FINAL PROJECT REPORT:
Raphael, M. G., P. Hessburg, R. Kennedy, J. Lehmkuhl, B. Marcot, R. Scheller, P. Singleton, and T. Spies. 2014. Assessing the compatibility of fuel treatments, wildfire risk, and conservation of Northern Spotted Owl habitats and populations in the Eastern Cascades: a multi-scale analysis. Final Report. Joint Fire Science Program Project 09-1-08-31.
(Project Website https://sites.google.com/a/pdx.edu/vegetation-fire-owl/home)
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Theses and dissertations:
Singleton, P.H. 2013. Barred Owls and Northern Spotted Owls in the Eastern Cascade Range, Washington. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Washington. Seattle WA.
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Marcot, B. G., P. H. Singleton, and N. H. Schumaker. In press. Analysis of sensitivity and uncertainty in an individual-based movement model of a threatened wildlife species. Natural Resource Management
In preparation & planned:
Singleton, P.H., B.G. Marcot, M. Raphael, J. Lehmkuhl., R. Scheller, P. Hessburg. In prep. Future Northern Spotted Owl habitat dynamics and population responses in the Eastern Cascade Range. For: Conservation Biology.
Singleton, P.H., J.F. Lehmkuhl, M.G. Raphael, B.G. Marcot. In prep. Landscape-scale habitat associations for Barred Owls and Spotted Owls in the Eastern Cascade Range, Washington. For: Diversity and Distributions.
Singleton, P.H., (and others). In prep. Overlap of Barred Owl and Spotted Owl habitat influences spotted owl pair site occupancy dynamics. For: Journal of Wildlife Management.
Singleton, P.H. (and others). In prep. Simulated population-level impacts of territorial interactions with Barred Owls on Northern Spotted Owls in the Eastern Cascade Range, Washington. For: Conservation Biology.
Scheller, R.M. (and others). In prep. Potential wildfire and fuel treatment effects on east-side Cascade forests.
TALKS & PRESENTATIONS ----------------------------
Kennedy, R. S. H., A. A. Ager, P. F. Hessburg, J. F. Lehmkuhl, B. G. Marcot, M. G. Raphael, N. H. Schumaker, P. H. Singleton, and T. A. Spies. 2009. Assessing the compatibility of fuel treatments, wildfire risk, and conservation of Northern Spotted Owl habitats and populations in the eastern Cascades. Invited poster presented at: 4th International Fire Ecology & Management Congress: Fire as a Global Process. 30 November - 4 December 2009, Savannah, Georgia.
Lehmkuhl, J. F. and P. F. Hessburg. 2010. A Whole-Landscape Strategy to Restore Inland Northwest Dry Forests and Recover the Northern Spotted Owl. 24th International Congress for Conservation Biology: Conservation for a Changing Planet. 3-7 July 2010, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Kennedy, R., P. Hessburg, B. Marcot, P. Singleton, M. Raphael, J. Lehmkuhl, A. Ager, and T. Spies. 2011. Conserving Northern Spotted Owl habitat and populations while mitigating wildfire risk and increasing resiliency of forest structure and function: balancing among conflicting ecosystem services in landscapes characterized by disturbance. Presented at: 2011 US-IALE (U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology) Annual Symposium, Portland, Oregon.
Lehmkuhl, J. 2011. A foundation for integrating wildlife and restoration objectives in Cascadian dry forests. The Society of American Foresters, Northwest Chapter, Conference: Forest Restoration Beyond Fuel Reduction: What is the Vision? October 12-14, 2011, Bend, OR
Lehmkuhl, J. 2012. Overview: Creating Stand-Level Silvicultural Prescriptions & Monitoring Templates for Restoration & the Northern Spotted Owl in the Eastern Cascades. PNW Station & U.S. Fish and Wildlife Workshop on Creating Stand-level Silvicultural Prescriptions that Integrate Restoration and Ecological Objectives in the Eastern Cascade Range. Hood River, Oregon, Sept. 5-7, 2012
Lehmkuhl, J. 2012. An overview of alternatives for dry forest restoration and Northern Spotted Owl conservation in the eastern Cascade Range and their analysis by the Veg-Fire-Owl Project. The Wildlife Society 19th Annual Conference. Oct. 17, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
Lehmkuhl, J. and others. 2012. Strategies for integrating dry forest restoration and Northern Spotted Owl conservation in the eastern Cascade Range. 5th International Fire Congress. Dec. 5, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
Scheller, R.M., E. Haunreiter, R. Kennedy, P. Singleton. 2012. Projected dry forest landscape dynamics and the implications for Northern Spotted Owl habitat under alternative management scenarios. Invited Speaker at Symposium of The Wildlife Society 75th Annual Meeting. October, 2012. Portland, OR.
Singleton, P. H., B. G. Marcot, J. Lehmkuhl, M. Raphael, R. Kennedy, and N. H. Schumaker. 2012. Modeling interactions between Spotted Owl and Barred Owl populations in fire-prone forests. Presentation at: 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, 5-10 August 2012, Portland, Oregon.
Singleton, P. H., B. G. Marcot, M. Raphael, J. Lehmkuhl, N. Schumaker. 2012. Distribution and abundance of Northern Spotted Owls under alternative dry forest management scenarios. Presentation at: The Wildlife Society 19th Annual Conference, October 12-18, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
Spies, T., P. Hessburg, and J. Lehmkuhl. 2012. Strategies for integrating dry forest restoration and conservation of the Northern Spotted Owl in the eastern Cascade Range. The Wildlife Society 19th Annual Conference. Oct. 17, 2012, Portland, Oregon. (Spies gave the presentation).