Stephen F. Arno
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Cataloging Information

Fuel Treatments & Effects
Mechanical treatments
Naturally-ignited Fire-use treatments
Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna

NRFSN number: 8423
FRAMES RCS number: 2011
Record updated: July 2, 2018

Our experience testing ecosystem-based management (EM) treatments in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)/fir (Abies spp.) is summarized here. Topics covered include silvicultural treatments, fire application, soils and nutrient considerations, wildlife habitat considerations, associated riparian communities, and treatment of invasive weeds.


Arno, Stephen F. 2000. Ecosystem-based management at lower elevations. In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: what we have learned, symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 17-18.

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