This report traces the flow of Wyoming's 2000 timber harvest through the primary wood-using industries; provides a description of the structure, capacity, and condition of Wyoming's primary forest products industry; and quantifies volumes and uses of wood fiber. Historical wood products industry…
Keywords: forest products, mill residue, sawtimber, timber harvest, Wyoming
Source: Resour. Bull. RMRS-RB-5. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 25 p.
Provides a guide for managing lowland hardwoods in the Lake States. Gives both even-age and uneven-age guides for black ash.
Keywords: Fraxinus nigra, black ash, lowland hardwoods, swamp hardwoods, black ash-American elm-red maple type, management
Source: General Technical Report NC-115. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Cubic-foot volume equations are presented for sugar maple, basswood, yellow birch, and white ash. Conversion factors for board-foot and cordwood volumes are also provided. The equations are useful for even-aged, second-growth hardwoods in northeastern Wisconsin.
Keywords: sugar maple, yellow birch, American basswood, white ash, cubic volume, board-foot, cordwood
Source: Research Paper NC-222. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Knowledge of the survival of the Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) is essential in managing viable populations of the species. In eight study areas in northeastern Oregon, survivorship of adult Pileated Woodpeckers was 0.60 after 6 mo, 0.47 after 12 me, and 0.35 after 18 mo. Of…
Source: Journal of Field Ornithology. 72(1): 131-135
Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) can be characterized by localized regions of high-moisture-content wood, often referred to as wet pockets, and uneven drying conditions may occur when lumber of higher and lower moisture content is mixed together in a dry kiln. The primary objective of…
Keywords: Western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, lumber, drying, sawmill, moisture content, Alaska
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-530. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 8 p
Despite abundant forest resources in the state, the Alaska forest products industry declined throughout the 1990s and early 21st century. In a state with lots of trees, mills are going out of business and most finished lumber used in the state is imported from the lower 48 United States and Canada…
Source: Science Updates 5. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
Arizona's natural ponderosa pine stands are characterized by open, mature groups and adjacent closed, dense thickets. The open structure of the mature groups permits a warm, dry environment, resulting in very low fuel moisture during much of the fire season and creating high ignition and fire…
Keywords: fuel loadings, stand characteristics, fire behavior potential, Pinus ponderosa var. arizonica
Source: Res. Note RM-RN-418. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
The first volume of the Cerrado photo series is a collection of sites that represent a range of physiognomic forms of the Cerrado in central Brazil including campo limpo, campo sujo, cerrado ralo, cerrado sensu stricto, and cerrado denso. Sites include wide-angle and stereo pair…
Keywords: Cerrado, photo series, central Brazil
Source: [Brochure]. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.
Understanding ecological processes and their spatial scales is key to managing ecosystems for biodiversity, especially for species associated with late-seral forest. We focused on 2 species of squirrel (Sciuridae: northern flying squirrel, Glaucomys sabrinus, and Townsend's chipmunk, Tamias…
Keywords: ecological scale, forest development, Glaucomys sabrinus, habitat, northern flying squirrel, Oregon, Tamias townsendii, Townsend's chipmunk
Source: Wildlife Monographs. 142: 1-71
This report traces the flow of California’s 2000 timber harvest through the wood-using industries; provides a description of the structure, operations, and condition of California’s primary forest products industry; and briefly summarizes timber inventory and growth. Historical wood products…
Keywords: Forest products, California, timber harvest, employment, bioenergy
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-615. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p