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Influence of headwater site conditions and riparian buffers on terrestrial salamander response to forest thinning.Author(s): D.E. Rundio; D.H. Olson
Source: Forest Science. 53(2): 320-330
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionWe examined the effect of forest thinning and riparian buffers along headwater streams on terrestrial salamanders at two sites in western Oregon. Salamander numbers were reduced postthinning at one site with lower down-wood volume. Terrestrial salamander distributions along stream-to-upslope transects suggest benefits of one and two site-potential tree-height stream buffers for upslope species.
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CitationRundio, D.E.; Olson, D.H. 2007. Influence of headwater site conditions and riparian buffers on terrestrial salamander response to forest thinning. Forest Science. 53(2): 320-330
KeywordsAmphibians, density management, down wood, cover use, refugia
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