Discussion

Let us know what you think about any topic related to the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project in the forums below. The Principal Investigators on the UC Science Team cannot answer every post, but they will read all comments in their areas, and respond to comments as a group at each quarterly meeting. We greatly value your input!

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:29 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Question: broader focus suggested, what do we need to do for healthy ecosystem and all wildlife, not just individual species?

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:29 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Question: broader focus suggested, what do we need to do for healthy ecosystem and all wildlife, not just individual species?

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:29 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Question: broader focus suggested, what do we need to do for healthy ecosystem and all wildlife, not just individual species?

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:28 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

What are we testing? Relates to intensity of treatment on ground. If it’s improved fire resiliency, frame question around minimum amount we need to do to maintain resiliency and improve habitat conditions

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:28 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Power to detect, short time frame for response: are [need to clarify this one]

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:27 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Agreement these are important species

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:27 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Pacific fisher and CA spotted owl: monitoring needed, will be expensive; if we divide limited pool of money too often we won’t get enough information

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:27 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Consider species for which there is good understanding of relationship between habitat and that species in order to evaluate response to treatment

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:26 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

If a single species, need to look at other species it relies on, e.g., prey, nesting

Dec. 9th Meeting Participant said at 8:26 p.m. on 6 January 2006 ,

Why not successful species as well as those negatively impacted?

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