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Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska

Jerry O. Wolff

Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska

by Jerry O. Wolff

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Published by U.S. Forest Service in Portland, Or .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jerry O. Wolff and John C. Zasada.
SeriesResearch note PNW -- 255.
ContributionsZasada, John C.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17618324M
OCLC/WorldCa2060033

Red Squirrels were reported abundant in 8 of the 14 areas and 2 in southcentral and 3 in interior Alaska. One area in southcentral reported more wolverine this season than The Alaska Department of Fish and Game administers all programs and activities free from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion File Size: 2MB. In the Sicamous Creek Silvicultural Systems Project (Kamloops Forest Region), the impact of five treatments in 30 ha cutblocks (control, single tree selection with 33% volume removal, and ha patch cuts and one 10 ha clearcut) were examined with respect to a number of response variables.

  The oldest red squirrel they found in their study area lived to an age of nine. Most squirrels reached three or four years before they disappeared, either becoming a meal for a goshawk, owl or a larger mammal, such as a lynx. From their birth in March, April or May until the time they die. Scarification to regenerate upland broadleaf forest for wildlife habitat Silvicultural System for Aspen Moose Browse Production G.P., Barber, V., Rupp S., Zasada, J., Wilmking M.W. A year perspective of climate variability and the response of white spruce in Interior Alaska. Chapter 12 Pp. clearcut, browse.

An alternative to clear-cutting in the boreal forest of Alaska: a year study of regeneration after shelterwood harvesting T.L. Wurtz and J.C. Zasada Abstract: We present year results from a comparison of clear-cutting and shelterwood harvesting in the boreal for-est of Alaska. The Arctic ground squirrel (Urocitellus parryii) (Inuktitut: ᓯᒃᓯᒃ, siksik) is a species of ground squirrel native to the Arctic and Subarctic of North America and Asia. People in Alaska, particularly around the Aleutians, refer to them as "parka" squirrels, most likely because their Family: Sciuridae.


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Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska by Jerry O. Wolff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in Interior Alaska. Portland, Or.: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska / by Jerry O. Wolff and John C. Zasada. By Jerry O. Wolff. Abstract. 7 p. Publisher: Portland, Or.: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Year: OAI identifier: oai Author: Jerry O.

Wolff. The red squirrels range extends throughout most of forested Alaska. Their northern extent is at the crest of the Brooks Range, and extends all the way through southeast Alaska.

Red squirrels are territorial, and build nests which may be a hole in a tree trunk or a tightly constructed mass of twigs, leaves, mosses, and lichens in the densest foliage of a tree (making the nest almost completely.

Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska. U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experimental Station, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska. Research Note PNW-RN Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.

7 p. Google ScholarCited by: Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experience Station, USDA Forest Service Research Note PNW Pine squirrels Author: Jennifer K.

Frey. Bark beetle response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior Alaska after whole tree logging by Beckwith, R. C; Wolff, Jerry O., joint author; Zasada, John C., joint author; United States Pacific Northwest Forest and Experiment Station; United States. Forest ServicePages: An alternative to clear-cutting in the boreal forest of Alaska: A year study of regeneration after shelterwood harvesting.

interior Alaska are seed availability and seedbed condition. Red squirrels are easy to identify - they are the only tree squirrel in Alaska that is active by day.

Alaska’s only other tree squirrel, the secretive northern flying squirrel, is nocturnal. Alaska is home to one ground squirrel, the Arctic ground squirrel, and there are no chipmunks in Alaska. Feeding areas preferred by flying squirrels may be in either young or old forests.

Dried fungi cached in limbs by red squirrels are sometimes stolen by flying squirrels. Those observed foraging in the wild in Interior Alaska ate mushrooms (fresh and dried), truffles, berries, tree lichens, and the newly flushed growth tips on white spruce limbs.

The American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Exrleben) and northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus Shaw) are important mammal species in coniferous forests that are widely distributed across temperate and boreal ecological by: 4.

The red squirrel is used to a limited extent by man for food and fur. Squirrels may be small but the meat is good eating. In parts of Canada and Alaska the pelts are sold for their fur. Red squirrels may. The response of mammals to forest fire and timber harvest in the North American boreal forestResponse of the Mount Graham Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus E.

Hoy and E. Kasischke, Potential shifts in dominant forest cover in interior Alaska driven by variations in fire severity, Ecological Applications Cited by: Observations were made on Tamiasciurus hudsonicus in mature Picea glauca forest during 2 years of cone crop failure. For the first winter an adequate supply of old Spruce cones cached in previous years was available.

The second crop failure brought about a 67% drop in the squirrel population, the remaining squirrels feeding primarily on Spruce buds during the winter. Red Squirrel Annual Range Habitat Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in Interior Alaska.

USDA, USFS Research Note, PNW Project Reports. and J. Zasada. Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in Interior Alaska. USDA, USFS Research Note, PNW   Our red squirrels at home had been missing since September last year, apart from a brief visit by one in February.

Thankfully one is back – or at least a young one possibly from the parents that were here. It is in the wood and at the bird feeders most mornings, though seems to disappear. The Polish are more “British” than the British according to new research.

The research, conducted by Red Squirrel Publishing, tested o Facebook users using a sample version of the Home Office’s citizenship exam. The results show that Polish users gained the highest average score. silvicultural systems exists in southeast Alaska, despite widespread partial cutting before Several silvicultural systems have been promoted as alternatives to the controver-sial practice of clearcutting, but these systems must be evaluated for their ability to pro-vide for sustainable wood production and protection of other forest by: Red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) are important predators on bird nests in northern conifer forests, band previous work has shown that nest density of understory birds is low in these.

Ecology of North American Red Squirrels Across Contrasting Habitats: Relating Natal Dispersal to Habitat Diane L. Haughland. Red squirrel responses to spruce cone failure in interior Alaska. Red squirrel response to clearcut and shelterwood systems in interior by:. The irregular shelterwood is the most recent silvicultural system to have been developed and has replaced all the others except the selection system in Switzerland.

John Mathews () Often associated with clearcutting and called "overstorey removal," this system may better be called a shelterwood because the regeneration is established.I examined the affect of logging intensity and pattern on the North American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) by measuring density and demography from zero to four years after logging, and by measuring territory size, habitat use, and behaviour of individual animals from three to five years after logging.

This study was done in an interior Douglas-fir forest (IDF) near Kamloops, British.Intensity of territorial defense in red squirrels – an experimental test of the asymmetric war of attrition. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 2.

Boutin, S., and S. Schweiger. Manipulation of intruder pressure in red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) – Effects on.