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Ponderosa pine ecosystems restoration and conservation

Ponderosa pine ecosystems restoration and conservation

steps toward stewardship : conference proceedings, Flagstaff, AZ, April 25-27, 2000

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station in [Ogden, UT] (324 25th St., Ogden, 84401) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ponderosa pine -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses,
  • Restoration ecology -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses,
  • Forest management -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses,
  • Reforestation -- West (U.S.) -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRegina K. Vance ... [et al.], compilers ; sponsoring organizations, Ecological Restoration Institute, Northern Arizona University ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesProceedings RMRS -- P-22.
    ContributionsVance, Regina K., Northern Arizona University. Ecological Restoration Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD397.P6115 P66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17603404M
    LC Control Number2001344886
    OCLC/WorldCa48772668

    SER’s book series, “The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration”, is published in partnership with Island Press and has grown to include 28 full-length titles. Books cover a wide range of topics, from the scientific principles underlying restoration and the philosophical underpinnings of the discipline, to issues and strategies for restoring specific ecosystem types and field. Get this from a library! Ponderosa pine ecosystems restoration and conservation: steps toward stewardship: conference proceedings, Flagstaff, AZ, April , [Regina K Vance; Northern Arizona University. Ecological Restoration Institute.;].

    It has also been shown that restoration may improve the ability of ponderosa pine forests to provide ecosystem services. For instance, restoration improves microclimate regulation, and the scenic quality of restored forests is generally preferred to the dense stands that currently dominate ( Cited by: BibTeX @MISC{States01ecosystemsrestoration, author = {United States and Forest Service and Ponderosa Pine and Toward Stewardship}, title = {Ecosystems Restoration and Conservation: Steps}, year = {}}.

    fishing grounds, to conservation and restoration of ecosystems (Noss and Cooperrider, ; Redford et al., ). Restoration of ecosystem function and natural fire regimes has emerged as the primary objective of private, state, and federal forest managers in the extensive ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa). The purpose of this paper is to promote a broad and flexible perspective on ecological restoration of Southwestern (U.S.) ponderosa pine forests. Ponderosa pine forests in the region have been radically altered by Euro-American land uses, including livestock grazing, fire suppression, and logging. Dense thickets of young trees now abound, old-growth and biodiversity have declined, and human Cited by:


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Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems Restoration and Conservation - Steps Toward Stewardship Conference Proceedings Flagstaff AZ April 25 - 27 Paperback – January 1, by Various Authors (Author), ton &ter (Editor)Author: Various Authors. Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests is the second book in the series The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration from the Society for Ecological Restoration International and Island : $   Ponderosa pine ecosystems restoration and conservation: steps toward stewardship Document Type: Conference Paper Author(s): Regina K.

Vance; Carleton B. Edminster; W. Wallace Covington; Julie A. Blake. Book Description. Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests brings together practitioners and thinkers from a variety of fields—including forestry, biology, philosophy, ecology, political science, archaeology, botany, and geography—to synthesize what is known about ecological restoration in ponderosa pine forests and to consider the factors involved in developing and implementing a successful restoration effort.

Through my MEM Project, I will assist AU in restoring the ponderosa pine ecosystem to historic reference conditions prior to fire suppression beginning in the late s in Ponderosa pine ecosystems restoration and conservation book to reduce the risk of catastrophic fires and increase utility of the forest for education and recreation.

Ponderosa pine is three-needled, however, fascicles with both two and three needles can be found on the same tree. Ponderosa trees can withstand heat from most surface fires because of the insulating bark that protects the underlying cambial layers.

ecological restoration of southwestern ponderosa pine ecosystems: a broad perspective craig d. allen,1,10 melissa savage,2 donald a.

falk,3 kieran f. s uckling,4 thomas w. s wetnam,5 todd schulke,4 peter b. stacey,6 penelope morgan,7 martos hoffman,8 and jon t. k lingel9. Arizona ponderosa pine forests is a corrective step to safely re-establish and conserve self-regulating ecological systems and their full suite of native biological diversity.

