Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
A design for gardens near streamsides with steeper banks and dryer soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with gradually sloped banks and wet soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with average sloped banks and mixed wet and dry soils.
Fire severity is a measure of the effects of fire on the environment—both in damage to vegetation and impacts on the soil. Fire severity is driven by weather conditions, the topography of the landscape, and the fuels that are present. Of these, weather is the overriding factor.
This publication outlines the role of forest organic debris in inland Northwest forests. Recommends how to maintain forest soil productivity and improve wildlife habitat while reducing wildfire and insect-pest hazards. Tells how to ...
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of July.
Trees and shrubs for the water's edge or drier areas, groundcover, ferns, and other useful tips