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Roadless area-intensive management trade-offs on Pacific Northwest national forests

Roadless area-intensive management trade-offs on Pacific Northwest national forests

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Published by Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Forest management -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Forest roads -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRoadless area intensive management trade-offs on Pacific Northwest national forests.
    Statementby Robert M. Randall ... [et al.]
    SeriesResearch paper PNW -- 258.
    ContributionsRandall, Robert M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14476432M
    OCLC/WorldCa16730854

    This study took place in Forest Service Region 6 (R6), the Pacific Northwest Region, which consists of Washington and divided Region 6 into six subregional study areas with two to three national forests in each. This allowed us to focus on localized tree species and populations, and geographical and climate attributes. Carbon stocks and changes on Pacific Northwest national forests and the role of disturbance, management, and growth Andrew N. Graya,⇑, Thomas R. Whittierb a USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, SW Jefferson W, Corvallis, OR , United States bDepartment of Forest Ecosystems and Society Department, Oregon State University, .

    The Pacific temperate rainforests ecoregion of North America is the largest temperate rain forest ecoregion on the planet as defined by the World Wildlife Fund (other definitions exist). The Pacific temperate rain forests lie along the western side of the Pacific Coast Ranges along the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America from the Prince William Sound in Alaska through the . In , the Northwest Environmental Defense Center held a national conference in Portland on Congress’ National Forest Management Act. I was excited to see that John Krutilla was one of the speakers. The NEDC also invited Jim, Andy, and I to speak, though we didn’t have as glorified roles as Krutilla and the other principle speakers.

    Native Forest Council is dedicated to the preservation and protection of all publicly owned natural resources from destructive practices, sales, and all resource extraction. Commercial timber sales, grazing, mining, and oil and gas extraction all contribute to the destruction and degradation of air quality, wildlife habitat, and of our. Forests of the Pacific Northwest explains that economic and aesthetic benefits can be sustained through new approaches to management, proposes general goals for forest management, and discusses strategies for achieving them. Recommendations address restoration of damaged areas, management for multiple uses, dispute resolution, and federal.


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Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Service Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station Research Paper PSW Road less Area-Intensive Management Tradeoffs on the Sierra National Forest, California Robert J. Hrubes Kent P. Connaughton Robert W. Sassaman. Roadless area-intensive management trade-offs on Pacific Northwest National Forests / By Or.).

Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Robert M. Randall and United States. Forest Service. Abstract. Issued Aug. Bibliography: p. Author of An Operations Research Approach to Douglas-Fir Thinning, Roadless Area-Intensive Management Trade-Offs on Pacific Northwest National Forests, and Outracing Change/5.

Roadless area-intensive management trade-offs on Pacific Northwest National Forests / ([Portland, Or.]: Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), by Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Robert M.

Randall, and United States Forest Service (page images at. Extensive appendices provide detailed data about Pacific Northwest forests. Chronicling a century of the agency s management of almost 25 million acres of national forests and grasslands for the people of the United States, The U.S.

Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest is a welcome and overdue by: 5. The moist forests of the Pacific Northwest United States (PNW) are among the most naturally carbon rich ecoregions in the world.

However, regional in-forest. The Pacific Northwest’s National Forests have astounding diversity, from the temperate rainforests along the coast to the dry Ponderosa pine forests near the interior West. These forests provide for an abundance of benefits from remote areas for wildlife, clean drinking water for our communities and spectacular recreation opportunities.

In Community-Based Collaboration: Bridging Socio-Ecological Research and Practice, the volume's contributors offer an in-depth interdisciplinary exploration of what attracts people to this.

The National Forests of the Pacific Northwest do not disappoint. Filled with dense old-growth, volcanic mountains, rich rivers and countless adventures, they are a treasure not to be missed.

As with all excursions to the outdoors, be sure you check conditions first and in this case, road conditions. Conflict surrounding federal forest management—in particular the introduction of roads into roadless areas and the logging of old-growth forests—had grown in the preceding decades, but the US Forest Service (USFS) had been able to avert any substantial changes to its management objectives and agency mission, which prioritized timber Cited by: 8.

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Black, M.L. Roush, S.R. Radosevich. Roadless area: intensive management trade-offs on the Bridger-Teton and Lolo National Forests / View Metadata By: Bell, Enoch F. - Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah). The Northwest has been at the forefront of forest management and research in the United States for more than one hundred years.

In The U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest, Gerald Williams provides an historical overview of the part the Forest Service has played in managing the Northwest’s forests. Emphasizing changes in management policy over the. Land management designations.

To understand the origins of wildfires in relation to management capacity on national forests we compiled a study area-wide national forest planning map using spatial data from the Forest Service GIS library (USDA Forest Service, b).The 16 national forests contained over different land management designations developed as part of national forest Cited by: The roadless rule was a discretionary rule that fundamentally changed the Forest Service's longstanding approach to management of inventoried roadless areas by establishing nationwide prohibitions generally limiting, with some exceptions, timber harvest, road construction, and reconstruction within inventoried roadless areas in national forests.

The structure of most virgin forests in the western United States reflects a past disturbance history that includes forest fire. James K. Agee, an expert in the emergent field of fire ecology, analyzes the ecological role of fire in the creation and maintenance of natural western forests, focusing primarily on forest stand development by: A collection of 22 papers by 29 specialists on the use of prescribed burning for silvicultural purposes, primarily in Washington and Oregon.

Topics covered include the role of fire in natural ecosystems, the use of prescribed fire in forest and rangeland, the effects of prescribed fire on wildfire, pests, diseases, forest productivity and non-timber resources, public attitudes and.

In the western Cascades, old-growth forests have been reduced from % of the landscape in pre-settlement times to % today. Investment. Positive and negative incentives are influencing forest management investments in the Pacific Northwest.

Higher timber prices provide financial incentives for investments in timber production. Plant traits, productivity, biomass and soil properties from forest sites in the Pacific Northwest, – Skip to main content Thank you for visiting by:. Consensus Study Report: Consensus Study Reports published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine document the evidence-based consensus on the study’s statement of task by an authoring committee of s typically include findings, conclusions, and recommendations based on information gathered by the committee and the .Pacific Northwest Region: Lemolo Watershed projects: final environmental impact statement / ([Idleyld Park, OR: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, ]), also by Umpqua National Forest (Or.) and United States. Forest Service. Early seral forest is attracting increasing attention from scientists and managers.

This literature review, produced under contract to the United States Forest Service, addresses basic questions about this important seral stage in the forests of the Pacific Northwest (west and east of the Cascades Range).File Size: KB.