The Parties further recognize that doing so involves a comprehensive program that strategically integrates community protection, ecological restoration, fire. This study presents recommendations from a workshop for integrating the principles and practices of restoration ecology and conservation biology, toward the objective of restoring the composition, structure, and function of dry ponderosa pine by:   Pinyon-juniper ecosystems are distributed throughout the western United States and are broadly defined as including one species of pinyon pine (subsection cembroides) and/or one species of juniper (section Sabina).

The majority of the pinyon-juniper type is found in regions subject to temperature extremes and limited moisture availability. Pinyon-juniper generally occurs between 4, to 7, The Steps Toward Stewardship: Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems Restoration and Conservation conference, held in Flagstaff, AZ on April, was designed to share lessons and emerging research and information critical to successful ecologically based forest restoration.

A Cited by: 7. A practical guide for ecological restoration by Tim Lillebo A publication of Oregon Wild (), dedicated to protecting and restor- ration it is limited to the conservation and restoration of dry ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forest types.

growth forests while promoting restoration of ecosystems and watersheds. Restoration of the Mt. Logan ponderosa pine ecosystem has been on-going since This effort included tree thinning to a density based on what the tree density was in The desired plant community objectives from the Mt. Trumbull Resource Conservation Area Plan had a forest objective as 50% trees to be in old-growth - i.e., a diameter Author: Lee E.

Hughes. Ponderosa pine crown structure, branching pattern, and needle and bud characteristics also affect survival during fire. The open crown structure and branching pattern of ponderosa pine allows for better mixing of air and dissipation of heat within stands during a fire, thus reducing the potential for crown by:   Conclusion - Key Concepts and Questions in Adaptive Ecosystem Restoration of Ponderosa Pine Forest Ecosystems, APPENDIX 1 - Species Mentioned in Text, APPENDIX 2 - Threatened, Endangered, and Sensitive Vertebrate Species in Price: $ DETERMINING REFERENCE CONDITIONS FOR ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT OF SOUTHWESTERN PONDEROSA PINE FORESTS PETER Z.

FULE´,E COVINGTON, AND MARGARET M. MOORE Northern Arizona University, School of Forestry, Flagstaff, Arizona USA Abstract. The fire disturbance regime and forest structure prior to Euro-American settlement (AD.

Healthy ponderosa ecosystems include a mosaic of dense patches of pine trees interspersed with grassy meadows at higher elevations, with large areas of more open savanna-like pine woodlands at lower elevations.

This natural patchiness is a very important ecosystem character that no longer exists in most areas of this ecosystem. This volume is divided into three sections: (1) Ecological, Biological, and Physical Science; (2) Social and Cultural; and (3) Economics and Utilization.

Effective ecological restoration requires a combination of science and management. The authors of the first section exemplified this integration in the course of addressing a broad range of topics, from detailed microsite and small-scale Cited by: Reference Conditions and Ecological Restoration: A Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Perspective Article (PDF Available) in Ecological Applications 9(4) November with 93 Reads.

On federal land, ponderosa pine habitats are increasingly being restored or managed consistent with wildlife conservation goals through fuel reduction treatments, retention of large-diameter trees, and high snags densities.

Ponderosa pine habitats are important for wildlife that prefer open, dry forests. Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests brings together practitioners and thinkers from a variety of fields—including forestry, biology, philosophy, ecology, political science, archaeology, botany, and geography—to synthesize what is known about ecological restoration in ponderosa pine forests and to consider the factors involved in developing and implementing a Brand: Island Press.Ponderosa pine ecosystem restoration in Fort Valley (located east of Flagstaff, Arizona) has been proposed as a method of restoring ecosystem health and lowering the risk of catastrophic wildfire in Flagstaff's wildland-urban by: 3.Our study of ponderosa pine forests in northern Arizona indicates that even where ecosystem restoration and species conservation objectives are in conflict, spatial analysis and modeling approaches can be useful for designing strategies to minimize or eliminate the negative effects of restoration activities on imperiled species by: