Sentinels of Ecological Processes: The Case of the Northern Flying Squirrel

@inproceedings{Smith2012SentinelsOE,
  title={Sentinels of Ecological Processes: The Case of the Northern Flying Squirrel},
  author={Winston Paul Smith},
  year={2012}
}
  • W. Smith
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Environmental Science
Indigenous forests across North America have been and continue to be transformed. The implications of these changes are far reaching and include the loss of habitat, biological diversity, and ecological services, as well as diminished air and water quality. The northern flying squirrel is a forest obligate that achieves its highest density in old growth, facilitates critical symbiotic relationships, and is an essential prey of disturbance-sensitive predators. Its reliance on old-forest… 

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