COS 115 - Forest Management

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
12B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Influence of topography and fire history on Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer stand conditions under an active-fire regime
Jamie M. Shields, University of California, Davis; Malcolm North, USDA Forest Service
1:50 PM
Effects of mastication treatments on ponderosa pine understory communities
Scott B. Franklin, University of Northern Colorado; Nathan Kirkley, University of Northern Colorado
2:10 PM
Effects of long-term prescribed burning on soil organic carbon and total nitrogen content in the Missouri Ozarks
Kirsten Stephan, Lincoln University of Missouri; Jason A. Hubbart, University of Missouri
2:50 PM
Using the generalized random tessellation (GRTS) survey design for monitoring and assessment of terrestrial plant communities at local, regional and ecoregional scales
Constance E. Hausman, Cleveland Metroparks; Terry L. Robison, Cleveland Metroparks; John J. Mack Jr., Cleveland Metroparks
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Indicator species and the management of temperate forests
Wolfgang Weisser, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität; Martin M. Gossner, Technische Universität München; Carlos Roberto Fonseca, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
4:20 PM
Altered disturbance patterns promote facilitated competition in aspen-conifer forests
Joshua R. Buck, Brigham Young University; Samuel B. St Clair, Brigham Young University
4:40 PM
Effects of mountain pine beetle on forest structure and fuel load 25 years after outbreak
Kristen A. Pelz, Colorado State University; Frederick W. Smith, Colorado State University
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