Restoring the West: Aspen Restoration
September 12-13, 2006, Utah State University, Logan, Utah | www.restoringthewest.org
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General Session - September 12, 2006
Massive aspen die-off in the western U.S.: What is going on? Wayne D. Shepperd, Research Silviculturist, USDA-FS Rocky Mountain Research Station
John Guyon, Pathologist, USDA-FS State and Private Forestry
Eric LaMalfa, USUDepartment of Wildland Resources
Please note, only the first 5 minutes or so of this recording are available, due to technical issues.
Ron Ryel, USU Department of Wildland Resources
Allen V. Henningson, Fishlake National Forest
Dale Bartos, USDA FS Rocky Mountain Research Station
R. Douglas Ramsey, USU Department of Wildland Resources
Dale L. Bartos, USDA FS Rocky Mountain Research Station
Carol Rowe, USU Wildland Resources Department
Logan Canyon Aspen Restoration Field Trip
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
View the field trip agenda and map (pdf).
View Tony Kusbach's handout on Franklin Basin ecological monitoring (pdf).
Ecology, Biodiversity, Management, and Restoration of Aspen in the Sierra Nevada
By Wayne D. Shepperd, Paul C. Rogers, David Burton, and Dale L. Bartos (pdf). This report was recently published in September 2006 by the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. It synthesizes existing information on the ecology and management of aspen in the Sierra Nevada of California and surrounding environs. It also summarizes available information on aspen throughought North America from published literature, internal agency reports, and experienced scientists and managers.
Aspen: Ecology and Management in the Western United States
By Norbert V. DeByle and Robert P. Winokur, editors. August 1985. This report provides detailed information about the biology, ecology, and management of quaking aspen in the interior western United States.