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Crowd-sourced databases as essential elements for Forest Service partnerships and aquatic resource conservation

Publications Posted on: August 20, 2018
High-quality information is needed for conservation and management of aquatic resources on lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). Information is ultimately derived from data, so the USFS maintains a series of databases that are used to describe the status and trends of aquatic habitats and biota.

Adaptation for wildland aquatic resources

Documents and Media Posted on: December 04, 2014
Climate change is altering the amount, timing, and quality of water we receive from winter snow pack. In turn, the resulting effects on forest and aquatic ecosystems of the Mountain West are cascading into further shifts in water supply to downstream farms and cities. As mountain streams change, so too will forests. Fire will play an increasingly important role in shaping forest and stream ecosystems as the climate changes.Document Type: Briefing Papers

Biodiversity and management of the madrean archipelago: the sky islands of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. 1994 Sept. 19-23; Tucson, AZ.

Publications Posted on: May 08, 2009
This conference brought together scientists and managers from government, universities, and private organizations to examine the biological diversity and management challenges of the unique "sky island" ecosystems of the mountains of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.