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INT-GTR-270: Proceedings-symposium on whitebark pine ecosystems: Ecology and management of a high-mountain resource; 1989 March 29-31; Bozeman, MT


Schmidt, Wyman C.; McDonald, Kathy J., compilers. 1990. Proceedings-symposium on whitebark pine ecosystems: Ecology and management of a high-mountain resource; 1989 March 29-31; Bozeman, MT. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-270. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 386 p.

Includes 52 papers and 14 poster synopses that present current knowledge about ecosystems where whitebark pine and associated flora and fauna predominate. This was the first symposium to explore the ecology and management of these ecosystems, which are becoming increasingly important.

Keywords: Pinus albicaulis, stone pines, Clark's nutcracker, climate, autecology, community types, succession, fire influences, seed germination, establishment, stems, chemistry, insects, diseases, berries, history, grizzly bears, deer, red squirrels, seed dispersal, hydrology, recreation, genetics, silviculture


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Session 1-High-Mountain Resources of the World
Wyman C. Schmidt, Coordinator

High-Mountain Forests of the World: Environmental Similarities and Resource Use Issues
Jack D. lves
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Biology, Taxonomy, Evolution, and Geography of Stone Pines of the World
Ronald M. Lanner
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Disturbance and Management Problems in Larch-Cembra Pine Forests in Europe
Friedrich-Karl Holtmeier
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The Future of High-Mountain Biological Research
Eldon W. Ross
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Session 2-High-Mountain Resources of North America
Richard Kracht, Coordinator

Late Quaternary History of Whitebark Pine in the Rocky Mountains
Richard G. Baker
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High-Mountain Resources on National Forest Lands
John W. Mumma
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High-Mountain Resources of National Park Service Lands
Don G. Despain
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Distribution and Ecology of Whitebark Pine in Western Canada
R. T. Ogilvie
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Session 3-Ecology of Whitebark Pine Forests
Steve Arno and David Mattson, Coordinators

Geology, Geomorphology, and Soils Within Whitebark Pine Ecosystems Katherine Hansen-Bristow, Clifford Montagne, Ginger Schmid
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Climates of Subalpine Pine Woodlands
T. Weaver
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Using Wind-Deformed Conifers to Measure Wind Patterns in Alpine Transition at GLEES
Robert C. Musselman, Gene L Wooldridge, Douglas G. Fox, Bernadette H. Connell
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Autecology of Whitebark Pine
Ward W. McCaughey and Wyman C. Schmidt
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Whitebark Pine Community Types and Their Patterns on the Landscape
Stephen F. Arno and Tad Weaver
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Whitebark Pine on the Mount Washburn Massif, Yellowstone National Park
David J. Mattson and Daniel P. Reinhart
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Coevolution of Whitebark Pine and Nutcrackers: Implications for Forest Regeneration
Diana F. Tomback, Lyn A. Hoffmann, Sharren K. Sund
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Physical and Chemical Treatments to Improve Germination of Whitebark Pine Seeds
J. A. Pitel and B. S. P. Wang
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Effects of Temperature and Temperature Preconditioning on Seedling Performance of Whitebark Pine
J. Jacobs and T. Weaver
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Biotic and Microsite Factors Affecting Whitebark Pine Establishment
Ward W. McCaughey and T. Weaver
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Stand Development in Whitebark Pine Woodlands
T. Weaver, F. Forcella, D. Dale
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Occurrence of Multiple Stems in Whitebark Pine
T. Weaver and J. Jacobs
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Xylem Resin Monoterpenes of Whitebark Pine in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascades
R. H. Smith
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Fire Effeds in Whitebark Pine Forests
Penny Morgan and Stephen C. Bunting
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Insects of Whitebark Pine with Emphasis on Mountain Pine Beetle
Dale L Bartos and Kenneth E. Gibson
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Diseases of Whitebark Pine with Special Emphasis on White Pine Blister Rust
Ray Hoff and Susan Hagle
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Historical Uses of Whitebark Pine
B. John Losensky
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Berry Production in Three Whitebark Pine Forest Types
T. Weaver, K. Kendall, F. Forcella
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Use and Impact of Domestic Livestock in Whitebark Pine Forests
E. Earl Willard
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Exotic Invasion of Timberline Vegetation, Northern Rocky Mountains, USA
T. Weaver, J. Lichthart, D. Gustafson
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Use of Forest Ecosystem Process Measurements in an Integrated Environmental Monitoring Program in the Wind River Range, Wyoming
G. J. White, G. A. Baker, M. E. Harmon, G. B. Wiersma, D. A. Bruns
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Stone Pines and Bears
David J. Mattson and Charles Jonkel
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Elk and Mule Deer Use of Whitebark Pine Forests in Southwest Montana: An Ecological Perspective
Terry N. Lonner and David F. Pac
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Whitebark Pine Seed Dispersal and Establishment: Who's Responsible?
Harry E. Hutchins
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Red Squirrels in the Whitebark Zone
Daniel P. Reinhart and David J. Mattson
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Whitebark Pine-An Important but Endangered Wildlife Resource
Katherine C. Kendall and Stephen F. Arno
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Simulating Disturbances and Conifer Succession in Whitebark Pine Forests
Robert E. Keane, Stephen F. Arno, James K. Brown, Diana F. Tomback
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Session 4-Management Implications
Wendel Hann and Kathy Hansen-Bristow, Coordinators

