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Evaluating and communicating options for harvesting young-growth douglas-fir forestsAuthor(s): Dean S. DeBell; Jeffery D. DeBell; Robert O. Curtis; Nancy K. Allison
Source: In: Communicating the role of silviculture in managing the national forests: Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. 1997 May 19-22; Warren, PA.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-238. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 155-162.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA cooperative project, developed by Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNW), provides a framework for managers and scientists to (1) obtain experience with a range of silvicultural options; (2) develop information about public response to visual appearance, economic performance, and biological aspects associated with each option; and (3) demonstrate and communicate the consequences of applying the options (singly or mixes thereof) over the landscape to lay and technical audiences. The project is being installed as part of DNR's timber sale program on a 90,000-acre "working forest."
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CitationDeBell, Dean S.; DeBell, Jeffery D.; Curtis, Robert O.; Allison, Nancy K. 1997. Evaluating and communicating options for harvesting young-growth douglas-fir forests. In: Communicating the role of silviculture in managing the national forests: Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. 1997 May 19-22; Warren, PA.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-238. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 155-162.
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