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Conserving old forest in landscapes shaped by fire.Author(s): Valerie Rapp
Source: Science Update 11. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 11 p
Publication Series: Science Update
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP, or Plan) provides policy direction for federal land within the range of the northern spotted owl in California, Oregon, and Washington. In a recent review of the Plan’s first 10 years, federal agencies looked at the status and trends for late-successional and old forests (hereafter, LSOF; includes both mature forests and large, single- and multistoried old forests) in the Plan area. The agencies also looked at the challenges ahead.
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CitationRapp, Valerie. 2005. Conserving old forest in landscapes shaped by fire. Science Update 11. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 11 p
- Northwest Forest Plan—the first 10 years (1994–2003): first-decade results of the Northwest Forest Plan.
- Monitoring late-successional forest biodiversity in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.
- Late-successional and old-growth forest effectiveness monitoring plan for the Northwest Forest Plan.
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