Conservation Science Blog

New research relevant to conservation in western North America

The Conservation Science Blog is intended to bring new and relevant research to the attention of conservation scientists, and facilitate discussion on how to apply this science to further conservation goals in western North America.

The forgotten stage of forest succession: early-successional ecosystems on forest sites

A new review of the ecological role of early-successional forests by Swanson and others, including Dominick Dellasala of NCCSP, is forthcoming in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The authors conclude:
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