3 edition of Repeated prescribed burning in aspen found in the catalog.
Repeated prescribed burning in aspen
Donald A. Perala
1974 by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English
|Statement||Donald A. Perala.|
|Series||Research note NC -- 171.|
|Contributions||North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 p. :|
Fire and animal behavior. Thinning often creates good snowshoe hare habitat when it encourages denser growth of shrubs [ 35 ]. Mean fuel consumption was Cary, John R. The U-M Biological Station burn plots, which are formally known as a forest chronosequence, form one of the longest-running and most exhaustively studied experiments of its kind in the United States.
Heavy cover 10 feet 3 m above ground provides protection from avian predators, and heavy cover 3. Biology management of the Gambel oak vegetative type: a literature review. Post-fire images were taken one day after fire and include average ash load mass estimates, for each vegetation cover type Full size image Table 1 Summary of the distribution of sampling sites in the Moquah Barrens Chequamegon-Nicolet National ForestWisconsin, USA, included in this study. Wildlife and aspen management: a government perspective. At the U-M Biological Station, the forest removes about a ton of carbon per acre from the atmosphere each year, storing it as newly grown wood and soil organic matter, Nave said.
Animal damage to coniferous plantations in Oregon and Washington. Except for these small plots and a few pockets of old-growth trees, most of the forest at the 10,acre Biological Station dates tothe last time the property was severely burned by post-logging wildfires. Total carbon C and nitrogen N concentrations were analyzed using a Costech dry combustion elemental analyzer Costech Analytical Technologies Inc. The fires were started by lightning strikes, by embers thrown into the air from locomotives, and by settlers who used intentionally set fires to clear land for farming, said U-M ecologist and biogeochemist Luke Nave. Silviculture findings: Mounding is the most effective site preparation technique.
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Barrens now cover less than 0. T tests Repeated prescribed burning in aspen book applied for the pairwise comparison of ash mass between ambient fuel conditions and fuel addition treatments at conifer and grassland plots. Deciduous forest plots were not subjected to fuel addition.
Shooting snowshoe hares is costly of time and personnel, and is not always effective. Todd, Arlen W. The UMBS burn plots also allow researchers to address critical questions about climate change and the long-term storage of carbon in forests and their soils, said Nave, who studies that topic and who was at the station for the October burn.
In northwestern Oregon winter foods include needles and tender bark of Sitka spruce, Douglas-fir, and western hemlock Tsuga heterophylla ; leaves and green twigs of salal; buds, twigs, and bark of willows; and green herbs [ 53 ]. To determine concentrations of leachable element i.
Wild ungulates browse twigs and foliage; fur and game mammals such as black bear, beaver, and hares consume twigs, foliage, fruits, and bark.
Due to sub-optimal weather conditions, the prescribed fire did not burn as intensely as fires in previous years, so U-M researchers are considering re-burning the plots next spring.
It also occurs in montane chaparral [ 1421 ], mountain shrub [ 91], and the upper limits of pinyon-juniper Pinus-Juniperus spp. Winter snowshoe hare pellet counts were highest in year-old lodgepole pine stands, lower in older lodgepole stands, and lowest in spruce-dominated stands [ 46 ].
Saskatoon serviceberry has been successfully planted on burned sites [ 2991 ]. At high snowshoe hare densities, however, the apical shoots of small spruce are eaten [ 68 ]. Seasonal habitat selection by snowshoe hare in eastern Maine. Thinning overstocked lodgepole pine had little or no effect on reproduction or survival of snowshoe Repeated prescribed burning in aspen book but reduced average body weights [ 72 ].
Savannas have regimes of a few years: blue, pink, and light green areas. Snowshoe hare and allies. Journal of Mammalogy.
In Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota, bison browsed Saskatoon serviceberry and used the wooded draws in which it grows for cover [ Repeated prescribed burning in aspen book ].
Response to very frequent fire: Saskatoon serviceberry response to repeated burning is unclear. Pyrogenic carbon PyC content in ash was estimated using a weak nitric acid digestion, which removes organic material and assumes that residual C, most resistant to oxidation, represents charcoal C Kurth et al.
The fires were started by lightning strikes, by embers thrown into the air from locomotives, and by settlers who used intentionally set fires to clear land for farming, said U-M ecologist and biogeochemist Luke Nave.
This landscape consists of a mosaic of hardwood forest, pine woodland, shrubland, and grasslands Curtis Lynx, considered a sensitive species in Washington, can be maintained only with management for their main prey, the snowshoe hare. The advantage of such a large and long-term project is that researchers can experiment with many forest management techniques — from harvesting varying numbers of trees and studying the effects on biodiversity, to testing different silviculture approaches.
Results Fire behavior We observed a wide range of variation in fire behavior and soil heating throughout the two burn units Fig.Repeated prescribed fires decrease stocks and change attributes of coarse woody debris in a temperate eucalypt forest If prescribed burning is repeated at an interval shorter than the rate of.
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