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Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide

William C. Fischer

Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, UT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire ecology -- Montana.,
  • Forest fires -- Montana.,
  • Forest ecology -- Montana.,
  • Fire ecology -- Montana.,
  • Forest fires -- Montana.,
  • Forest ecology -- Montana.,
  • Habitat (Ecology).,
  • Fuel -- Montana.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam C. Fischer and Bruce D. Clayton.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service general technical report INT -- 141., General technical report INT -- 141.
    ContributionsClayton, Bruce D., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17663898M

    The Mann Gulch fire was first officially reported around noon on August 5, , in Montana's Helena National Forest. Responding to the fire, the Forest Service dispatched fifteen smokejumpers from Missoula to the remote area. The smokejumpers were part of a relatively new Forest Service program, with the first operational jumps having been. habitat edge (road, habitat-type change). Fire severity is the effect of the fire on the landscape, as it affects the forest floor, tree canopy and other parts of the ecosystem and can be measured by tree mortality and ground fire severity ratings [46]. We characterized fire severity in all three treatment plots with a systematic sampling scheme.


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Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide by William C. Fischer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fire Ecology of Montana Forest Habitat Types East of the Continental Divide William C. Fischer and Bruce D. Clayton Purpose This report is a summary of available fire ecology and management information that applies to forest habitat types oc- curring east of the Continental Divide in Montana; specifically.

Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide book Dept.

of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide book and Range Experiment Station, Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide book This report is patterned after "Fire Ecology of Montana Forest Habitat Types East of the Continental Divide" (Fischer and Clayton ) and essentially updates and ex- pands the scope of a previous report, "Fire Ecology of the Lolo National Forest" (Davis and others ), which is no longer Size: 3MB.

Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide / (Ogden, UT.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), by William C.

Fischer, Bruce D. Clayton, and Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah) (page images at HathiTrust). The three study landscapes ranged from dry to wet mixedconifer forest types in western Montana (Fig.

1) that were historically burned by mixed-severity fires at a fire return interval of, Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide.

General Technical Report INT USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest Range Experiment Station, Ogden, UT. Fire ecology of western Montana forest habitat types. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Research Paper, INT Foiles, M.

W., and J. Curtis. Regeneration of ponderosa pine in the northern Rocky Mountains. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Research Paper.

Quantity 12 boxes, ( linear feet) Collection Number USU_COLL MSS Summary The collection consists of David W. Peterson's master's thesis research notes which outline the events that occurred during the devastating fires in Yellowstone National Park in In extreme northwestern Montana, primary vegetation may include cedar-hemlock habitat types (Ruediger et al.

East of the Continental Divide the subalpine forests inhabited by Canada Lynx occur at higher elevations (1, to 2, meters) and are composed mostly of subalpine fir.

Fire ecology of the forest habitat types of eastern Idaho and western Wyoming Item Preview remove-circle Fire ecology Wyoming, Forest fires Idaho, Forest fires Wyoming, Forest ecology Idaho, Forest ecology Wyoming Publisher Ogden, UT: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research StationPages: Fire Ecology, Forest Dynamics, and Vegetation Distribution on Square Butte, Chouteau County, Montana Prepared for: U.S.

Bureau of Land Management Lewistown District Office By: Elizabeth Crowe Montana Natural Heritage Program Natural Resource Information System Montana State Library January File Size: 5MB.

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Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station General Technical Report INT Franklin, J.F., and C.T. Dyrness.

Natural vegetation of Oregon and Washington. Fire and Forest Ecology. Fire has long been an essential and natural force that has influenced the ecosystems of the Sierra Nevada. Natural and vital ecological functions such as plant regeneration, soil function, nutrient cycling, habitat revitalization, disease control, predator prey dynamics, biological diversity, and vegetation development are shaped by a natural fire regime.

Fire response of shrubs of dry forest habitat types in Montana and Idaho / Related Titles. Series: General technical report INT ; no. Noste, Nonan V. Bushey, Charles L.

Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah) Type. Book Material. EXAMPLES OF FOREST HABITAT TYPES IN MONTANA Published as part of Forest Habitat Types of Montana, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ogden, Utah ground fire. Arnica latifolia is the dominant undergrowth species.

Provides information on fire ecology in forest habitat and community types occurring in northern Idaho. Identifies fire groups based on presettlement fire regimes and patterns of succession and stand development after fire.

Describes forest fuels. This paper contains information from diverse sources on the regeneration capabilities, response to fire, and utilization of shrub species important or common to dry forest habitat types in Montana and Idaho.

Response to fire is classified by reproductive strategies and how the species persists in the stand. Utility of the species for browsing by livestock and wildlife is. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Fire ecology of Montana forest habitat types east of the Continental Divide by William C.

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The ecological role of fire is a topic that probably is covered in any curriculum that addresses fire. For example, the topic may be addressed in the context of ecological succession, forest ecology or forest management.

The accompanying PowerPoint presentation should be delivered to students at an appropriate time in the Size: 2MB. with forest type and site, the role of fire can be described best in re­ lation to the four common forest types found in the New Jersey Pine Region.

WHITECEDAR-HARDWOOD STANDS Wildfire Effects.-The white-cedar-hardwood swamps have fre­ quently served as firebreaks. But often, too, some stands or portionsFile Size: 1MB. Fire Ecology Fire is one of the If a major forest fire were to burn an entire forest, for example, an entire national park or wildlife refuge, then all of the habitat after the fire would be young forest, and those species that lived in mature forests could be excluded from the park.

