Cumulative Watershed Effects Of Fuel Management In The Western United States

Vegetation change and anthropogenic development are altering ecosystems and decreasing biodiversity.  Successful management of ecosystems threatened by multiple stressors requires development of ecosystem conservation plans rather than single species plans.  We selected the big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt.) ecosystem to demonstrate this approach.
William J. Elliot, Ina Sue Miller, and Lisa Audin, eds. 2010. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the western United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-231. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 299 p.

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