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Restoring Abandoned Agricultural Lands in Puget Lowland Prairies: A New Approach
Puget Lowland Prairies are one of the most endangered ecosystems in the United States. Restoration has been occurring for more than thirty years and has focused on extant sites with some native species present. Generally, actions first began with invasive species control, followed by reintroduction of fire, and then seeding ...
Identification Of Habitat Controls On Amphibian Populations: The Northern Red-Legged Frog In The Pacific Northwest
Historically, research addressing vulnerability of stillwater-breeding amphibians focused on reproductive (aquatic) habitat. However, in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), terrestrial (active-season) habitat is also important to many stillwater-breeding amphibians though its importance has rarely been evaluated. Locally, these ...
Estimating the Economic Benefits of a Mt St Helens Wolf Population: a Cost Benefit Analysis Using Benefit Transfer
It has been almost 20 years since the US Fish and Wildlife Service reintroduced wolves to Yellowstone and central Idaho, yet the controversy surrounding wolves in the western US remains as fierce as ever. Meanwhile, wolf populations across MT, WY, ID, and even WA have grown to the point where many states are shifting their ...