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Bird population responses to clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska

Winifred B. Kessler

Bird population responses to clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska

by Winifred B. Kessler

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Published by Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region in Ketchikan, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bird populations,
  • Clearcutting

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Winifred B. Kessler
    SeriesAlaska Region report -- no. 71, Alaska Region report -- no. 71.
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Alaska Region
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25598557M
    OCLC/WorldCa8372099

    Admiralty Island National Monument is , acres of some of the most impressive wilderness in southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Admiralty Island is significant to scientists due to the fact that life and the relationships living on the island are scientifically sound and truly amazing. nerable wildlife and habitat persist on national forest lands as required under new national forest regulations. We are participating in the development of precedent-setting conservation plans on the Tongass and Chugach national forests and other “early adopters” of the new regulations. Jamie Rappaport Clark, President and CEOFile Size: 2MB.

    Alaska Region: Bird population responses to clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska. (Ketchikan, Alaska: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest, Ketchikan Area, []), also by Winifred B. Kessler (page images at HathiTrust). Tongass National Forest is the largest forest in the United States located on the southeast Alaskan Panhandle; it is 17 million acres of beautiful, untouched scenery that is home to thousands of animals. In the forest mountain goats, bald eagles, brown/black bears, moose, wolves and sitka black-tailed deer.

    managing landbirds of pacific northwest forests pacific northwest forest bird population declines: formulating population management guidelines from landscape- scale ecological analyses of maps data from avian communities on seven national forests in the pacific northwest a report to the pacific northwest region (region 6), usda forest service documenting the findings of. Bird Population Studies We study disease, environmental changes, and the complex web of factors that determine where birds are found and how abundant they can .


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Bird population responses to clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska by Winifred B. Kessler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bird population responses to clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska. Ketchikan, Alaska: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska. Bird Population Responses to Clearcutting in the Tongass National Forest of Southeast Alaska Winifred B.

Kessler U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest, Ketchikan Area, - Bird populations - 22 pages. Clearcutting the Tongass National Forest is dead wrong Service — as if in a time warp — recently working counter to that approach in the vast Tongass National Forest of southeast Alaska.

A Tongass National Forest clear-cut is visible in this aerial photo taken in (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News) The U.S. Forest Service on Friday announced a final decision on. Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, nearly 17 million acres, includes a significant portion of the world’s last remaining temperate rainforest.

This spectacular region supports abundant wildlife, including such priority bird species as the Marbled Murrelet. The Tongass National Forest (/ ˈ t ɒ ŋ ɡ ə s /) in Southeast Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States at million acres (68, km 2).Most of its area is part of the temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, itself part of the larger Pacific temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, and is remote enough to be home to many species of endangered and rare flora and ing body: United States Forest Service.

The Tongass National Forest is the country’s largest national forest, and covers most of Southeast Alaska, and surrounds the famous Inside Passage. The Tongass National Forest (Tongass) is the largest land parcel under public steward-ship in the United States and the largest remaining relatively pristine coastal temperate rain forest in the world, incorporating 68 km2 of the temperate coniferous rain for-est of southeast Alaska (U.S.

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service ). Tongass National Forest: hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, on the timber contracts and management of the Tongass National Forest, Washington, DC, ; Wrangell, Alaska, June 1, Tongass Forest Facts.

The Tongass National Forest sp, (17 million) acres. There are 5, ( million) acres within the Tongass National Forest that are Congressionally designated Wilderness Areas and National Monuments. That accounts for 34% of.

Landowners must depend on stored seeds, and those dispersed into the site from adjacent sources. Any shortage of seed on site limits regeneration to light-seeded species, barring an unusual.

The Tongass National Forest is ancient and enormous, spanning nearly 17 million acres (69, square kilometers) of Southeast Alaska. For context. oLd-growTh foresT ecosysTems The Tongass National Forest encompasses approximately 80 percent of Southeast Alaska and contains almost one-third of the Earth’s remaining old-growth, coastal temperate rainforest.

The Tongass supports the greatest expanse of intact old-growth forest in the United States. Tongass National Forest, National Geographic Magazine November 6, by Alaska’s southeastern panhandle, a chain of misty, fjord-footed mountains and over a thousand islands, is home to Tongass, the largest national forest in the U.S.

and roughly 30 percent. Tongass National Forest in Alaska is one of these places. Referred to as the crown jewel of the national forest system, Tongass has numerous qualities to tout. It. The Tongass National Forest has a major commitment to protect heritage resources for the enjoyment and education of future generations.

Congress has passed numerous laws which are aimed to protect heritage resources, but the National Forests need your help to ensure that these resources are protected. Prehistory of the Tongass The land was Size: 32KB.

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Original post, December 1, At 17 million acres, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska is the largest national forest in the country. Just this September, Earthjustice won the latest round in a year court battle to preserve this wild land of glaciers, fjords and old-growth rainforest.

(04/29/) The Tongass temperate rainforest in Alaska is a record-holder: while the oldest and largest National Forest in the United States (spanning nearly 17 million acres), it is even more.

PDF and HTML Documents: Schedule of Proposed Actions are available on this website in both PDF (Portable Document Format) and HTML page format. The PDF file format allows documents to be saved in one common format that is downloadable by anyone. This format can be viewed within your browser or printed out on your printer.

The Tongass National Forest is a designated Children's Forest. As such it is a living classroom and laboratory for studying the ecology and processes of the temperate rainforest. The 35 towns, villages, and several cities are embedded in the Tongass, and the forest stands at the doorstep of many classrooms, schools and home schools.The world's bird population is definitely decreasing.

Since the s, birds have been declining both in terms of species numbers (by about species) and numbers of individuals (by about %). This decline is due to human activities, such as the cutting down of forests, contamination, invasive species, and human-induced climate change. Bird Population In North America Has Plummeted In Past 50 Years Researchers estimate that the bird population has fallen by a quarter since More than 90% of .