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RMRS joins with the Intermountain Region in forest planning

Lab Notes Posted on: January 18, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) and Region 4 jointly hosted a science-management dialogue in December 2015 to prepare for Forest Planning in the Intermountain Region. 

Estimates of carbon stored in harvested wood products from United States Forest Service Intermountain Region, 1911-2012

Publications Posted on: September 23, 2014
Global forests capture and store significant amounts of carbon through photosynthesis. When carbon is removed from forests through harvest, a portion of the harvested carbon is stored in wood products, often for many decades.

Intermountain Range plant names and symbols

Publications Posted on: February 14, 2012
This revised alphabetical list of botanical and common names of vascular plants that primarily grow on wildlands of the Intermountain region and adjacent areas has been assembled for use in quickly recording occurrence of plants in the field and for rapid machine processing of field data. Included are plants found in Utah, Nevada, southern Idaho, and Wyoming, and most Montana species.

Climate change impacts on northwestern and intermountain United States rangelands

Publications Posted on: September 25, 2008
Our focus is on the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain Region including the Great Basin, Columbia Plateau, Colorado Plateau, and surrounding areas. The climate of this large, arid to semiarid region is defined by generally low and highly variable precipitation. Much of the yearly precipitation arrives as winter snow because most of the moisture comes as frontal storms in winter instead of convective storms in summer.