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Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests

Mark H. Huff

Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Habitat conservation -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Forest animals -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Rodents -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Voles -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Douglas fir -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark H. Huff, Richard S. Holthausen and Keith B. Aubry.
    SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- 302., Biology and management of old-growth forests
    ContributionsHolthausen, Richard S., Aubry, Keith B., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613787M
    OCLC/WorldCa26977740

    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. Secondary habitat is intermixed Englemann spruce and Douglas-fir habitat types where lodgepole pine is a . Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Forests offer important habitats for small mammals, especially shrews, mice, tree voles, and squirrels. Mixed- and high-severity fire in forested habitats can have pronounced effects on small-mammal populations by creating or transforming habitat structures such as Cited by: 2.


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Portland, Or.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Habitat Managementfor RedTree Voles in Douglas-Fir Forests Mark H. Huff, Richard usen,and Keith This file was created by scanning the printed publication. Text errors identified by the software have been corrected; however, some errors may remain.

HABITAT MANAGEMENT FOR RED TREE VOLES IN DOUGLAS-FIR FORESTS [ al Huff] on *FREE* shipping Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests book qualifying : al Huff. Description. The red tree vole is a rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in coastal forests of Oregon and northern California.

They eat exclusively the needles of conifers, mostly Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and occasionally other species. They often spend their lives in just one tree, and many generations will live in different parts of the same : Mammalia. the red tree Download the red tree or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Red tree voles may also be found in immature forests if Douglas-fir is a significant component. The red vole nests Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests book exclusively in the foliage of the trees, typically 2–50 metres (5– ft) above the ground, and its diet consists chiefly of Douglas-fir : Pinaceae.

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Fisler, 2 books. Habitat. Red tree voles typically inhabit old-growth forests, though they have been found in second-growth forests as well. They prefer the wet habitat provided in old-growth forests that contain mainly Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Preface Information about old-growth Douglas-fir forests and the wildlife species associated with them is critical to forest managers in the Pacific Northwest.

Management of these forests has become a major public policy issue. Extremely high levels of concern have been expressed for a broad variety of values associated with old-growth forests. Tree voles (there are but two species: the red tree vole and the Sonoma tree vole) live in conifer forests and almost all of their time is spent in the canopy.

If you. The red tree vole (Arborimus longicaudus) is a small, nocturnal rodent that makes its living in the canopy of older forests throughout western Oregon and northwest California.

Tree voles spend most of their lives up in the treetops and persist almost exclusively on the needles of conifers. Studies of the effect of variable retention on voles in Douglas-fir-lodgepole pine stands in the southern interior of BC found that retention maintained habitat for southern red-backed voles.

Introduction. Red tree voles (Arborimus longicaudus) are small microtine rodents that are endemic to the coniferous forests of western Oregon and northwestern California, where they are an important prey item of northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) and other forest birds and mammals (Forsman et al.

a, b; Graham and Mires ).Tree voles are solitary and primarily Cited by: 2. While much of this has been heavily logged in the past, nearly one million acres of intact, ancient forests remain on these lands. The low-elevation forests in the Western Oregon BLM region are critical connecting blocks to the largely mountainous National Forests in Oregon, and are some of the most productive forest regions in the world.

Clean Slate Timber Sale: Old-Growth Forests and Northern Spotted Owl Habitat Targeted for Removal Unit of the Clean Slate Timber Sale contains uncut, old-growth forest on fragile soils. The unit would be logged to between 25%% canopy Author: Luke Ruediger.

CH 6 Nearshore Habitat programs), Oregon State Natural Heritage Information Center and the and K.B. Aubry. Habitat management for red tree voles in Douglas-fir forests. 16 pp. In Wildlife and vegetation of unmanaged Douglas-fir forests.

Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW in Wildlife and vegetation of unmanaged. of the second edition (revised and renamed Field Guide to Forest Damage in British Columbia, ) have been sold to the public through an agreement with Queen’s Printer Publications until stocks were depleted.

The Resource Practices Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNR) continues to receive numerous.

Forsman, E.D.; Anthony, R.G.; Zabel, C.J. Distribution and abundance of red tree voles in Oregon based on occurence in pellets of northern spotted owls. Northwest Science. 78(4): Hanley, T.A. Potential management of young-growth stands for understory vegetation and wildlife habitat in southeastern Alaska.

Plant communities. Meadow voles are most commonly found in grasslands, preferring moister areas, but are also found in wooded areas. In eastern Washington and northern Idaho, meadow voles are found in relative abundance in sedge (Carex spp.) fens, but not in adjacent cedar (Thuja spp.)-hemlock (Tsuga spp.), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), or ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) : Cricetidae.

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Unlike redwoods and sequoias, which grow within limited ranges, Douglas firs are found in many areas of the West. But in the forests of the Pacific states, they are the dominant tree species. Probably the most common tree in Oregon, the Douglas fir was designated the state tree in This is partly what makes them so important.

