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Quaking aspen management: a presentation by the Western Aspen Alliance

Date: October 27, 2016
Presenter(s): Paul C. Rogers
Description: On October 27, Paul Rogers of the Western Aspen Alliance discussed the impact of climate change on aspen ecosystems, with an emphasis on aspen fire types. The presentation covered the variability of aspen responses to fire and emphasized unique fire-related systems to wean practitioners from one-size-fits-all prescriptions for aspen forests.  The Western Aspen Alliance is a partnership established to improve the management of aspen by linking ecological, social and economic sciences through collaboration and information sharing. The webinar was co-hosted by the Great Basin, California, Desert, Great Northern, Southern Rockies and the Plains and Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.
Topic(s): Fire Effects, Fire & Climate, Recovery after fire, Resilience
Ecosystem(s): Aspen woodland
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 14879
Record updated: Jul 31, 2018