You are here

Keyword: wilderness

Improving management of nonnative invasive plants in wilderness and other natural areas

Publications Posted on: February 24, 2006
Nonnative invasive plants invade wilderness and other natural areas throughout North America and invasive organisms as a group are now considered the second worst threat to biodiversity, behind only habitat loss and fragmentation. In the past 10-20 years there have been upsurges in interest in the ecology of plant invasions among researchers and in concern about how to prevent and control them among land managers.

Improving livestock management in wilderness

Publications Posted on: February 24, 2006

Recreation impacts and management in wilderness : A state-of-knowldege review

Publications Posted on: February 24, 2006
This paper reviews the body of literature on recreation resource impacts and their management in the United States, with a primary focus on research within designated wildernesses during the past 15 years since the previous review (Cole 1987b). Recreation impacts have become a salient issue among wilderness scientists, managers and advocates alike.

Wilderness fire science: A state of knowledge review

Publications Posted on: February 24, 2006
Wilderness fire science has progressed since the last major review of the topic, but it was significantly affected by the large fire events of 1988. Strides have been made in both fire behavior and fire effects, and in the issues of scaling, yet much of the progress has not been specifically tied to wilderness areas or funding.

Pages