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Documents and Media

Name Type Post datesort descending
Differential sensitivity of stream temperatures to climate variability Briefing Papers December 03, 2014
High elevation white pines educational website Other Documents December 03, 2014
Adaptation for wildland aquatic resources Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Bull trout and climate change Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Bull trout monitoring Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Carbon storage in mountain rivers Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Application of spatially explicit decision framework for fish conservation Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Climate change and Rocky Mountain native trout Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Climate change and spawning habitat Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Climate change and wildfires: effects on stream temperatures and thermal habitat Briefing Papers December 04, 2014

Galleries

Photos and images of 100 years of vegetation change at Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest

Natural Drainages, Drainage C, Quadrat 3 - photo comparisions of historical and current plots - Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest

Various historical and current images of the vegetation change at Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest.

Trailing Edge Forest Southern Rockies ecoregion

Trailing edge forest Southern Rockies ecoregion

Forests are an incredibly important resource across the globe, yet they are threatened by climate change through stressors such as drought, insect outbreaks, and wildfire.

Drippy blight: a new disease complex of red oak

A northern red oak showing symptoms of drippy blight disease.

Red oaks are an important part of forests throughout the urban corridor in Colorado, but have experienced dieback recently as a result of an unknown disease complex.

Traumatic resin ducts indicate past beetle outbreaks

Example of traumatic resin ducts formed during 1997, 1998, and tangentially during 1999, in response to a large spruce beetle outbreak.

The formation of traumatic resin ducts in Engelmann spruce represents an important induced defense in response to environmental perturbations.

Restoring whitebark pine ecosystems

Growing rust-resistant whitebark pine seedlings at the Coeur d’Alene Nursery. Photo by Robert E. Keane.

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) forests are declining across most of their range in North America because of the combined effects of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae...

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Mature bluebunch wheatgrass reproductive seed stalks just before dispersal. Photo by Francis Kilkenny

Native plant community restoration is a vital tool for preserving and maintaining diverse ecosystems that support wildlife and provide ecosystem functions essential to healthy human communities....

Forest Service science bolsters sagebrush and sage-grouse conservation

Wyoming big sagebrush, Owyhee County (southwest) Idaho. Photo by Matt Fisk, USDA FS

Sagebrush ecosystems are among the largest and most threatened ecosystems in North America. Greater sage-grouse has served as the bellwether for species conservation in these ecosystems and has...

Wildfire Research WiRe

TOMV mitigation effective infographic

Supporting images for The Wildfire Research Team (WiRe).

Tracking Canada lynx in insect-impacted forests

Close-up of an immobilized Canada lynx just removed from a trap, Rio Grande National Forest, 2015.

Canada lynx, and their primary prey snowshoe hares, live in high-elevation spruce-fir forests, which are increasingly modified by spruce-bark beetle outbreaks.  One important management question...