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BOOK REVIEWS: Wildlife-Habitat Relationships in Oregon and Washington

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This is a massive compilation that greatly expands on the coverage and regional themes introduced in the epochal Wildlife Habitat Relationships in Managed Forests: the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington (1979. J.W. Thomas, tech. coord., Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR), Management of Wildlife and Fish Habitats in Forests of Western Oregon and Washington (1985. E.R. Brown, tech. ed., Pacific North-west Region, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR), and Atlas of Oregon Wildlife (1997. B. Csuti, et al., Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR). The much-litigated natural resources management plans in the Pacific Northwest have focused attention on a few species, largely in mixed conifer forests. But the region is very diverse, and the current work covers the entire range of vegetative communities, from eastern shrubsteppe and agriculture, interior forests, westside grasslands and chaparral, to riparian, coastal, and marine environments, in addition to the more familiar mixed conifer forests.

Keywords: environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Northeastern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 01003

Publication date: 2002-05-01

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
    Ranking: 16 of 66 in forestry

    Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
    June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

    Also published by SAF:
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