Sessions Tagged With 'forest management'

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Searching for Goldilocks: Balancing Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Old-Forest Species Conservation in the Sierra Nevada, CA

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Concern over the social, economic, and ecological consequences of increasingly frequent "megafires" in California's Sierra Nevada have led some to propose large-scale forest restoration to increase ecosystem resilience. However, restoration efforts (e.g., forest...

Oak and Fire in Minnesota forests

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Oak forests and savannas provide valuable ecosystem services including timber production and wildlife habitat. Historically, fire has played an important role in the development, maintenance, and distribution of oak forests across Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. This...