of ecological values, including the most amenable environment for some. 5 Wildlife Habitat Relationships in Unmanaged Douglas-Fir Forests: A Program of Research by Leonard F. Ruggiero 9 Sampling Design of the Old-Growth Forest Wildlife Habitat Programby Andrew B. Carey and Thomas A. Spies Part II: The Environmental Setting 17 Climate Change and the Origin of Old-Growth Douglas-Fir Forests in the Puget Sound Lowland.

  The fire history of Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir forests is varied and complex because Douglas-fir exists in a variety of forest types over a wide range of environments. Douglas-fir has been dominant over this region because of disturbance by fire and the species' adaptations to fire. Human-caused fires have been locally important, but lightning appears to . My previous field studies have included community studies of amphibians and small mammals in unmanaged Douglas-fir forests, radiotelemetry studies of the pileated woodpecker in coastal forests of Washington and the fisher in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon, snow-tracking studies of the Canada lynx in the North Cascades of Washington, and a. Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests. Biology and management of old-growth forests. a nd published i n a book, “Wildlife and Vegetation o f. t . Historically, riparian forests in this region were the areas first targeted for logging because of the availability of large trees and the ease of transporting logs downstream [].One legacy of that history is altered riparian forest vegetation communities [10,15,16,17].Second-growth riparian stands are believed to inadequately replace old-growth in their provision of important aquatic Cited by: 3.

Plant Species Diversity in Natural and Managed Forests of the Pacific Northwest Article (PDF Available) in Ecological Applications November . Chapter 4 4. REFERENCES CITED pp. Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests. General Technical Report. PNW-GTR USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon. Pages in Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests, PNW-GTR, USDA ForestFile Size: KB. Few studies have been conducted on amphibian communities in managed, second-growth Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forests in the Pacific Northwest USA. The objectives of this study were to investigate patterns of amphibian species richness, biomass, and abundance, and explore habitat relationships in different age classes of second-growth Douglas fir forests Cited by: Agee JK () Fire history of Douglas-fir forests of the Pacific Northwest. In: Ruggiero LS, Aubry KB, Carey AB, Huff MH (eds) Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests, USDA Forest Service General Technical Report, PNW-GTR, pp 23–34 Google ScholarCited by: 6.