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USFS -2 days ago

Multispecies mesocarnivore monitoring: USDA Forest Service multiregional monitoring approach

Small- to mid-sized forest carnivores, also known as mesocarnivores, are an important part of the animal community within national forests. Many forest mesocarnivores are of conservation concern and are listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), have been petitioned for listing under the ESA multiple times, or have designations within the Forest Service that warrant...

INBAR -3 days ago

INBAR at COP24 in Katowice

INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friederich explains why INBAR is at COP24 in Kotowice, Poland, what bamboo and rattan have to do with climate change, and what INBAR's role has been at the conference. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and ...

USFS -3 days ago

Managing wildfire for whitebark pine ecosystem restoration in western North America

Wildfire in declining whitebark pine forests can be a tool for ecosystem restoration or an ecologically harmful event. This document presents a set of possible wildfire management practices for facilitating the restoration of whitebark pine across its range inWestern North America. These management actions are designed to enhance whitebark pine resilience and health, while also being effective wil...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Mapping floristic gradients of forest composition using an ordination-regression approach with landsat OLI and terrain data in the Central Hardwoods region

Publication date: 28 February 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 434Author(s): Bryce T. Adams, Stephen N. Matthews, Matthew P. Peters, Anantha Prasad, Louis R. IversonAbstractMapping forest properties with supervised remote sensing has historically and increasingly remained vital to research and management efforts, and the demand for such products will only increase as better tools ...

INBAR -4 days ago

Semana de Bambú, PIURA PERU-2018

Semana del Bambú en Piura, Peru - "Estoy seguro de que el bambú va a tener cada vez mas protagonismo, cada vez mayor!" The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global knowledge base for bamboo and rattan and raise awareness ...

Elsevier -5 days ago

Evidence for population differentiation among Jeffrey and Ponderosa pines in survival, growth and phenology

Publication date: 28 February 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 434Author(s): Alejandra Martínez-Berdeja, Jill A. Hamilton, Aurore Bontemps, Johanna Schmitt, Jessica W. WrightAbstractEcological restoration projects that include reforestation require that land managers select appropriate source of seeds for long-term persistence. In California, the standard approach for making this...

Elsevier -5 days ago

Effects of restoration practices on controlling soil and water losses in the Wei River Catchment, China: An estimation based on longitudinal field observations

Publication date: March 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 100Author(s): Yifei Wang, Shunbo YaoAbstractUnderstanding the soil and water processes and their interactions over time and space has attracted research and policy attention worldwide. But past studies have rarely adopted an interdisciplinary approach to integrating the primary natural and social forces in assessing the causes...

INBAR -5 days ago

1 of 2. David Silvera from Caribamboo - "This is a wonderful opportunity for Jamaica &the Caribbean"

1 of 2. David Silvera, Director of Regional Affairs for Caribamboo, spoke to INBAR about his company's plans to open the first bamboo processing plant outside of Asia in Jamaica. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and strengthen the global...

INBAR -5 days ago

INBAR Director General Hans Friederich at COP24 - "Bamboo is part of the energy solution"

INBAR Director General Dr. Hans Friederich addresses bamboo for energy at "Building global energy interconnection to accelerate sustainable development" at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, in 2018. The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation, or INBAR, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and rattan for inclusive, green development. We research and streng...