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Long Valley Experimental Forest

Experimental Forests and Ranges Posted on: September 09, 2015
The Long Valley Experimental Forest encompasses two sections (1,280 ac) of ponderosa pine forests about 46 miles south of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Aspen decline on the Coconino National Forest

Publications Posted on: November 16, 2009
An accelerated decline of aspen occurred across the Coconino National Forest, in northern Arizona, following a frost event in June 1999, and a long-term drought that included an extremely dry and warm period from 2001 through 2002, and bouts of defoliation by the western tent caterpillar in 2004, 2005, and 2007.

Measurements of the effects of forest cover upon the conservation of snow waters

Publications Posted on: March 25, 2008
The large treeless openings or "parks" in the western yellow pine forests of the southwest, which form a well known characteristic, afford an excellent opportunity for a comparative study of the effect of a forest canopy upon local snow conditions.

How do visitor density and anthropogenic change in frontcountry wilderness settings affect recreation benefits?

Publications Posted on: March 09, 2006
Effects on recreation benefits were assessed using questionnaires and image sets depicting visitor density ranges and anthropogenic setting changes at two heavily-visited wilderness sites. Visitor benefits were less affected by high visitor densities at the more accessible of the two sites. New age medicine wheels had a positive effect on visitor benefits, as did trail revegetation.