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Elsevier -20 hours ago

Breeding bird response to season of burn in an upland hardwood forest

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Cathryn H. Greenberg, Tara L. Keyser, W. Henry McNab, Patrick ScottAbstractUpland hardwood forest managers are increasingly burning during the growing-season in hopes of improving wildlife habitat and attaining or accelerating other restoration goals, highlighting the need for research addressing how season...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

Primary forest distribution and representation in a Central European landscape: Results of a large-scale field-based census

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Martin Mikoláš, Karol Ujházy, Marián Jasík, Michal Wiezik, Igor Gallay, Pavol Polák, Juraj Vysoký, Marek Čiliak, Garrett W. Meigs, Miroslav Svoboda, Volodymyr Trotsiuk, William S. KeetonAbstractGiven the global intensification of forest management and climate change, protecting and studying forests ...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

Stand carbon density drivers and changes under future climate scenarios across global forests

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Yanrong Guo, Changhui Peng, Ralph Trancoso, Qiuan Zhu, Xiaolu ZhouAbstractClimate and soil factors drive forest carbon (C) density. However, their impacts on the aboveground carbon density (ACD) and belowground carbon density (BCD) of global forest types have not been quantified in previous studies. In this...

Elsevier -22 hours ago

The emergence of network governance in U.S. National Forest Administration: Causal factors and propositions for future research

Publication date: September 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 106Author(s): Jesse AbramsAbstractSince its establishment in the early twentieth century, the U.S. Forest Service has periodically evolved its approach to decision-making and management for the millions of hectares of national forest under its authority. Starting in the 1990s, a complex governance regime emerged in which n...

Springer -2 days ago

Understorey phylogenetic diversity in thermophilous deciduous forests: overstorey species identity can matter more than species richness

Abstract Background Understorey vegetation is a key biodiversity component of forest ecosystems. Previous studies examined its relations with the overstorey mainly in terms of taxonomic diversity, composition or productivity. So far, none focused on the phylogenetic aspect, which represents the deepest component of diversity in a com...

Elsevier -2 days ago

Natural regeneration and recruitment of native Quercus robur and introduced Q. rubra in European oak-pine mixed forests

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Beata Woziwoda, Marcin K. Dyderski, Sylwia Kobus, Agnieszka Parzych, Andrzej M. JagodzińskiAbstractThe North-American Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) introduced to European forests over 200 years ago, spreads spontaneously in various types of forest ecosystems. At the same time the retreat of native ...

Mongabay -2 days ago

Conservation tech prize with invasive species focus announces finalists

The Con X Tech Prize just announced its second round will be funding 20 finalists each with $3,500 to create their first prototypes. Some 150 teams submitted ideas that use technology to address a conservation challenge. The 20 winners of this first stage of the competition will also compete for a grand prize of $20,000, […]...

timberbiz -3 days ago

FWPA RD&E projects to support industry

FWPA has supported a range of RD&E projects, funded jointly by industry and the Australian Government, under its voluntary matched funding program. Voluntary matching has allowed FWPA to work with some of the best minds in the country on the development of technologies and initiatives that will have significant benefits for industry long into the future. Source: Timberbiz The scheme allows FWP...

timberbiz -3 days ago

Birds thrive on KIPT properties

Surveys on Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers properties have shown that the remnant vegetation on the plantation properties is providing valuable habitat for birdlife. Last year was the first time that bird surveys had been conducted in KIPT’s plantations, which were visited between November by the 22 volunteer surveyors. Source: Timberbiz More than 85 surveys were completed, across 37 differen...

CIFOR -4 days ago

Freelance Publication Typesetter

The Typesetter will take on short-term product-based assignments to produce international-quality publication products. Tasks will be assigned to assist typesetting... The post Freelance Publication Typesetter appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Elsevier -4 days ago

Grizzly bear selection of recently harvested forests is dependent on forest recovery rate and landscape composition

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Sean P. Kearney, Nicholas C. Coops, Gordon B. Stenhouse, Scott E. Nielsen, Txomin Hermosilla, Joanne C. White, Michael A. WulderAbstractForests in the early stages of regeneration are valuable habitat for threatened grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) populations inhabiting the interior mountains of North America, ...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Habitat-dependent responses of terrestrial salamanders to wildfire in the short-term

Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 449Author(s): Meaghan R. Gade, Philip R. Gould, William E. PetermanAbstractWildfire is an important natural disturbance event that promotes landscape heterogeneity and regulates many wildlife communities. The compounding effects of fire suppression and climate change have increased the frequency and severity of wildfire,...