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ECO-Report - Scientific independence: A key to credibility

Posted date: April 29, 2009
Publication Year: 
2007
Authors: Ritter, Sharon; Canton-Thompson, Janie; Ruggiero, Leonard F.; Jones, Greg; Sullivan, Janet; McCaughey, Ward; Ortega, Yvette K.; Christensen, Neal; Harrington, Mick; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.
Publication Series: 
Science Bulletins and Newsletters
Source: Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 19 p.

Abstract

EcoReport is an annual Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) publication which contains a set of articles showcasing the Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project (BEMRP) research projects and activities. The articles are concise, user-friendly, and designed to inform a broad range of audiences interested in ecosystem management. Articles featured in this issue: BEMRP: Conducting Research, Sharing Results; Using Models to Provide a Virtual Test of Forest Treatments; Understanding Forest Ecology from the Landscape to the Project Level; Impacts of Invasive Plants on Songbirds: Using Song Structure as an Indicator of Habitat Quality; Off-Highway Vehicle Management under the New Forest Service Travel Management Rule; Benefits of Treating Old-Growth Stands; Looking at Emissions and Economics of Biomass Use; Soil Productivity and Harvest Operations; "This Is a Great Place to Work!"; Private Industrial Foresters and Forest Service Research - The Relevancy Question; The “Spotlight” ... highlighting researchers at work: Dean Pearson; A Review of Rescuing Science from Politics: Regulation and the Distortion of Scientific Research; Restoring an Educational Area; Getting Out on the Ground: Tours of Trapper-Bunkhouse Project.

Citation

Ritter, Sharon; Canton-Thompson, Janie; Ruggiero, Leonard F.; Jones, Greg; Sullivan, Janet; McCaughey, Ward; Ortega, Yvette; Christensen, Neal; Harrington, Mick; Page-Dumroese, Deborah. 2007. ECO-Report - Scientific independence: A key to credibility. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. 19 p.