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Human values and codes of behavior: Changes in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness visitors and their attitudes

Publications Posted on: April 30, 2015
A study of visitors to Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness in 1965 offered a baseline against which to evaluate how those who recreate in wilderness have changed their views of wilderness. A study of visitors to that same wilderness area in 1993 provided comparative data.

The role of old-growth forests in frequent-fire landscapes

Publications Posted on: December 17, 2007
Classic ecological concepts and forestry language regarding old growth are not well suited to frequent-fire landscapes. In frequent-fire, old-growth landscapes, there is a symbiotic relationship between the trees, the understory graminoids, and fire that results in a healthy ecosystem.