Spatial Assessment of Habitat Supply and Harvest Values as a Means of Evaluating Conservation Strategies: A Case Study. Habitat management for the red tree voles in Douglas-fir forests USDA Forest Serv. General Tech. Report PNW-GTR 16 p. Supply and Harvest Values as a Means of Evaluating Conservation Strategies: A Case Study.

In Author: B. Dunsworth, S. Northway. The stand is healthy, resilient and provides exceptional habitat for late-seral species like the northern spotted owl, Pacific fisher and red tree vole.

In fact, the large Douglas fir at the left hand side of the photograph supports a red tree vole nest. Red tree voles are a Author: Luke Ruediger. Habitat. Red tree voles are found exclusively in conifer forests or in mixed forests of conifers and hardwoods (Hayesp.

Throughout most of their range, they are principally associated with Douglas-fir for foraging and nesting (Jewettp. ; Baileyp.

M. Huff, R. Holthausen, and K. Aubry. Habitat management for red tree voles in Douglas-fir forests. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR. Google ScholarCited by: Wildlife Habitat Management: Concepts and Applications in Forestry Habitat Function Habitat for Humans Forests as Habitat Historical Approaches to Managing Forests as Habitat Why Manage Habitat.

Case Study: You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you. Habitat: This small swift is most likely to be found in river valleys among dense Douglas-fir and redwood forests in the western United States.

Nest: Nests are usually located in tall hollow snags in burned or logged areas and are made from twigs (PetersonRobbins et al. The Klamath-Siskiyou is a treasure trove of various ecosystems such as fire-dependent oak savannas, redwood forests, and clear rivers lined with azaleas, rhododendron and manzanita.

Serpentine soils support scores of rare plant species, native bunch grasses, Jeffrey pine savannas and unique wetlands. At Earth Sanctuary, you’ll find forests containing Red Alder, Douglas Fir, and Western Hemlock trees-as well as Grand Fir, Big Leaf Maple, Sitka Spruce, and Western Red Cedar. Beneath the trees there is a variety of shrubs, ferns, herbs, mosses, liverworts, mushrooms, and lichens.

Red tree voles are not considered an endangered species, but their population is in decline, a signal of trouble for the old growth trees and forests where the animals tend to live and for the species who eat them, including the endangered northern spotted owl.

Habitat management for red tree voles in douglas-fir forests / Mark H. Huff, Richard S. Holthausen and Keith B. Aubry. (Portland, Or.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, []), by Mark H. Huff, Keith B. Aubry, Richard S.

Holthausen, and Or.) Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland (page images. contribute to lynx habitat, include cool, moist Douglas-fir, grand fir, western larch, and aspen forests. Dry forest types (e.g., ponderosa pine, climax lodgepole pine) do not provide lynx habitat.

Lynx appear to have a preference for gentle terrain when available (AppsMcKelvey et al. The needs of individual red tree voles are met in conifer forest stands with: (1) Connected tree canopies to facilitate foraging and dispersal, and to minimize time on the ground that may increase predation risk; (2) available structures to support nests; and (3) structural complexity and.

I graduated in with a Bachelor's degree in General Science, and in with a Master's degree in Zoology. My Master's thesis centered around the Oregon red tree vole, which is a small mouse-like rodent that lives in Douglas fir trees in western Oregon and northwestern California.

The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District(Ag + Open Space), a special district of the County dedicated to protecting our working and natural lands forever, has acquired a conservation easement covering 1, acres of forest land owned by Rip Goelet along the South Fork Gualala River in northwest Sonoma County.

Abstract. Regional differences in stand-scale habitat selection by American martens (Martes americana) suggest that attributes other than stand age and dominant overstory-species composition are responsible for observed habitat gh several investigators have suggested that martens require complex forest structure, few studies have attempted to quantify the relationship Cited by:.

While younger forests provide important prey habitat, mature forests and forests on federal land typically have a greater abundance of the large structures that fishers require for den and rest sites (Green et al.,Weir et al.,Zielinski et al., ).

Thus, forest mosaics comprised of young, middle, and old-age stands may provide Author: Mitchell A. Parsons, Jeffrey C. Lewis, Jonathan N. Pauli, Tara Chestnut, Jason I. Ransom, David O. W.Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), also called red-fir, Oregon-pine, Douglas-spruce, and piño Oregon (Spanish), is one of the world's most important and valuable timber trees.

It has been a major component of the forests of western North America since the mid-Pleistocene (30).Tree species damaged by bears vary depending on location. In Grays Harbor and Pacific counties, Douglas-fir and western hemlock are preferred species.

However, I have seen damage on western red cedar, Sitka spruce, grand fir, subalpine fir, Pacific silver .