Gives an overview of Eastern Oregon forest types and various silvicultural systems for managing them. Discusses in depth the ecology and management of ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, and mixed-conifer forests. Describes major pests of eastside forests and tells how to manage them. Suggests ways to enhance range and wildlife values while managing eastside forestland. Glossary. Appendix ...
By Nicole Strong, Robert (Bob) Parker, Leticia Henderson (Varelas), Stephen Fitzgerald, Tim Deboodt
OSU Extension Catalog
On October 25th, Dr. Dave Shaw, OSU Extension Forest Health Specialist, gave a presentation to an enthusiastic group of landowners about some of the issues our native trees have been having this year. Here is a rundown of what he discussed.
West Coast forest landowners are expected to adapt to climate change by gradually switching from Douglas-fir to other types of trees such as hardwoods and ponderosa pine, according to a new Oregon State University study.
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Drought was stated as what caused the trees' death, only dying pine trees were pictured. No mention of the boring insects that kill pine trees, was that omission intentional? No pictures of dying deciduous trees either. I have seen dead pine trees in peoples' yards where their lawn is nice and green - they water the lawn and trees - yet the tree is dead. Is drought or boring insects the reason for so many dead pine trees in Lane County?