2 edition of Moose habitat selection and relationships to forest management in northeastern Minnesota found in the catalog.
Moose habitat selection and relationships to forest management in northeastern Minnesota
James Merrell Peek
Bibliography: p. 61-65.
|Statement||by James M. Peek, David L. Urich, and Richard J. Mackie.|
|Series||Wildlife monographs ;, no. 48|
|Contributions||Urich, David L., Mackie, Richard J. 1933-|
|LC Classifications||QL737.U55 P37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||65 p. :|
|Number of Pages||65|
|LC Control Number||82460940|
Minnesota Habitat Management, LLC SW Amelia Road | Glenwood, MN | () [email protected] Moose and black-throated blue warbler engage in a unique relationship through their use of shrubs, particularly hobblebush, in the forest understory. NSRC researchers tested the effect of moose browsing on changes in distribution and branching patterns of understory shrubs, leading to changes in habitat selection for black-throated blue warbler.
There is, however, as referenced two paragraphs later in the deer plan, a “current () Moose Management Plan’’ — a northeast Minnesota blueprint the proposed deer plan rejects in favor. (big book) (paperback) (small book) Series: Rigby realization science. Notes: For primary school students. Subjects: Habitat (Ecology) -- .
Minnesota Moose Population: Using Forest Inventory Data to Assess Changes in Habitat David C. Wilson and Alan R. Ek1 Abstract: A preliminary analysis of changes in forest habitat in northeastern Minnesota suggests reduced acreage in recently disturbed and young forest as a contributing factor in moose population decline. This report also. Moose Habitat: Moose are typically associated with boreal forests throughout Northern Asia, Northern Europe and North America. Boreal forests consist of pines, spruces and larch trees. Moose habitat also includes open tundra where conifers such as dwarf birch, alder and willows grow surrounded by lakes, bogs and streams.
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Get this from a library. Moose habitat selection and relationships to forest management in northeastern Minnesota. [James M Peek; David L Urich; Richard J Mackie] -- Deals with moose population characteristics and relationship to forest management and habitat in northeastern Minnesota.
Recommended Citation. Peek, James M. Moose habitat selection and relationships to forest management in northeastern Minnesota. Dissertation Abstracts International. 32(11).Cited by: Minnesota Moose Research and Management Plan Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife 4 Executive Summary.
Minnesota’s moose (Alces alces) population, currently concentrated in the northeast corner of the state, is facing a decline where the cause is not Size: KB.
Timber Management Guidelines for the Provision of Moose Habitat Preface Not all wildlife species can be managed for maximum populations on the same land area. Thus managers must often make local decisions about which species warrant special forest prescriptions.
The legitimate concerns for other wildlife will often be accommodated to a largeFile Size: 3MB. Areas of early-successional habitat created by timber harvest, forest fires, and windstorms are preferred in northeastern Minnesota (Peek et al. In northwestern Minnesota, Moose occur in the transitional zone between fire-dependent boreal forest and temperate prairie.
ALCES VOL. 47, LENARZ ET AL. - COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS OF MOOSE HABITAT COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS OF MOOSE HABITAT IN NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA Mark S.
Lenarz1, Robert G. Wright2, Michael W. Schrage3, and Andrew J. Edwards4 1Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Forest Wildlife Populations and Research Group, Cited by: 9.
Compositional analysis of moose habitat in northeastern Minnesota. Alces Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR). Minnesota moose management and research plan. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Peek, J. Initial response of moose to a forest fire in northeastern Minnesota.
American Midland Naturalist The moose (Alces alces) population in northeastern Minnesota has declined an estimated 58% from to As in northwestern Minnesota, a number of complex ecological relationships between undernutrition, pathogens, predation, and environmental factors (e.g., habitat, temperature) are likely exerting pressure on moose and contributing to File Size: KB.
In Minnesota, moose are 1 of 34 indicator species which allowed clear-cut areas to be greater. Clear cuts provide the younger forest with higher quality forage that moose require. Management of moose, as is the same for many other species, is not easy due to the need of.
Mountain cranberry (Viburnum edule) is another palatable species that moose select for in a habitat, but is less prevalent. Overstories of spruce (Picea sp.) and balsam fir (Abies balsamia) are often used in winter as well.
In general, early succession vegetation is most often sought after, hence the fire and disturbed habitat selection. Using Forest Inventory Data to Assess Changes in Minnesota’s Northeast Moose Habitat David C.
Wilson [email protected] Alan R. Ek [email protected] The authors are, respectively, research fellowand professor, Department of Forest Resources, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota.
The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is a member of the New World deer subfamily and is the largest and heaviest extant species in the deer adult male moose have distinctive broad, palmate ("open-hand shaped") antlers; most other members of the deer family have antlers with a dendritic ("twig-like") typically inhabit boreal forests and.
determine moose habitat preferences and gain an understanding of moose habitat ecology in the study area. Specific objectives were to determine the relative importance of forest openings and closed-canopy areas to moose, determine an upper elevational limit of moose use, and how moose are affected by increasing snow depth with increasing elevation.
Moose Habitat Survey Mike Schrage, Fond du Lac Resource Management Division Introduction Fire and timber harvest are generally believed to be beneficial to moose (Alces alces) through the creation of early successional forest.
A study of moose response to the Little Indian Sioux Wildfire inFile Size: 2MB. The moose (Alces alces) is a recent immigrant to North America (from Asia through Beringia ab−11, years ago), arriving shortly before the flooding of the Bering land bridge (Hundertmark et al.
).The process by which moose expanded their range across North America, however, is still in doubt. Moreover, the manner in which 4 North American subspecies were formed in Cited by: Six moose (Alces alces) were radio-tracked to obtain data on movements and habitat use in northeastern Minnesota.
Winter home ranges consisted of a series of high-use areas connected by wanderings. It is well accepted that moose (Alces alces) often use early successional habitats in the boreal forest.
It is not clear, however, whether use of disturbed habitats represents a preference or simply that moose are more detectable.
Previous research based on visual observations assumed that moose were equally detectable in all cover types. We evaluated habitat selection of moose in northeastern Cited by: 9. Moose Habitat Model: Morice and Lakes Forest Districts IFPA Page 6 Millar Rd.♦ Smithers, BC ♦V0J 2N6 Ph. () ♦FAX () INTRODUCTION This report describes the moose winter and summer habitat models developed for the Morice and Lakes Innovative Forest Practices Agreement (IFPA) Size: KB.
A study of habitat selection and distributions of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and moose (Alces alces) was conducted from July through December on a 5,ha burn that occurred in spring in northeastern Minnesota. Most use of coniferous stands within the burn by both moose and deer occurred in late fall and early spring, but they selected deciduous.
northeastern Minnesota was related to high January temperatures and that predation by wolves (Canis lupus) played a minor role. We found signiﬁcant inverse relationships between annual wolf numbers in part of the moose range and various moose demographics from to that suggested a stronger role of wolves than heretofore believed.
Habitat Selection. In order for habitat to be suitable for moose, it must meet both feeding habitat and thermal cover habitat requirements. Requirements vary significantly from winter to summer, which results in different habitat variables and criteria for each season’s model (Ardea Biological Consulting, ).
Separate moose habitat models. Peek JM, Ulrich DL, Mackie RJ () Moose habitat selection and relationship to forest management in northeastern Minnesota.
Wildl Monogr –65 Google Scholar Peng CJ, Lee KL, Ingersoll GM () An introduction to logistic regression analysis and by: Habitat selection following recent disturbance: Model transferability with implications for management and conservation of moose (Alces Alces) October Canadian Journal of Zoology 93(11)