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Logging roads and aquatic habitat protection in the California redwoodsAuthor(s): David Tomberlin; William T. Baxter; Robert R. Ziemer; Matthew Thompson
Source: Poster, 2002 SAF National Convention, 5-9 October 2002, Winston-Salem, NC.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionControl of sediment from logging roads in California’s redwood region is important to protecting streams inhabited by endangered salmonids. Both private and public landowners have limited resources to devote to road erosion control, and must make difficult choices about which roads to treat and how to treat them. We are developing operations research models to address road management questions in both spatial and temporal terms. These models explore the management implications of ongoing erosion, stochastic failures, and option values such as the ability to use roads for fire control and other management activities
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CitationTomberlin, David; Baxter, William T.; Ziemer, Robert R.; Thompson, Matthew. 2002. Logging roads and aquatic habitat protection in the California redwoods. Poster, 2002 SAF National Convention, 5-9 October 2002, Winston-Salem, NC.
KeywordsPSW4351, Caspar Creek, watershed, logging roads, aquatic habitat, sediment, salmonid
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