Sustaining aspen in western landscapes: Symposium proceedings; 13-15 June 2000; Grand Junction, COAuthor(s): Wayne D. Shepperd; Dan Binkley; Dale L. Bartos; Thomas J. Stohlgren; Lane G. Eskew
Source: Proceedings RMRS-P-18. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 460 p.
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThe current status and trend of aspen is a topic of debate; some studies have claimed dramatic reductions in aspen stands while others have found no major changes. The actual picture of aspen forests across the West is variable, and the presence of conifers and ungulates in aspen may or may not indicate a progressive loss of aspen. These proceedings summarize the state of knowledge about aspen ecology, the condition and trends in aspen ecosystems in the West, and human dimensions and management options for sustaining aspen.
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CitationShepperd, Wayne D.; Binkley, Dan; Bartos, Dale L.; Stohlgren, Thomas J.; Eskew, Lane G., comps. 2001. Sustaining aspen in western landscapes: Symposium proceedings; 13-15 June 2000; Grand Junction, CO. Proceedings RMRS-P-18. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 460 p.
Keywordsecosystem management, ecosystem research, sustainable forests, quaking aspen, Populus tremuloides
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