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Quaking aspen in the Northern Rockies: retention and restoration

Author(s): Camille Stevens-Rumann, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Diane Abendroth
Year Published: 2017

Specific objectives of this review are to address the current status and future outlook of aspen across a range of ecosystems in the US Northern Rockies. Specifically, we aim to answer the following questions:

  1. Is aspen declining in the Northern Rockies, and if so what are the underlying causes?
  2. Where should aspen regeneration be prioritized?
  3. What factors influence successful restoration?


Citation: Stevens-Rumann, C., Morgan, P., Strand, E. 2017. Quaking  aspen in the Northern Rockies: considerations for retention and restoration. Northern Rockies Fire Science Network Science Review No. 3.
Topic(s): Fire History, Recovery after fire, Resilience
Ecosystem(s): Aspen woodland
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 15373
Record updated: Jul 26, 2018