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Examining Historical and Current Mixed-Severity Fire Regimes in Ponderosa Pine and Mixed-Conifer Forests of Western North America
There is widespread concern that fire exclusion has led to an unprecedented threat of uncharacteristically severe fires in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex. Laws) and mixed-conifer forestsExpand
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TELSA: the Tool for Exploratory Landscape Scenario Analyses 1 Presented at: The Application of Scie
A motorcycle has a fuel tank disposed near the front end of a motor cycle body frame and positioned substantially upwardly of the body frame, a rider's seat disposed rearwardly of the fuel tank, andExpand
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Windthrow following four harvest treatments in an Engelmann spruce - subalpine fir forest in southern interior British Columbia, Canada
We used transect surveys at a large-scale experimental site at Sicamous Creek, B.C., to measure the effects of five treatments on windthrow: 10-ha clearcuts, arrays of 1-ha patch cuts, arrays ofExpand
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Habitat patterns in forested landscapes: management practices and the uncertainty associated with natural disturbances
Abstract We present the results of a study to examine the effects of management actions and natural disturbances in influencing the evolution of habitat patterns on forested lands. TELSA, a spatiallyExpand
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Relationships between deer mice and downed wood in managed forests of southern British Columbia
We examined the relationship between deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner)) and downed wood in a low-elevation Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) forest and a high-elevationExpand
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Partial and clear-cut harvesting of high-elevation spruce-fir forests: implications for small mammal communities
Subalpine spruce (Picea) – fir (Abies) forests occur throughout the Cordillera of western North America. A variety of alternative silvicultural systems to clear-cutting are being investigated in th...
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Population dynamics of meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) and long-tailed voles (M. longicaudus) and their relationship to downed wood in early successional forest habitats
Forest habitats after harvesting or wildfire disturbance are usually dominated by early successional vegetation for up to 5–10 years, as well as downed wood or coarse woody debris (CWD). Abundance ofExpand
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Retention planning for wildlife habitat and biodiversity during salvage harvesting, and some obstacles to implementation
There are clear social expectations that wildlife habitat, biodiversity, and ecosystem processes need to be protected in British Columbia. The Forest and Range Practices Act (frpa), and higher-levelExpand
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