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The field of remote sensing has advanced dramatically in the last decade, resulting in a proliferation of vegetation maps for rangelands in the western U.S. This guidance intends to help practitioners in the rangelands of the Great Basin use maps by providing guidance on how to approach the use of...
Kagan, J.S., J.C. Hak, B. Csuti, C.W. Kiilsgaard, and E.P. Gaines. 1999. Oregon Gap Analysis Project Final Report: A geographic approach to planning for biological diversity. Oregon Natural Heritage Program, Portland, Oregon. 72 pp. + appendices.
Oregon Biodiversity Information Center (2004) statewide vegetation classification lists the native plant associations known to occur in Oregon, and includes both successional and climax vegetation types that were an important part of the presettlement landscape of Oregon (2004).
Describes effects of fire on plants and ecosystems. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 2, December 2000.
Provides a diverse list of groundcovers, perennials, evergreen shrubs, deciduous shrubs, and conifer & deciduous trees that are both attractive and fire-resistant. All plants listed do well in Oregon. Some are coded for specific regions of the state.
This Defenders of Wildlife report is an economic and policy assessment of the biological effectiveness and economic efficiency of incentive mechanisms for private landowners to conserve U.S. biodiversity. Its focus is on rural lands that tend to be used for forestry, agriculture and residential...