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Evaluation of landscape alternatives for managing oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington
Peter Jay Gould
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR
Written in English
In recent years, interest has increased in restoring Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana Dougl. ex Hook.) and prairie landscapes in the Pacific Northwest, especially where elements of historical plant communities are intact. We evaluated the effect of alternative management scenarios on the extent and condition of Oregon white oak, the extent of prairie, and the harvest and standing volumes of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) within a 2934-ha portion of Fort Lewis, Washington (named the Tenalquot Planning Area for the purpose of the project). A landscape-level analysis of the scenarios was completed using a geographic information system, a forest growth model (ORGANON), and landscape visualization software (EnVision). The scenarios ranged from no active management to restoration of the historical extent of oak and prairies within the planning area. The results indicate that the window of opportunity for restoring oak and prairie landscapes in the Puget Sound lowlands and other regions is small, and aggressive management is needed to maintain or enhance these landscapes. The project demonstrates the value of landscape-level analyses and the use of new technologies for conveying the results of alternative management scenarios.
|Statement||Peter J. Gould and Constance A. Harrington.|
|Series||General technical report PNW -- GTR-745, General technical report PNW -- 745.|
|Contributions||Harrington, Constance A., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)|
|LC Classifications||SD397.O12 G68 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||45 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
|LC Control Number||2008397384|
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Evaluation of Landscape Alternatives for Managing Oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington 1 Introduction Oak and Prairie Landscapes Conifer forests dominate much of the natural landscape of the Pacific Northwest west of the Cascade Range.
However, Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana Dougl. for Managing Oak United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Paciic Northwest Research Station General Technical Report PNW-GTR April Evaluation of Landscape Alternatives at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington Peter J.
Gould and Constance A. Harrington. Get this from a library. Evaluation of landscape alternatives for managing oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington. [Peter J Gould; Constance A Harrington; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)] -- In recent years, interest has increased in restoring Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana Dougl.
ex Hook.) and prairie landscapes in the Pacific Northwest, especially where elements of. PDF | On Jun 4,Alwynne B. Beaudoin published Taking the Long View: Evaluating 19th Century Assessments of the Canadian Prairie Landscape and Climate | Find, read and cite all the research.
A new technical report titled "Evaluation of Landscape Alternatives for Managing Oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington" outlines the findings of. AAAS Annual Meeting 13 - 16 February Seattle, WA Neuroscience Newsroom 19 - 23 October Chicago, IL.
Tenalquot Prairie Preserve. Tenalquot is a acre preserve near the town of Rainier and is owned by The Nature Conservancy. The land became a preserve in when it was donated by the previous owner. The preserve is comprised of mostly prairie lands and some forest.
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Evaluation of Landscape Alternatives for Managing Oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington. Article. Full-text available. Peter J. Gould. Constance Harrington.
Cite. Download full-text. between oak woodlands and oak savannas. By woodlands, we are referring to stands of deciduous or mixed deciduous/conifer trees with a generally continuous or semi-open canopy.
Savannas are ecological communities dominated by grasses and having sca ered trees. The future of oak savannas and woodlands depends upon the active participation of private. Gould, P.J. and C.A. Harrington. Evaluation of landscape alternatives for managing oak at Tenalquot Prairie, Washington.
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon. General Technical Report PNW-GTR Return to Organon Home. Regional groups include the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, South Puget Sound Prairie Landscape Working Group, and the Cascadia Prairie-Oak Partnership.
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Oak openings were found primarily on level to undulating topography, a landscape in which fires occurred frequently and spread rapidly and evenly. Fires prevented canopy closure and limited the dominance of woody vegetation.
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The key to managing natural resources is to use a holistic approach, where all of these Tools are applied to develop and maintain healthy ecosystems. The Mazama pocket gopher is a notable resident of the Tenalquot Prairie Preserve, as shown by the extensive mounding across the preserve.
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