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Starkey Publications for Timber Management
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Clark, AbeThesisClark, A. A. 2007. Botanical composition and diet quality of beef cattle grazing at three stocking rates following fuels reduction in mixed conifer forests. M.S. Thesis, Department of Animal Science. 61 pp. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Cook, JohnPresentationCook, J. G. 2000. Forest management and elk nutrition: Research plans and priorities. April 17-18. Annual meeting of the Northwest Forestry Association, Skamania Lodge, Oregon.
Cook, JohnPublicationCook, J. G., T. W. Stutzman, C. W. Bowers, K. A. Brenner, and L. L. Irwin. 1995. Spherical densiometers produce biased estimates of forest canopy cover. Wildlife Society Bulletin 23:711-717.
Johnson, BrucePresentationJohnson, Bruce K., Michael J. Wisdom, John G. Cook, and John G. Kie. 1998. Elk and managed forests: what science tells us. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 14th Annual Meeting and Professional Biologists Workshop, Portland, Oregon, 18 February 1998.
Long, RyanPublicationLong, Ryan A., Rachlow, Janet L., Kie, John G. and Vavra, Martin. 2008. Fuels Reduction in a Western Coniferous Forest: Effects on Quantity and Quality of Forage for Elk. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61(3):302-313.
Noyes, CeciliaUnpublished ReportNoyes, C., P. Coe, B. Wales, A. Blumton, and B. Johnson.. 1994. Estimates of canopy cover and defoliation from a Landsat scene for La Grande Ranger District. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, La Grande, Oregon, USA.
Riggs, RobertPublicationRiggs, R. A., J. G. Cook, L. L. Irwin, and J. L. Spicer. 1993. Relating timber management to cover for big game on interior northwest winter range: some thoughts on reducing conflict. Pages 18-36 in R. L. Callas, E. B. Koch, and E. R. Loft, editors. Proceedings of the Western States and Provinces Elk Workshop. Cali
Rinehart, JenniferThesisRinehart, J. M. 2001. Effects of intensive salvage loggin on Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsonii) at the Starkey Experimental Forest and Range. Missoula, MT: University of Montana. M.S. Thesis.
Thomas, JackPublicationThomas, J. W. 1989. The Starkey research project: interactions of elk, deer, cattle, and timber management in fully managed National Forests of the future. Pages 141-143 in Proceedings of the 1989 Society of American Foresters national convention. Society of American Fores
Vavra, MartinPublicationVavra, M., M.A. Hemstrom, and M. Wisdom. 2007. Modeling the effects of herbivores on the abundance of forest overstory states using a state-transition approach in the upper Grande Ronde River Basin, Oregon, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning. 80:212-222.
Wisdom, MichaelPublicationWisdom, M. J., B. K. Johnson, M. Vavra, J. M. Boyd, P. K. Coe, J. G. Kie, A. A. Ager, N. J. Cimon. 2005. Cattle and elk responses to intensive timber harvest. March 20, 2004. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 69.
Wisdom, MichaelPublicationWisdom, M.J. 1988. The Starkey Project: questions of multiple use. Oregon Wildlife 3:4-9.

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