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Title: Restoration planting options for limber pines impacted by mountain pine beetles and/or white pine blister rust in the Southern Rocky Mountains

Author: Casper, Anne Marie; Jacobi, William R.; Schoettle, Anna W.; Burns, Kelly S.;

Date: 2010

Source: In: Adams, Judy; Jamieson, Carrie; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; 2009 July 20-24; Durango, CO. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. p. 7. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/foresthealth/technology/wif/proceedings/WIFDWC2009.pdf

Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)

Description: Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) populations in the southern Rock Mountains are severely threatened by the combined impacts of mountain pine beetles and white pine blister rust. Limber pine’s critical role these high elevation ecosystems heightens the importance of mitigating impacts. To develop forest-scale planting methods six seedling planting trial sites were installed extending from the Medicine Bow Nation Forest in southern Wyoming to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in southern Colorado

Keywords: limber pine, Pinus flexilis, mountain pine beetles, white pine blister rust, invasive species, restoration

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Casper, Anne Marie; Jacobi, William R.; Schoettle, Anna W.; Burns, Kelly S. 2010. Restoration planting options for limber pines impacted by mountain pine beetles and/or white pine blister rust in the Southern Rocky Mountains. In: Adams, Judy; Jamieson, Carrie; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; 2009 July 20-24; Durango, CO. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. p. 7. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/foresthealth/technology/wif/proceedings/WIFDWC2009.pdf

 


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