Measuring Success for Upland Forest Habitat Restoration
We document number and location of areas treated with variable density thinning, number and location of snags created, and development of large trees and snags that can be used by woodpeckers.
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Measuring Success for Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Restoration
We document number and location of conifer underplanting and release projects, number and location of thinning projects, and development of large conifer trees and snags that can be used by woodpeckers.
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Measuring Success for Protecting Watershed Habitats
Active forest habitat restoration projects encompass only a small fraction of the land area in the watershed. Most of the forest will simply be protected from threats and left alone to develop the old-growth structure used by woodpeckers through passive restoration. We measure our success in protecting old-growth forest for woodpeckers by documenting our efforts in preventing and suppressing fire.
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