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Goshawks, bark beetles, and timber management: Can they coexist?

Science Spotlights Posted on: October 12, 2017
Wildlife habitat and timber production are critical elements of the management of many National Forests. The Black Hills National Forest has provided a thriving timber economy for over 100 years. The forest also provides habitat for the northern goshawk, which has been severely impacted by mountain pine beetles. 

Fertilization in western larch forests

Documents and Media Posted on: August 20, 2015
Forest fertilization is effective as one means of increasing timber production. This report describes the status of fertilization research in the western larch type in Montana, and lists the locations of established experimental forest fertilization plots. Document Type: White Papers