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    Author(s): Richard L. Clawson; John Faaborg; Wendy K. Gram; Paul A. Porneluzi
    Date: 2002
    Source: In: Shifley, S. R.; Kabrick, J. M., eds. Proceedings of the Second Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project Symposium: Post-treatment Results of the Landscape Experiment. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-227. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 147-160.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    This study was designed as an experiment to test how bird populations in an extensively forested landscape respond to small (group and single-tree selection) and large (clearcut) openings. Our objectives are to test the landscape-level effects of even-aged and uneven-aged forest management relative to no-harvest management on population density and reproductive success for forest-interior and early-successional bird species. Pre-treatment data were gathered during the period 1991 through 1995, treatments were applied in 1996 and early 1997, and post-treatment data have been collected from 1997 through the present. Immediately following treatment, populations of forest-interior species declined on all study sites. Post-treatment, forest-interior species responded both positively and negatively to the even-aged and uneven-aged treatments. For early-successional species, changes in density were positive in response to both even-aged and uneven-aged treatment types. Neither nest predation rates nor nest parasitism rates increased following treatment. From a landscape-level perspective, our findings indicate that the short-term effects of even-aged management are mixed, positive and negative, for forest-interior species and that the response by early-successional species is greater for even-aged than for uneven-aged management.

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    Clawson, Richard L.; Faaborg, John; Gram, Wendy K.; Porneluzi, Paul A. 2002. Landscape-level effects of forest management on bird species in the Ozarks of southeastern Missouri. In: Shifley, S. R.; Kabrick, J. M., eds. Proceedings of the Second Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project Symposium: Post-treatment Results of the Landscape Experiment. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-227. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 147-160.

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