Conversely, if there were never any fires, those species. Fire ecology of habitat types dominated by lodgepole pine • Multiple pathways of succession and disturbance • Structure and composition of the forest at any given time depends on past disturbance and forest conditions 3 kinds of fires • Low -intensity surface fires • Most common, usually small •.

Tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, movements and mortality on the Trans-Canada Highway in southwestern Alberta. The Canadian Field-Naturalist Collins, J.P. Distribution, habitats and life history variation in the tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) in east-central and southeast Arizona.

Copeia (3): Courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) is the larger area surrounding the Recovery Zone, which is situated in northwestern Montana. The Northern Continental Divide Recovery Zone stretches more than 8, square miles and is mostly comprised of public land (85 percent).

Glacier National Park is an American national park located in northwestern Montana, on the Canada–United States border, adjacent to the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British park encompasses over 1 million acres (4, km 2) and includes parts of two mountain ranges (sub-ranges of the Rocky Mountains), over named lakes, more than Location: Flathead County & Glacier.

the two sides of the Continental Divide, but decreases from south to north (Lesica ). Field studies We conducted field studies in mixed-species montane forests (1,–1, m elevation) during June and July of In total, 7 sites were sampled in 5 burned areas.

Fire regimes vary throughout the park based onCited by: Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) forests are found primarily on the northern section of Inverness Ridge (see Vegetation Map) on granitic quartz-diorite Point Reyes population is part of a larger population with limited distribution.

The species is found in relict stands along the coast of California from Humboldt to Santa Barbara counties, on Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands.

Forest Ecology and Management ELSEVIER Forest Ecology and Management 95 () The role of terrain in a fire mosaic of a temperate coniferous forest John D. Kushla •, William J.

Ripple Enuiroarnemal Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory. Department of Forest Resources, 19regon State University, A Peaty Hall. Con:allis, OR Fire Ecology is the study of how wildland fires start and how it relates and affects the ecosystems around it (Answer choice C). Though its applications may be used to devise ways to prevent wildfires, this branch of science focuses mostly on what the effects of a wildfire will be to the environment, accidental or not.

Description. The montane forest ecosystem represents the mountains of Montana that have been formed by tectonic uplift and glacial erosion. These high elevation areas occur along the western third of the state and encompass mountains from their base to their summit with elevations increasing from the north where the Kootenai River flows into Idaho (1,') southward to the.

Fire Ecology and Post-Fire Restoration Approaches in Southern European Forest Types. DOI: /_5. In book: Post-Fire Management and Restoration of. the study of how fire affects ecosystems Why have forest fires in ponderosa pine forests become more damaging to that ecosystem than they were historically.

Following a policy of fire suppression in these forests makes fires burn hotter. Project Methods This field study will be located on lands administered by the BLM in Jefferson County, Montana along the east slope of the Continental Divide.

The study area is typical of many eastside Northern Rocky Mountain landscapes. Douglas-fir forest habitat types dominate upper elevations, especially on southern and western aspects and atop ridges. In Rocky Mountain forests, fire can act as a mechanism of change in plant community composition if postfire conditions favor establishment of species other than those that dominated prefire tree communities.

We sampled pre and postfire overstory and postfire understory species following recent (–) stand-replacing fires in Glacier National Park Cited by: Fire Science Brief Issue 77 November Page 1 Fire in the riparian vegetation during the East Zone Complex, Payette National Forest, Idaho.

Credit: Payette National Forest. Wildfire, Prescribed Fire, and Peak Stream Flow: Understanding Effects on Stream Habitats and Communities. Everything about Australia's fire history from its geologic origins to the Ash Wednesday fires can be found in this book.

Perhaps a little too much. We learn about everything from the Flora and Fauna of the continent, to aboriginal fire practices, to modern fire fighting by: Lewis's observation of buffalo west of the Continental Divide at their campsite of July 6 th puts buffalo about two miles west of present-day Lincoln, Montana.

It is interesting because buffalo are typically a species of the plains east of the Divide, as Lewis well knew. Montana Natural Heritage Program (MTNHP) biologists inventoried sensitive vascular plants, riparian and wetland associated plant communities, and herpetofauna near and within the Snow-Talon Fire of on the Helena National Forest.

Appropriate habitat was searched for 14 vascular plant species of concern that are potentially present in the. Even today, as we come to understand its role in forest ecology, fire is seldom allowed to burn in ponderosa forests. The ponderosa and the flammulated To a large extent, the health and productivity of Pennsylvania's future forests are in the hands of landowners, of them--many of whom have little understanding of forest ecology or.

Pdf is a natural form of disturbance, and forest soils and vegetation have evolved to recover after fires. A regression to earlier stages by fire may be beneficial, often improving range condition and habitat and species diversity. His book, "On The Road Again: Montana's Changing Landscape," published last year, featured sets of then and now photos, with the original photos taken by state highway engineers in the s and '30s.The Ebook Willard Alpine Tundra Research Plots were established in along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Ebook, above the treeline in an alpine tundra habitat.

The plots were used by Beatrice Willard of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado from to about in a long-term study of the alpine t city: Estes Park, Colorado.