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Restoration planting options for limber pine (Pinus flexilis) in the southern Rocky Mountains

Science Spotlights Posted on: August 25, 2016
Successful restoration planting of limber pine is essential to sustain healthy populations in the wake of native insect outbreaks (mountain pine beetle) and the spread of a non-native lethal disease (white pine blister rust). Planting guidelines are needed to facilitate the effective introduction of seedling genotypes resistance to white pine blister rust and adapted to future climates.   

Conifer regeneration dynamics

Projects Posted on: December 04, 2014
Spatial and temporal conifer regeneration dynamics for silvicultural prescriptions.

Effects of a spring prescribed burn on the soil seed bank in sagebrush steppe exhibiting pinyon-juniper expansion

Publications Posted on: October 22, 2008
Pinyon-juniper (Pinus monophylla-Juniperus osteosperma) woodlands are expanding into shrubsteppe ecosystems in western portions of the Great Basin. Often, highly competitive trees displace the understory, and prescribed fire is increasingly used as a restoration tool.