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Amphibian and small mammal captures on conventional clearcut and whole-tree harvested sites

G. Randy Milton

Amphibian and small mammal captures on conventional clearcut and whole-tree harvested sites

by G. Randy Milton

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Published by St. Mary"s River Forestry-Wildlife Project, Canadian Institute of Forestry, c/o N.S. Dept. of Natural Resources in Antigonish, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trapping -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Mammals -- Habitat -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Wildlife management -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Forest management -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Amphibians -- Habitat -- Nova Scotia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the St. Mary"s River Forestry-Wildlife Project Steering Committee by G. Randy Milton and Julie Towers.
    SeriesReport / St. Mary"s River Forestry-Wildlife Project -- no. 17, Report (St. Mary"s River Forestry-Wildlife Project) -- no. 17.
    ContributionsTowers, Julie Kathryn, 1961-, St. Mary"s River Forestry-Wildlife Project. Steering Committee., Nova Scotia. Dept. of Natural Resources., Canada/Nova Scotia Cooperation Agreement for Forestry Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK283.6.N8 M55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 41 leaves.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17017382M

      Trees and shrubs produce flowers, berries, and nuts for birds and mammals. Consider sharing some of your vegetable garden with wildlife. Fence part of it for yourself and leave some extra for them. Insects. Insects are the primary source of food for some animals—for them, an insect-free yard is a barren wasteland. FINAL EXAM. STUDY. PLAY. The young of plecoptera are known as: Niads. What is the term for the small flap-like structure that is at the end of the labium? Labella. You find some tsetse flies that mostly feed on mammals of the savanna, and have a strong preference for warthogs. These flies belong to the _____ group of tsetse flies.

    Fish, trees, and animals are important wildlife resources that we depend on for survival. Fish are a main source of food for many of the people in the world. Trees have been used to build and heat homes, make paper, and provide food for centuries. Humans hunt land animals such as deer, fox, antelope, and buffalo for food and other products. than CTL harvest and aerial methods (Walker et al., ). When followed by burning, whole tree removal and cut-to-length harvest may result in similar total reductions in forest fuels, but the whole tree removal takes the resources off-site, while cut-to-length often leaves the harvest residues on-site (Walker et al., ).File Size: 3MB.

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Amphibian and small mammal captures on conventional clearcut and whole-tree harvested sites by G. Randy Milton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Small mammal populations were live-trapped from to in replicated sites of uncut forest, 20% and 50% volume removal by single tree selection, 20%, 35%, and 50% patch cuts. The Effects of Forest Clearcut Harvesting and Thinning on Terrestrial Salamanders Article in Journal of Wildlife Management 64(1) January with 21 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Small mammal populations were live-trapped from to in replicated sites of uncut forest, 20% and 50% volume removal by single tree selection, 20%, 35%, and 50% patch cuts based on openings of – ha, and small ha clearcuts in Douglas-fir forest near Kamloops, British Columbia, by: Mean total abundance of small mammals differed significantly among sites, with the highest overall numbers occurring in the aggregated retention (), clearcut () and uncut forest sites.

longirostris had higher captures in the clearcut with low downed wood, intermediate numbers of captures in the partial cut and clearcut with high. We measured fourteen (14) whole-tree harvested (WTH) and fifteen (15) conventionally harvested (CH) sites and compared the productivity of the 10–14 year old regeneration.

Throughout woodland and brush habitat. Less common in old fields. 85% of small mammal captures in Burns Bog in were this species. Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum Probably extirpated from BC part of Boundary Bay watershed; formerly in upland forests of Surrey, Campbell Valley Park.

May still be found in Drayton Harbor watershed. 1. Introduction. The traditional method of forest harvesting by clearcutting has led to serious concerns for long-term sustainability.

Forest managers are expected not only to ensure a sustainable timber supply, but also to consider a wide array of non-timber values, including biodiversity, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and spiritual values (Boyle,Cited by: CITES is an international agreement between governments, aimed to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does.

While a large part of their diet consists of small mammals such as mice and squirrels, some species have been known to eat birds, eggs, fish, and fruit. They are opportunistic feeders but will cache or store food for periods of poor weather conditions and low food availability.

They are generally agile tree climbers as well as good swimmers. Forest harvesting alters microclimate and structure, which may affect amphibians directly, as well as affect the abundance, diversity and/or availability of amphibian prey. As a result, the foraging efficiency of amphibians in harvested areas may be reduced, lowering body condition, and perhaps survival.

I experimentally tested the hypotheses that: 1) body condition would be. of food and cover associated with harvested trees and disturbance of the forest floor, as well as increases in food and cover asso-ciated with increased production of herba-ceous vegetation and shrubs following dis-turbance, typically lead to significant changes in abundances of small mammals following clearcutting.

Traditional clearcut. This spring the Wildlife Investigations Laboratory assisted with 8 large mammal captures throughout California. Wildlife capture projects are conducted to help biologists and veterinarians assess the health of these herds through biological sampling, to place GPS collars on the animals to monitor movement and help study habitat use, and for translocating animals.

Thus, small refuges such as dense shrubby spots, rock outcrops, etc., within the clearcut area, could favor the survival of the less vagile animals.

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Mud Tank small mammal study area. six overstory/slash treatments. Sixteen of the 30 were ran­ domly selected for the small mammal study. Four of the 6 overstory/slash treatments were replicated in the 16 units (Kruse ).

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Initially, they lived only in Australia, but in they were also introduced to New Zealand, where their numbers have grown to 25 million. These small mammals live in the trees and in the past. Start studying Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Clearcutting is a common timber harvesting technique that represents a significant and abrupt change in habitat conditions for wildlife living in industrial forests.

Most research on this type of impact has focused on comparing populations or communities in mature forests/plantations and the resulting clearcut stands. However, this approach does not separate the effect of changes.

Small canopy gaps, created by a falling tree or a group of trees, gave shade-tolerant understory trees the room and sunlight they needed to grow quickly and capture a place in the canopy. Larger openings gave mid-tolerant and shade intolerant tree.

Removing Just a Few Trees Can Lower Tropical Animal Biodiversity Selective logging can halve the number of species of mammals and amphibians in a forestAuthor: Sarah Zielinski.-Small habitats have small populations which are more likely to go extinct.

-increase in the amount of edge habitat compared to the original unfragmented habitat. -changes the abiotic conditions (e.g., ground temperatures in a forest) and the species composition of a habitat.