2 Dec 2008, 8:13pm
Forest and Fire Sciences Philosophy
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Missouri Compromise

Pyne, Stephen J. 2007. Missouri Compromise. Copyright 2007 Stephen J. Pyne.

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Native Americans as active and passive promoters of mast and fruit trees in the eastern USA

Abrams, Marc D., and Gregory J. Nowacki. 2008. Native Americans as active and passive promoters of mast and fruit trees in the eastern USA. The Holocene, Vol. 18, No. 7, 1123-1137 (2008)

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30 Oct 2008, 11:22pm
Holocene Climates Paleobotany and Paleoclimatology
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Global Cooling Is Here! Evidence for Predicting Global Cooling For the Next Three Decades

Easterbrook, Don J*. 2008. Global Cooling Is Here!  Evidence for Predicting Global Cooling For the Next Three Decades

*Dept. of Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

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The Truth about Our Wildlife Managers’ Plan to Restore “Native” Ecosystems

Dovel, George. 2008. The Truth about Our Wildlife Managers’ Plan to Restore “Native” Ecosystems. The Outdoorsman,  Number 30, Aug-Sept 2008.

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Yellowstone’s Destabilized Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Wagner, Frederick H. 2006. Yellowstone’s Destabilized Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Review by Cliff White, Parks Canada, Banff, Alberta, Ca. [here]

21 Oct 2008, 3:51pm
Ecology
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Intense forest wildfire sharply reduces mineral soil C and N: the first direct evidence

Bormann, Bernard T., Peter S. Homann, Robyn L. Darbyshire, and Brett A. Morrissette. 2008. Intense forest wildfire sharply reduces mineral soil C and N: the first direct evidence. Can. J. For. Res. 38: 2771–2783 (2008).

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7 Oct 2008, 1:16pm
Cultural Landscapes History of Western Landscapes
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History of the Jarbidge, Nevada, Area

St. Louis, Bob. 2008. History of the Jarbidge, Nevada, Area With Special Emphasis on Matters Pertaining to the South Canyon Section of Jarbidge Road, Western Institute for Study of the Environment

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1 Sep 2008, 5:04pm
Ecology Forest and Fire Sciences
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Interactions Among Livestock Grazing, Vegetation Type, and Fire Behavior in the Murphy Wildland Fire Complex in Idaho and Nevada, July 2007

Launchbaugh, Karen, Bob Brammer, Matthew L. Brooks, Stephen Bunting, Patrick Clark, Jay Davison, Mark Fleming, Ron Kay, Mike Pellant, David A. Pyke,and Bruce Wylie. 2008. Interactions Among Livestock Grazing, Vegetation Type, and Fire Behavior in the Murphy Wildland Fire Complex in Idaho and Nevada, July 2007. Open-File Report 2008–1214, U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey.

Prepared in cooperation with the Murphy Wildland Fire Grazing and Fuel Assessment Team

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30 Aug 2008, 8:12pm
Case Studies Restoration Forestry
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Friendly Fire

Pyne, Stephen J. 2007. Friendly Fire.

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30 Aug 2008, 7:55pm
Cultivated Landscapes History of Western Landscapes
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Ancient Earthmovers Of the Amazon

Mann, Charles C. 2008. Ancient Earthmovers Of the Amazon. Science, Vol 321, 29 August 2008, pp 1148-1152

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28 Jul 2008, 10:13pm
Rural Culture Rural Life
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The Free Life of a Ranger

Murchie, Archie. 1991. The Free Life of a Ranger : Archie Murchie in the U.S. Forest Service, 1929-1965 with R.T. (Robert Thomas) King. Univ of Nevada Oral History Program,  324 pgs.

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The Pristine Myth: The Landscape of the Americas in 1492

William Denevan. 1992. The Pristine Myth: The Landscape of the Americas in 1492. Annals of the American Association of Geographers v. 82 n. 3 (Sept. 1992), pp. 369-385.

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Animals whose behavior changes near their life’s end

Smithson, Julie Kay. 2008. Animals whose behavior changes near their life’s end. Western Institute for Study of the Environment.

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Were Native People Keystone Predators? A Continuous-Time Analysis of Wildlife Observations Made by Lewis and Clark in 1804-1806

Kay, Charles E. 2007. Were native people keystone predators? A continuous-time analysis of wildlife observations made by Lewis and Clark in 1804-1806. Canadian Field-Naturalist 121(1): 1–16.

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The People Who Lived Among the Clouds

Various authors. The People Who Lived Among the Clouds

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