7 Sep 2009, 9:27pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Causes of Post-Fire Runoff and Erosion: Water Repellency, Cover, or Soil Sealing?

Larsen, Isaac J., Lee H. MacDonald, Ethan Brown, Daniella Rough, Matthew J. Welsh, Joseph H. Pietraszek, Zamir Libohova, Juan de Dios Benavides-Solorio, Keelin Schaffrath. 2009. Causes of Post-Fire Runoff and Erosion: Water Repellency, Cover, or Soil Sealing? Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:1393-1407

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24 Aug 2009, 3:22pm
Ecology Economics Forest and Fire Sciences Management Policy
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Impacts of California Wildfires on Climate and Forests: A Study of Seven Years of Wildfires (2001-2007)

Bonnicksen, Thomas M. 2009. Impacts of California Wildfires on Climate and Forests: A Study of Seven Years of Wildfires (2001-2007). FCEM Report No. 3. The Forest Foundation, Auburn, CA.

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See also FCEM Reports No. 1 and 2 [here]

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23 Aug 2009, 10:29am
Cultivated Landscapes History of Western Landscapes
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Initial formation of an indigenous crop complex in eastern North America at 3800 B.P.

Smith, Bruce D. and Richard A. Yarnell. 2009. Initial formation of an indigenous crop complex
in eastern North America at 3800 B.P.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 106 No. 16 pp 6561–6566.

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23 Aug 2009, 9:49am
Cultivated Landscapes History of Western Landscapes
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An Asian origin for a 10,000-year-old domesticated plant in the Americas

Erickson, David L. , Bruce D. Smith, Andrew C. Clarke, Daniel H. Sandweiss, and Noreen Tuross. 2005. An Asian origin for a 10,000-year-old domesticated plant in the Americas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 102, No. 51.

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The Complexities of State Management of Wildlife Under Federal Laws

Budge, Randy*. 2009. The Complexities of State Management of Wildlife Under Federal Laws. Conference of Western Attorneys General, Aug 3-5,2009, Sun Valley, Idaho.

*Randy Budge is an attorney and an Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner. This paper represents his personal views and options, not necessarily that of the entire Idaho Fish and Game Commission or the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

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4 Aug 2009, 10:46am
Economics Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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U.S. Wildfire Cost-Plus-Loss Economics Project: The “One-Pager” Checklist

Zybach, Bob, Michael Dubrasich, Gregory Brenner, and John Marker. 2009. U.S. Wildfire Cost-Plus-Loss Economics Project: The “One-Pager” Checklist. Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center, Advances in Fire Practices, Fall 2009.

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27 Jul 2009, 2:28pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Aspen: A Vanishing Resource

Kay, Charles E. 2009. Aspen: A Vanishing Resource. Mule Deer Foundation Magazine, No. 25, pp. 32-39.

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Origins and antiquity of the island fox (Urocyon littoralis) on California’s Channel Islands

Rick, Torben C., Jon M. Erlandson, René L. Vellanoweth, Todd J. Braje, Paul W. Collins, Daniel A. Guthrie, and Thomas W. Stafford Jr. 2009. Origins and antiquity of the island fox (Urocyon littoralis) on California’s Channel Islands. Quaternary Research 71 (2009) 93–98.

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Sea otters, shellfish, and humans: 10,000 years of ecological interaction on San Miguel Island, California

Erlandson, Jon M., Torben C. Rick, Michael Graham, James Estes, Todd Braje, and René Vellanoweth. 2005. Sea otters, shellfish, and humans: 10,000 years of ecological interaction on San Miguel Island, California. Proceedings of the Sixth California Islands Symposium, edited by D.K. Garcelon and C.A. Schwemm, pp. 58-69. Arcata: Institute for Wildlife Studies and National Park Service.

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1 Jul 2009, 3:07pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management
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Testimony of Dr. Peter Kolb on Mountain Pine Beetle

Kolb, Peter. 2009. Testimony of Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana State University, before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power Hearing on Mountain Pine Beetle: Strategies For Protecting The West, June 16, 2009.

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29 Jun 2009, 11:47am
Uncategorized
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Voice & Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction

Pyne, Stephen J. 2009. Voice & Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction. Harvard Univ. Press.

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25 Jun 2009, 11:00am
Economics Forest and Fire Sciences Management Policy
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Fire History and Research, Big Bar Ranger District, Northwestern Trinity County, California: Critique of Fire Suppression Practices

Concerned Citizens for Responsible Fire Management*. 2008. Fire History and Research, Big Bar Ranger District, Northwestern Trinity County, California: Critique of Fire Suppression Practices. Report to Congressman Wally Herger, October 2008.

* David Rhodes, Charley Fitch, Michael Jameson, Clarence Rose, Jerry McDonald, Frank Grovers, Stan Stetson, Dana Hord, Gay Berrien.

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22 Jun 2009, 12:17pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management Philosophy
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People of the Prairie, People of the Fire

Pyne, Stephen. 2009. People of the Prairie, People of the Fire. The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center.

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22 Jun 2009, 12:00pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences Management Philosophy
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Patch Burning

Pyne, Stephen J. 2009. Patch Burning. The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center.

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20 Jun 2009, 9:35am
Wildlife Management Wildlife Policy Wildlife Sciences
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The Threat of the Yrmo: The Political Ontology of a Sustainable Hunting Program

Blaser, Mario. 2009. The Threat of the Yrmo: The Political Ontology of a Sustainable Hunting Program. American Anthropologist, Vol. 111, Issue 1, pp. 10–20.

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