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Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska

Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska

a problem analysis

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest health -- Alaska.,
    • Restoration ecology -- Alaska.,
    • Forest management -- Alaska.,
    • Spruce beetle -- Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDarrell W. Ross ... [et al.].
      SeriesGeneral technical report PNW ;, GTR-523, General technical report PNW ;, 523.
      ContributionsRoss, Darrell W., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB763.A4 F66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4016758M
      LC Control Number2001387677
      OCLC/WorldCa48383372

      An article by Ross et al. entitled, Forest Health Restoration in South-Central Alaska: A Problem Analysis, provides a good example of the particular health problems in forests and the way that these can forests can be restored and maintained. Ross DW, Daterman GE, Boughton JL, Quigley TM () Forest health restoration in South-Central Alaska: a problem analysis. General technical report. PNW-GTR Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR, US.

      Alaska Investment in State's Cooperative Programs Program FY Final Community Forestry and Open Space $0 Cooperative Lands - Forest Health Management $1,, Forest Legacy $0 Forest Stewardship $, Landscape Scale Restoration $0 State Fire Assistance $2,, Urban and Community Forestry $, Volunteer Fire Assistance. Alaska Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse Upgrades: Addition of species-specific absence records and records of first collection in Alaska. Prepared for Invasive Plants, Pesticides and Forest Health Monitoring Programs, USDA Forest Service. Alaska Center for Conservation Science, University of Alaska Anchorage. Anchorage, Alaska. 29 pp.

      BOOK. SCHOOL. STONE MASONRY. Log Home Restoration known for the use of not only large diameter logs but the highest quality Alaskan Cedar and Spruce from South Central Alaska and the Tongass National Forest. With the combination of rainforest conditions and colder temperatures make these trees the slowest growing on the planet. We are proud to present a conservation assessment for the Coastal Forests and Mountains Ecoregion in Southeast Alaska. This product represents over five years of effort in data compilation, analysis and review, with the ultimate goal of providing an improved understanding of the distribution, condition and conservation status of ecological values in the region.


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Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska Download PDF EPUB FB2

A spruce beetle outbreak of unprecedented size and intensity killed most of the spruce trees on millions of acres of forest land in south-central Alaska in the s. The tree mortality is affecting every component of the ecosystem, including the socioeconomic culture dependent on the resources of these vast forests.

Based on information obtained through workshops and outreach. (PDF) Forest Health Restoration in South-Central Alaska: A Problem Analysis | Darrell Ross and Thomas Quigley - A spruce beetle outbreak of unprecedented size and intensity killed most of the spruce trees on millions of acres of forest land in south-central Alaska in the s.

Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska. Portland, OR: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska: a problem analysis.

[Darrell W Ross; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.);]. program focused on disturbance issues affecting forest health in south-central Alaska forest ecosystems, and particularly on the restoration issues resulting from the vast impacts of the s.

program focused on disturbance issues affecting forest health in south-central Alaska forest ecosystems, and particularly on the restoration issues resulting from the vast impacts of the s bark beetle outbreak.

The goal of this program is to intensify re-search efforts in this area to provide new information and tools to assist managers and. Adds and changes the existing Forest health restoration in south-central Alaska book Forest Restoration Act.

Designating I&D landscape scale areas and new NEPA provisions. Criteria were: 1) risk; 2) decline in forest health; or 3) hazard trees.] Projects must reduce the risk or extent of, or increase the resilience to, insect or disease infestation in designated landscape area.

B Definitions for old-growth forest types in southcentral Alaska. Juneau, AK: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, Old-Growth Definition Task Group. 33 p. Capp, Jack; Van Zee, Bruce; [and others]. Final report: ecological definitions for old-growth forest types in the Alaska.

1. Introduction. During the s, an already pervasive epidemic of spruce beetle intensified among forests of south-central Alaska. Approximately millon ha of white (Picea glauca), Lutz (Picea × lutzii), and Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) forest were impacted from to in Alaska (Werner et al., ), reportedly the world's largest spruce beetle outbreak (Packee, ).

Forest Health Conditions in Alaska. The Forest Health Conditions in Alaska report summarizes observations made during surveying efforts each year. It is produced annually by USDA Forest Service - Forest Health Protection and their partners, including the Alaska Division of Forestry.

For copies of the Forest Health Conditions in Alaska reports. Forest Health Restoration in South-Central Alaska: A Problem Analysis size and intensity killed most of the spruce trees on millions of acres of forest land in south-central Alaska in the.

FHR is a Central Oregon-based business that can help you with your forest restoration efforts and forest products needs. In addition to providing services like forest health appraisals and fire prevention buffers for homes or timberland, FHR makes and sells forest products like juniper and fir fire.

Forest Health Restoration. A healthy forest is one in which native plant and tree species and wildlife flourish.

North American forests are fire-adapted ecosystems. As a result of a century of fire suppression, many forests have become overcrowded and are susceptible to wildfire, insects, disease and invasions of nonnative species.

Alaska has million acres of forested land, stretching from the coastal rain forest of Southeast and Southcentral Alaska to the boreal forest of the Interior.

Four landlords manage Alaska’s forests: the federal government, 51%; state and local government, including trust lands supporting mental health programs and the University of Alaska. The condition of forest health in Alaska is assessed, compiled, and published annually.

Due to the size of Alaska, much of the assessment is by aerial survey. The coastal forests of south‐central and southeast Alaska experience periodic disturbance from several forest pests, particularly spruce.

The pine and fir forests of the Yakama Reservation in south-central Washington State are managed using combinations of even-aged and uneven-aged silvicultural systems. Forest health is a major concern, and, therefore, silvicultural prescriptions are designed to restore forest conditions so that appropriate tree species composition and density.

The Kenai Experience: Communities and Forest Health. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR.

12 pp. Forest Health Restoration in South-Central Alaska: A Problem Analysis. General Technical Report PNW-GTR U.S. Department of Agriculture. Alaska Investment in State's Cooperative Programs Program FY Final Community Forestry and Open Space $0 Cooperative Lands - Forest Health Management $, Forest Legacy $0 Forest Stewardship $, Landscape Scale Restoration $0 State Fire Assistance $3, Urban and Community Forestry $, Volunteer Fire Assistance $, Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of 98 The flora of south central Alaska: A handbook for field identification of common lichens, mosses, liverworts and vascular plants The Forest Carpet: New Zealand's Little-Noticed Forest Plants-Mosses.

Increasing the scale and pace of forest health restoration on U.S. Forest Service (USFS) managed forests in eastern and south central Oregon will contribute to the health and resiliency of Oregon’s dry-side forest ecosystems. Restoring fire-resilient forest. A summary of “National Forest Health Restoration: An Economic Assessment of Forest Restoration on Oregon’s Eastside National Forests,” a report prepared for Governor John Kitzhaber and Oregon’s legislative leaders.

The study area focused on all National Forests east of the Cascade Crest (excluding Mt. Hood National Forest) and the western portion of the Rogue River–Siskiyou National.Outcomes of this work will elucidate the effects of ungulate herbivory on restoration of ecosystem health in fuel-reduced plant other forest dynamics research, ongoing multifaceted studies conducted at multiple spatial scales in southeastern Alaska strongly support the hypothesis that freezing injury is the cause of yellow.From to a massive outbreak of spruce beetles (Dendroctonus rufipennis) caused a die-off of spruce trees (Picea spp.) across more than million ha of forests in Alaska.

This natural disturbance was most pronounced among forests in south-central Alaska where a variety of research studies were initiated to examine both the causes of this outbreak and its far.