Salvage logging in the montane ash eucalypt forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria and its potential impacts on biodiversity.

@article{Lindenmayer2006SalvageLI,
  title={Salvage logging in the montane ash eucalypt forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria and its potential impacts on biodiversity.},
  author={David B. Lindenmayer and K Ought},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={1005-15}
}
The two major forms of disturbance in the montane ash eucalypt forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria (southeastern Australia) are clearfell logging and unplanned wildfires. Since the 1930s wildfire has been followed by intensive and extensive salvage-logging operations, which may proceed for many years after a wildfire has occurred. Although applied widely, the potential effects of salvage logging on native flora and fauna have been poorly studied. Our data indicate that the abundance of… CONTINUE READING
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