EFFECTS OF FIRE ON MAMMALS


Elk in Yellowstone National Park after 1988 burn


We are currently synthesizing the available information regarding the Effects of Forest Fire on Mammals in the Northern Rockies. If you are aware of articles, reports, or books relevant to this region that are not listed here, please let us know (AUTHORS).




AVAILABLE LITERATURE:

Finch, D. M., and L. F. Ruggiero. 1993. Wildlife habitats and biological diversity in the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains. Natural Areas Journal 13:191-203.

Keay, J.A. 1977. Relationships of habitat use patterns and forage preferences of white-tailed deer and mule deer to post-fire vegetation, upper Selway River, Idaho. Thesis, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA.

Keay, J.A., and J. M. Peek. 1980. Relationships between fires and winter habitat of deer in Idaho. Journal of Wildlife Management 44:372-380.

Koehler, G. M., and M. G. Hornocker. 1977. Fire effects on marten habitat in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Journal of Wildlife Management 41:500-505.

Lehmkuhl, J.F., R. L. Everett, and P.F. Hessburg. 1995. Wildland fire and management of plants and animals. Western Forester 40:14-15.

Potter, M. W., and S. R. Kessell. 1980. Predicting mosaics and wildlife diversity resulting from fire disturbance to a forest ecosystem. Environmental Management 4:247-254.

Ruggiero, L. F., K. B. Aubrey, S. Buskirk, et al. 2000. Ecology and conservation of lynx in the United States. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Singer, F. J. 1979. Habitat parititoning and wildfire relationships of cervids in Glacier National Park, Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management 43:437-444.

Weaver, J. L., P. C. Paquet, and L. F. Ruggiero. 1996. Resilience and conservation of large carnivores in the Rocky Mountains. Conservation Biology 10:964-976.


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