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Lepus americanus (snowshoe hare)

Author(s): Janet Sullivan
Year Published: 1995
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Lepus americanus (snowshoe hare) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy, distribution, basic biology, and general management. This species review can be used for fire management, restoration planning, NEPA documents, and postfire rehabilitation planning. It may also be helpful in wildlife and habitat management, and as a source of information on the general ecology of individual species.

Citation: Sullivan, J. 1995. Lepus americanus (snowshoe hare). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/animals/mammal/leam/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Wildlife, Fire & Wildlife, Mammals, Rabbits, hares, pikas
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10515
FEIS Number: 290
Record updated: Mar 22, 2018