Retained structures and bird communities in clearcut forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA

@inproceedings{Linden2013RetainedSA,
  title={Retained structures and bird communities in clearcut forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA},
  author={Daniel W. Linden and Gary J. Roloff},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract The retention of mature forest habitat elements (e.g., snags, downed wood, green trees) in clearcut forest stands is used to mitigate the negative impacts of timber harvesting on wildlife. We measured retained habitat elements and surveyed forest birds in recently ( 3  ha −1 , with the majority of volume (∼60–76%) contributed by larger logs (>50 cm in diameter). We observed 71 songbird and woodpecker species using clearcuts during 2008–2009. Stand-level richness varied within and… CONTINUE READING

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