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This report is a synthesis of results from an 11-year study of the effects of increasing intensities of range management strategies on herbage production, water resources, economics, and associated resources-such as wood fiber and recreation-in Grant County, Oregon. Four intensities of management…
Author(s): Thomas M. Quigley, H. Reed Sanderson, Arthur R. Tiedemann
Keywords: range improvement, range management strategies, range economics, herbage production, forage production, range carrying capacity, animal unit month allocation, range watersheds, water yield, stream discharge, stream temperature, pollution indicator bacteria, fecal coliforms, fecal streptococcus, stream chemistry
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-238. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 223 p
Year: 1989
The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara Sheviak and Bowles) is a threatened species of the tallgrass prairie. Invasion by leafy spurge (Euphorbiaes esula L.) is a serious threat to western prairie fringed orchid habitat. The obiectives of this study were to develop a herbicide…
Author(s): Donald R. Kirby, Rodney G. Lym, John J. Sterling, Carolyn Hull Sieg
Keywords: invasive species, herbicides, range improvement, soil seedbank
Source: Journal of Range Management. 56(5): 466-473.
Year: 2003
The proceedings summarizes recent research and existing literature pertaining to the restoration and management of game and livestock ranges in the Intermountain Region. Improved plant materials and planting practices are emphasized. The series of 28 papers was presented at the Restoration of Range…
Author(s): Stephen B. Monsen, Nancy Shaw
Keywords: habitat improvement, range improvement, range management, plant materials, site preparation, planting techniques
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-157. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 194 p.
Year: 1983
This paper is a distillation of some of the most important information resulting from a half-century of research on sagebrush-grass rangelands. It has been prepared as a reference for managers and users of rangelands and as a help for planning and decisionmaking.
Author(s): James P. Blaisdell, Robert B Murray, E. Durant McArthur
Keywords: range management, range improvement, sagebrush-grass ranges, sagebrush ecology, sagebrush taxonomy
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-134. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, lntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 41 p.
Year: 1982