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    Author(s): Evelyn L. BullCatherine G. Parks; Torolf R. Torgersen
    Date: 1997
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-391. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    This publication provides qualitative and quantitative information on five distinct structures: living trees with decayed parts, trees with hollow chambers, trees with brooms, dead trees, and logs. Information is provided on the value of these structures to wildlife, the decay or infection processes involved in the formation of these structures, and the principles to consider for selecting the best structures to retain.

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    Bull, Evelyn L.; Parks, Catherine G.; Torgersen, Torolf R. 1997. Trees and logs important to wildlife in the interior Columbia River basin. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-391. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p

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    Keywords

    Broom rust, cavity nesters, decay fungi, dwarf mistletoe, Elytroderma, forest management, habitat monitoring, hollow trees, interior Columbia River basin, logs, old-growth forests, snags, wildlife, wood decay

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