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Namesort descending Type Post date
2014 Annual Report Other Documents May 05, 2015
A feather in their cap: Using citizen monitoring to track post-wildfire bird communities Other Documents September 04, 2018
A national stream internet Briefing Papers January 23, 2015
A thermal map for all Idaho streams Other Documents September 30, 2015
A thermal map for all Oregon streams Other Documents September 30, 2015
A thermal map for all Washington streams Other Documents September 30, 2015
A world in pixels: High-severity fire and new research Other Documents August 14, 2018
Adaptation for wildland aquatic resources Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Application of spatially explicit decision framework for fish conservation Briefing Papers December 04, 2014
Building Resilience in Colorado Front Range Forests Other Documents February 01, 2018


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.

Whitebark pine distribution and regeneration

Whitebark pine seedling in a lodgepole pine/Douglas-fir stand, White Cloud Mountains, Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is an ecologically important species in high-altitude areas of the West due to the habitat and food source it provides for Clark’s nutcrackers, red...

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...

Hybridization between Dalmatian and yellow toadflax

Dalmatian toadflax  (Linaria dalmatica)

Two closely related invasive Linaria species, Dalmatian toadflax and yellow toadflax, have successfully invaded a broad range of ecosystems throughout most of continental North America.


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....

The most comprehensive inventory of Colorado’s forests – ever!

Colorado’s forests have sustained people for millennia. Photo by J.D. Shaw

The results are in from Forest Inventory Analysis data collected from 2002 to 2014, reporting on growth, mortality, and many other forest characteristics.

Effects of prescribed fire on wildlife and wildlife habitat in selected ecosystems of North America

Two scientist at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

Images of a prescribed fire in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in La Joya, New Mexico.