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Keyword: Ashley National Forest

Region 4 Science Partner Program: Characterizing and conserving groundwater dependent ecosystems

Projects Posted on: August 14, 2018
This project is an interdisciplinary working group focused on collecting, documenting, exchanging, and archiving information about R4 groundwater-dependent ecosystems (GDEs), particularly springs and wetlands.Current partners include Kate Dwire (RMRS), John Proctor (R4 Botanist), Mark Muir (R4 Hydrologist), Cynthia Tait (R4 Aquatic Program Manager), and Jeff Bruggink (R4 Soil Scientist).

Riparian and wetland ecosystems of the Ashley National Forest: An assessment of current conditions in relation to natural range of variation

Publications Posted on: August 10, 2018
We conducted this assessment to provide information on the current conditions of riparian and wetland ecosystems in reference to their natural range of variation on the Ashley National Forest during Forest Plan revision.

Assessment of watershed vulnerability to climate change for the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache and Ashley National Forests, Utah

Publications Posted on: June 21, 2017
Watersheds on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache and Ashley National Forests provide many ecosystem services, and climate change poses a risk to these services. We developed a watershed vulnerability assessment to provide scientific information for land managers facing the challenge of managing these watersheds. Literature-based information and expert elicitation is used to define components of watershed sensitivity and exposure to climate change.