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Management and access challenges across southwestern forests

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health

Management and access challenges across southwestern forests

hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health of the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Monday, December 15, 2003, in Grants, New Mexico

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health

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  • Forest management -- Law and legislation -- New Mexico,
  • Forest health -- Law and legislation -- New Mexico,
  • Forest reserves -- United States -- Management,
  • Forest policy -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 75 p. :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15558222M
    ISBN 100160719488

      ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, /PRNewswire/ -- Veristor Systems, Inc., a trusted provider of transformative business technology solutions, and Remediant, a leading provider of precision. The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA), the United States’ forest census, measured sixty-six Mexican spotted owl nest stands in order gain insight into the structure and composition of the nest habitat of this threatened species. I used these data, along with the greater FIA database and the Forest Vegetation Simulator to explore questions surrounding the management of .

    forests and expected global change responses, the observed convergence of climate, human land use patterns and histories (including livestock grazing, forest management, fire suppression, human settlement/WUI, and ignitions), and disturbance trends in the southwestern US may presage widespread forest ecosystem changes more broadly in. Sebinasi Dzikiti, Klaudia Schachtschneider, Vivek Naiken, Mark Gush, David Le Maitre, Comparison of water-use by alien invasive pine trees growing in riparian and non-riparian zones in the Western Cape Province, South Africa, Forest Ecology and Management, /, , (), ().

    Southwestern Region: Western spruce budworm suppression project using Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner Carson National Forest, New Mexico / (Albuquerque, N.M.: USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region, State and Private Forestry, Forest Pest Management, ), also by Terrence J. Rogers (page images at HathiTrust).   Information about contemporary fire regimes across the Sky Island mountain ranges of the Madrean Archipelago Ecoregion in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico can provide insight into how historical fire management and land use have influenced fire regimes, and can be used to guide fuels management, ecological restoration, and habitat .

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