Guidelines for Aspen Restoration on the National Forests in Utah

Authors:
Utah Forest Restoration Working Group - Ecology Committee

Publication Date:
2011

Abstract/Summary:
No guidelines for aspen management can anticipate all situations. The intent here is to promote holistic thinking in management decisions. If we act before understanding either the larger ecological context or agents operating on aspen in specific sites, the probability of irrevocable damage increases. If we are uncertain of management outcomes, pre- and post- decision monitoring is critical. Documentation of restoration failures, as well as successes, is an important component of management.

Source:
Western Aspen Alliance

Link:
http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8036&context=aspen_bib