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Restoring the shortleaf pine - bluestem grass ecosystem: An economic evaluationAuthor(s): M.M. Huebschmann; T.B. Lynch; D.K. Lewis; James M. Guldin
Source: Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters 1999 National Convention, Portland, Oregon, Sept. 11-15, p. 537-538
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionThe shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) - bluestem grass (Andropogon spp.) ecosystem that existed prior to European settlement is being restored on 155,000 acres in the Ouachita National Forest of western Arkansas. Preliminary analyses indicate that revenues generated in the affected area will decline because of reduced sale volumes, despite the high value of the stumpage removed near or at the end of a rotation. This paper reviews the methodology that will be used to estimate the effect this management will have on the economy of the area encompassing the Ouachita National Forest.
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CitationHuebschmann, M.M.; Lynch, T.B.; Lewis, D.K.; Guldin, James M. 1999. Restoring the shortleaf pine - bluestem grass ecosystem: An economic evaluation. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters 1999 National Convention, Portland, Oregon, Sept. 11-15, p. 537-538
KeywordsRed-cockaded woodpecker, shortleaf pine, bluestem grass, IMPLAN
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