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Reintroduction of Fire to Forest Ecosystems on the Colorado Plateau
(Moody et al. 1992). Thinning stands with fire can potentially be done at a much lower cost than with mechanical thinning, although past attempts to do this in ... the site, before fire can be safely reintroduced. Broadcast burns are recommended following most mechanical thinning operations on ponderosa pine and lower mixed-conifer sites. Generally, such fires should be ...
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Forest Management Policies on the Colorado Plateau
Many forest land managers fear that ultimately ... contributed to destructive forest fires. Options to deal with these changes include prescribed fire, thinning and timber harvest to mimic natural disturbances and conditions. However, there are barriers ...
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John Muir Project - Exploiting Federal Lands
The ... brush reduction near homes to large commercial logging projects. Instead of thinning underbrush, these projects deceptively use the term "thinning" for commercial logging of medium and large trees. Homes ...
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Terms Beginning With "O"
Can be controlled by chemical dispersion, combustion, mechanical containment, and/or adsorption. Spills from tanks and pipelines can also occur away from ... down when they reach the stratosphere and then catalytically destroy ozone molecules. Ozone Hole: A thinning break in the stratospheric ozone layer. Designation of amount of such depletion as an " ...
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U.S. Global Change Research Information Office
The European ... York, the Colorado potato beetle has developed resistance to all major classes of insecticides. Mechanical methods Introduced pests can often be controlled mechanically. Water hyacinth, introduced from South America ...
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NMPIF Forests 3
Logging - mechanical logging can be helpful in thinning areas that need opening. While horse logging operations are more desirable than truck ... unhealthy state in trees. In areas where mistletoe is abundant, a reduction in trees through mechanical means may be recommended. Since mistletoe can shoot seeds as far as 60ft., a ...
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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation ( RIRDC ) - What's New Page
Acrobat Reader Summary Report (24k) Vegetation Biodiversity Response of Eucalyptus Regrowth Forest to Thinning and Grazing (08/043 UMA-18A) Full report (2.3meg is a PDF file & ... DAW-100A) Full report - 500kb - Summary (12kb) 13 March: New Research Report: Fertiliser Strategies for Mechanical Tea Production (08/030 DAQ 313A) Full report (290kb) || Executive Summary (8k) Nosema Disease- ...
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SAF - Policy and Press: Position Statements - Wildfire Management
Appropriate silvicultural tools include mechanical manipulation, such as thinning and timber harvest, and fire. The use of selected tools should be carefully planned ...
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Rainforest Newz Vol 2 Iss 5/6 Jan/May 2004
Using no mechanical or moving parts and no chemicals, all wastewater is recycled via a gravity system into ... last year will have seen some of the gorgeous Mahoe wood that came from a thinning project last year. Most of the wood has now been shipped to Santa Fe and ...
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Pneumonectomy - MIRG
Beginning at midnight on the night before your pneumonectomy, you must not eat or ... had a pneumonectomy. Some of these complications include: · The need for prolonged mechanical ventilation (being connected to a mechanical respirator that will "breathe" for you) because of poor air exchange. ...
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