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INT-GTR-157: Managing Intermountain rangelands - improvement of range and wildlife habitats: proceedings; 1981 September 15-17; Twin Falls, ID; 1982 June 22-24; Elko, NV


Monsen, Stephen B.; Shaw, Nancy, compilers. 1983. Managing Intermountain rangelands - improvement of range and wildlife habitats: proceedings; 1981 September 15-17; Twin Falls, ID; 1982 June 22-24; Elko, NV. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-157. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 194 p.

The proceedings summarizes recent research and existing literature pertaining to the restoration and management of game and livestock ranges in the Intermountain Region. Improved plant materials and planting practices are emphasized. The series of 28 papers was presented at the Restoration of Range and Wildlife Habitat Training Sessions held in Twin Falls, Idaho, September 15-17, 1981 and in Elko, Nevada, June 22-24, 1982.

Keywords: habitat improvement, range improvement, range management, plant materials, site preparation, planting techniques


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Contents
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Section 1. Principles of Wildland Restoration

Management Implications Associated with Land Stratification and Habitat Typing
Ronald K. Tew
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Principles of Weed Control and Plant Manipulation
James A. Young
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Planting Limitations for Arid, and Salt-desert Shrublands Semiarid
Gilbert L. Jordan
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Section 2. Manipulation of Plant Communities

Fire as a Vegetation Management Tool in Rangelands of the Intermountain Region
Richard P. Young
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The Application and Use of Herbicides for Brush and Weed Control
R. A. Evans, J. A. Young, and R. E. Eckert, Jr.
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The Application and Use of Herbicides for Range Plant Control
John F. Vallentine
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Mechanical Control of Sagebrush
William F. Davis
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Treatment of Inland Saltgrass and Greasewood Sites to Improve Forage Production
Bruce A. Roundya Greg J. Cluff, James A. Young, and R. A. Evans
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Response of Understory Species to Tree Harvesting and Fire in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands
Richard L. Everett and Steven H. Sharrow
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Methods for Improving Mountain Meadow Communities
Richard E. Eckert, Jr.
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Section 3. Species Recommended for Major Plant Communities

Species Adapted for Seeding Mountain Brush, Big, Black, and Low Sagebrush, and Pinyon-Juniper Communities
Richard Stevens
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Plants for Revegetation of Riparian Sites within the Intermountain Region
Stephen B. Monsen
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Characteristics and Uses of Important Grasses for Arid Western Rangelands
John M. Sours
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Grasses for Revegetation of Mountain Sites
Wendell Hassell, Jack Carlson, and Jim Doughty
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Plants Adapted to Summer Rangelands
Neil C. Frischknecht
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Section 4. Advances in Plant Selection and Development

Promising New Grasses for Range Seedings
K. H. Asay
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Legumes -- Their Use in Wildland Plantings
M. D. Rumbaugh
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Nonleguminous Forbs for Rangeland Sites
Nancy Shaw and Stephen B. Monsen
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Some Promising Chenopods for Use on Disturbed Lands
Howard C. Stutz
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Use of Rosaceous Shrubs for Wildland Plantings in the Intermountain West
Robert B. Ferguson
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Important Shrubs for Wildland Plantings, Compositae (Asteraceae)
E. Durant McArthur
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Improving the Nutritive Value of Winter Range Forage
Bruce L. Welch
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Section 5. Management Practices

Evaluation of Management as a Factor in the Success of Grazing Systems
W. A. Laycock
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Stand Dynamics and Management Alternatives for Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands
Richard 0. Meeuwig
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Ecological Changes of Grazed and Ungrazed Plant Communities
Kenneth D. Sanders and Annette S. Voth
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Management of Seeded Rangeland to Maintain Forage Plants
Lee Sharp
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Vegetation Requirements for Fisheries Habitats
William S. Platts
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Managing Vegetation for Pronghorns in the Great Basin
Jim Yoakum
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Title: INT-GTR-157: Managing Intermountain rangelands - improvement of range and wildlife habitats: proceedings; 1981 September 15-17; Twin Falls, ID; 1982 June 22-24; Elko, NV
Publish Date: February 8, 2013
Last Update:
February 20, 2013

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