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- Davies, Kirk W.; Bates, Jon D.; Boyd, Chad S.; Nafus, Aleta M.
- International journal of wildland fire 2014 v.23 pp. 417-424
- Araneae; Artemisia tridentata; Hemiptera; Heteroptera; arthropod communities; arthropods; burning; conifers; ecosystem management; ecosystems; land management; managers; mountains; nutrient availability; nutrient content; plant communities; soil; soil nutrients; wildlife; wildlife management; Oregon
- ... Fire has largely been excluded from many mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle) communities. Land and wildlife managers are especially reluctant to reintroduce fire in mountain big sagebrush plant communities, especially those communities without significant conifer encroachment, because of the decline in sagebrush-associated wildlife. Given this managemen ...