Wildlife Resources and Habitat Management Objedives in the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem
Dan Tyers
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Response of Vegetation to Livestock Impacts on Green Fescue Sites in the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem
Charles G. Johnson, Jr.
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Streams, Lakes, and Fish in Whitebark Pine Ecosystems
Ray J. White
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SNOTEL and Snow Course Data: Describing the Hydrology of Whitebark Pine Ecosystems
Phillip E. Farnes
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Recreation in Whitebark Pine Ecosystems: Demand, Problems, and Management Strategies
David N. Cole
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Timber Management and Target Stands in the Whitebark Pine Zone
Jimmie D. Chew
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The Role of Genetic Diversity in Whitebark Pine Conservation
Peter F. Brussard
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Fire Behavior Characteristics and Management Implications in Whitebark Pine Ecosystems
Richard J. Lasko
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Silvicultural Management Alternatives for Whitebark Pine
Douglas E. Eggers
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Reclamation Practices in High-Mountain Ecosystems
Ray W. Brown and Jeanne C. Chambers
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Landscape-and Ecosystem-Level Management in Whitebark Pine Ecosystems
Wendel J. Hann
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Session 5-Where Do We Go From Here?
Tad Weaver and Wyman C. Schmidt, Coordinators

Integrating Whitebark Pine Into National Park Management Goals
C. J. Martinka, K. A. Keating, C. H. Key
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A Survey of Whitebark Pine Management on National Forest Lands
Kent E. Houston and Earle F. Layser
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Information Gaps and Research Needs for Whitebark Pine
Don G. Despain and Richard G. Krebill
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Whitebark Pine Symposium Highlights
R. G. Krebill
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Field Trip

Seeing Whitebark Pine in a Northern Rocky Mountain Landscape: Notes for a Field Trip
T. Weaver
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Poster Papers
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Postfire Vegetative Response in a Whitebark Pine Community, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana
Maria Ash and Richard J. Lasko

Relationships Between Whitebark Pine Cone Production and Fall Grizzly Bear Movements
Bonnie M. Blanchard

The Fire Effects Information System: An Aid to Wildland Fire Management
Anne F. Bradley

Whitebark Pine and Cumulative Effects Modeling for the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear
Bev Dixon

Containerized Whitebark Pine Nursery Production In the Forest Service Northern Region
Kent Eggleston and Joseph Meyer

Vertical Distribution of Epiphytic Lichens on Three Tree Species In Yellowstone National Park
Sharon Eversman, Carol Johnson, Dan Gustafson

Inventory, Monitoring, and Analysis of Whitebark Pine Ecosystems Using the ECODATA and ECOPAC System
Wendel J. Hann and Mark Jensen

Artificial Reforestation of Whitebark Pine
Richard L Kracht and Ward W. McCaughey

Morphological Differences Between Wind-Dispersed and Bird-Dispersed Pines of Subgenus Strobus
Ronald M. Lanner

Montana's Native Plant Society
Jan Nixon and Anne F. Bradley

Wind and Snow Damage Effects After Thinning Immature Subalpine Forests
Jack A. Schmidt

Whitebark Pine-A Subalpine Species Needing Silvicultural Attention
Wyman C. Schmidt and Ward McCaughey

Autecology of Whitebark Pine: Cluster and Microsite Characteristics
Sharren K. Sund, Diana Tomback, Lyn Hoffmann

Effects of Trampling on the Understories of Whitebark Pine Forests
T. Weaver and D. Dale

Reference Guide to Whitebark Pine
Ward W. McCaughey and T. Weaver
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Title: INT-GTR-270: Proceedings-symposium on whitebark pine ecosystems: Ecology and management of a high-mountain resource; 1989 March 29-31; Bozeman, MT
Publish Date: January 2, 2013
Last Update:
March 28, 2013

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