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RM-GTR-267: Forest health through silviculture

Eskew, Lane G., comp. 1995. Forest health through silviculture. Proceedings of the 1995 National Silviculture Workshop; 1995 May 8-11; Mescalero, New Mexico. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-267. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 246 p.

Includes 32 papers documenting presentations at the 1995 Forest Service National Silviculture Workshop. The workshop's purpose was to review, discuss, and share silvicultural research information and management experience critical to forest health on National Forest System lands and other Federal and private forest lands. Papers focus on the role of natural disturbances, assessment and monitoring, partnerships, and the role of silviculture in forest health.

Keywords: forest health, resource management, silviculture, prescribed fire, root diseases, forest pests, monitoring

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Opening Remarks
Chip Cartwright
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Forest Health From Different Perspectives
T.E. Kolb, M.R. Wagner, and W.W. Covington
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Fire in the Forest
Jim Saveland
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Disturbance in Forest Ecosystems Caused by Pathogens and Insects
Philip M. Wargo
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Forest Development Leading to Disturbances
Clinton E. Carlson, Stephen E Arno, Jimmie Chew, and Catherine A. Stewart
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The Way to a Healthy Future for National Forest Ecosystems in the West: What Role Can Silviculture and Prescribed Fire Play?
Douglas W. MacCleery
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Ecosystem Management, Forest Health, and Silviculture
Merrill R. Kaufmann and Claudia M. Regan
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Forest Ecosystem Health in the Inland West
R. Neil Sampson, Lance R. Clark, and Lynette Z. Morelan
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Disturbance Regimes and Their Relationships to Forest Health
Brian W. Geils, John E. Lundquist, Jose E Negron, and Jerome S. Beatty
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Disturbance and Canopy Gaps as Indicators of Forest Health in the Blue Mountains of Oregon
J.S. Beatty, J.E. Lundquist, and B.W. Geils
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Allegheny National Forest Health
Susan L. Stout, Christopher A. Nowak, James A. Redding, Robert White, and William McWilliams
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Root Diseases: Primary Agents and Secondary consequences of Disturbance
William J. Otrosina and George T.Ferrell
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Impacts of Southern Pine Beetles in Special Management Areas
Stephen R. Clarke
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Gypsy Moth Role in Forest Ecosystems: The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent
Rose-Marie Muzika and Kurt W. Gottschalk
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Exotic Pests: Major Threats to Forest Health
J. Robert Bridges
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Assessing Pathogen and Insect Succession Functions in Forest Ecosystems
Susan K. Hagle, Sandra Kegley, and Stephen B. Williams
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Describing the Conditions of Forest Ecosystems Using Disturbance Profiles
J.E. Lundquist and J.P. Ward, Jr.
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Forest Vegetation Simulation Tools and Forest Health Assessment
Richard Teck and Melody Steele
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Developing Technology: A Forest Health Partnership
John W. Barry and Harold W. Thistle
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Building Partnerships to Evaluate Wood Utilization Options for Improving Forest Health
Kenneth Skog, David Green, R. James Barbour, John Baumgras, Alexander Clark, III, Andrew Mason, David Meriwether, and Gary Meyers
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The Applegate Adaptive Management Area Ecosystem Health Assessment
Thomas Atzet
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Effects of Thinnings on Growth and Yield in Natural Pinus Arizonica and Pinus Durangensis Stands in the El Largo-Madera Region in Chihuahua State
Oscar Estrada Murrieta, Luis A. Dominguez Pereda, and Marcelo Zepeda Bautista
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Two-Age Silviculture -- An Innovative Tool for Enhancing Species Diversity and Vertical Structure in Appalachian Hardwoods
Gary W. Miller, Petra Bohall Wood, and Jeffrey V. Nichols
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Application of the Forest Vegetation Simulator in Evaluating Management for Old-Growth Characteristics in Southwestern Mixed Conifer Forests
Claudia M. Regan, Wayne D. Shepperd, and Robert A. Obedzinski
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Putting White Pine in Its Place on the Hiawatha National Forest
Allen D. Saberniak
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The Role of Genetics in Improving Forest Health
Mary E. Mahalovich
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Silvicultural Practices (Commercial Thinning) are Influencing the Health of Natural Pine Stands in Eastern California
Gary O.Fiddler, Dennis R. Hart, Philip M. McDonald, and Susan J. Frankel
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Is Self-Thinning in Ponderosa Pine Ruled by Dendroctonus Bark Beetles?
William W. Oliver
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Using Silviculture to Improve Health in Northeastern Conifer and Eastern Hardwood Forests
Kurt W. Gottschalk
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Implementing Forest Ecosystem Health Projects on the Ground
Cathy Barbouletos and Lynette Z. Morelan
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Atypical Forest Products, Processes, and Uses: A Developing Component of National Forest Management
Mike Higgs, John Sebelius, and Mike Miller
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Closing Remarks: A Visit to Dr. Stout's and Dr. Murphy's Forest Health Clinic
Russell T. Graham and Theresa B. Jain
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Title: RM-GTR-267: Forest health through silviculture
Electronic Publish Date: March 29, 2006
Last Update:
March 29, 2006

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