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Managing for wildlife habitat in Westside production forests.Author(s): Timothy B. Harrington; Gretchen E. Nicholas
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-695. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 135 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionOn October 18, 2006, a workshop was held in Vancouver, WA, with the title "Managing for wildlife habitat in Westside production forests." The purpose of the workshop was to provide prescriptions and guidelines for people who manage Westside forests (those west of the Cascade Mountains' crest) primarily for wood production, but because of mandate or personal preference, want to integrate wildlife values. The audience included over 150 professionals from forest industry, consulting firms, and public and tribal forest and wildlife management agencies. This proceedings includes ten papers based on oral presentations at the workshop plus a synthesis paper summarizing workshop themes, discussions, and related information. Topics include a history of wildlife management research in the Pacific Northwest, elements of habitat and how to manage for them, the challenges of appropriately implementing ecosystem management, and economic implications to private forestland owners.
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CitationHarrington, Timothy B.; Nicholas, Gretchen E., tech. eds. 2007. Managing for wildlife habitat in Westside production forests. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-695. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 135 p
KeywordsWildlife habitat, old-forest structure, thinning, coarse woody debris, wildlife trees, management regimes, economic analysis
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