Snag longevity in relation to wildfire and postfire salvage logging

  title={Snag longevity in relation to wildfire and postfire salvage logging},
  author={Robin E Russell and V. Saab and J. Dudley and J. Rotella},
  journal={Forest Ecology and Management},
  • Robin E Russell, Robin E Russell, +3 authors J. Rotella
  • Published 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Snags create nesting, foraging, and roosting habitat for a variety of wildlife species. Removal of snags through postfire salvage logging reduces the densities and size classes of snags remaining after wildfire. We determined important variables associated with annual persistence rates (the probability a snag remains standing from 1 year to the next) of large conifer snags (� 23 cm diameter breast height (dbh)). Our study sites were located within twowildfires in western Idaho (Foothills fire… CONTINUE READING
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