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An Economic Feasibility Study for Forest Industry in Challis, Idaho

Projects Posted on: September 17, 2020
This study is evaluating the potential future wood supply from timber harvest, fuel reduction treatments, and forest restoration on the Salmon-Challis National Forest, and the economics associated with different types of forest industry enterprises that would use these materials, including a sawmill and a variety of other manufacturing and bioenergy options.  

Wyoming's forest products industry and timber harvest, 2000

Publications Posted on: June 22, 2020
This report traces the flow of Wyoming's 2000 timber harvest through the primary wood-using industries; provides a description of the structure, capacity, and condition of Wyoming's primary forest products industry; and quantifies volumes and uses of wood fiber. Historical wood products industry changes are discussed, as well as changes in harvest, production, and sales.

Physical and chemical properties of the foliage of 10 live wildland fuels

Datasets Posted on: March 15, 2018
This data package contains data from over 3000 individual fuel elements collected as part of Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) project 11-1-4-19 "Determination of the effects of heating mechanisms and moisture content on ignition of live fuels." Data were collected each month during one of two one-year periods.

Data collected in 2012 using Q-methodology to identify the importance of water-based ecosystem services derived from the Shoshone National Forest

Datasets Posted on: March 15, 2018
This data publication contains the results of a 2012 study of the preferences of 96 stakeholders (e.g., farmers, ranchers, outfitters and guides, average citizens, natural resource managers and scientists, county commissioners) from Wyoming and Montana for 34 water-based ecosystem services.

The most comprehensive inventory of Colorado’s forests – ever!

Science Spotlights Posted on: April 20, 2017
The current inventory of Colorado’s forest is the first to use the complete set of Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots across all ownerships and forest types. The inventory was completed at a time when Colorado forests were undergoing substantial change, primarily in the form of insect infestations in pine and spruce, but also because of drought. This report captures the current status and recent trends.  

The most comprehensive inventory of Colorado’s forests – ever!

Media Gallery Posted on: April 20, 2017
The results are in from Forest Inventory Analysis data collected from 2002 to 2014, reporting on growth, mortality, and many other forest characteristics.

Colorado's forest resources, 2004-2013

Publications Posted on: March 29, 2017
This report presents a summary of the most recent inventory of Colorado’s forests based on field data collected between 2004 and 2013. The report includes descriptive highlights and tables of area, numbers of trees, biomass, carbon, volume, growth, mortality, and removals. Most sections and tables are organized by forest type or forest-type group, species group, diameter class, or owner group.

Multiple use

Pages Posted on: February 06, 2017
Multiple use management recognizes the interdependence of ecological resources and is based on the need for integrated consideration of ecological, social, and economic factors. These resources provide a starting point for assessing multiple-use management on public lands.

Data product containing litterfall, decomposition, and leaf area index data for "Surface Fuel Litterfall and Decomposition in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA"

Datasets Posted on: August 27, 2015
This data publication contains the collected field data for the following publication: "Surface Fuel Litterfall and Decomposition in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA" by Robert E. Keane (see Cross-Reference section in the metadata document).

Canopy fuel and tree biomass data from the Interior West

Datasets Posted on: March 27, 2015
This data set contains destructively sampled canopy fuel and tree biomass data from five study sites in the Interior West.