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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.

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.

Wildland fire: Nature’s fuel treatment

One year after the 2011 Miller Creek fire in the Gila Wilderness, New Mexico. Photo by Sean Parks

In recent decades, many landscapes across the western United States have experienced substantial fire activity. These fires consume fuels and alter vegetation structure, which may be able to serve...

Research on ferruginous hawks in Wyoming

John Squires, Research Scientist, and Bob Wiltzen, RMRS technician, instrumenting a ferruginous hawk with a solar GPS transmitter.

Over the past decade and a half, raptors nesting in prairie ecosystems have been subject to sharp increases in nearby energy development activity.

Ecology of Mexican spotted owls

Scientists use plastic color bands to allow for visual identification of individual owls

RMRS scientists have been involved in Mexican Spotted Owl recovery efforts since before the species was listed as Threatened in 1993.