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Restoration of Dry Forests in Eastern Oregon: A Field Guide


Jerry F. Franklin, University of Washington
K. Norman Johnson, Oregon State University
Derek J. Churchill, Stewardship Forestry LLC
Keala Hagmann, University of Washington
Debora Johnson, Applegate Forestry LLC
James Johnston, Oregon State University
This field guide is intended to provide a practical, science-based framework for activities designed to restore characteristic functionality, resistance and resilience to dry forest ponderosa pine and mixed-conifer landscapes. It includes:
     - basic principles for restoring dry forest stands and landscapes,
     - examples of application of the principles,
     - silvicultural prescriptions for different forest types, and
     - strategies for learning and adaptive management.