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Weather and climate of the Selway-Bitterroot wilderness

Arnold I. Finklin

Weather and climate of the Selway-Bitterroot wilderness

by Arnold I. Finklin

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Published by University Press of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho .
Written in English

  • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.)
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    • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Idaho and Mont.) -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Arnold I. Finklin.
      SeriesNorthwest naturalist books
      LC ClassificationsQC984.S4 F56 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3188240M
      ISBN 100893010936
      LC Control Number83050098

      He was wilderness manager for the U.S. Forest Service on the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Idaho from and commissioner of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department from to He served for seven years on the Vermont State Environmental Board and retired in after eight years as New England regional representative for the. For example, a year study () in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area showed that 84% of wildland fires for resource benefit (prescribed natural fires) burned less than 4 hectares. A single year () accounted for 39% of the area burned [ 38 ].

      “ Fire-Climate-Vegetation Interactions In Subalpine Forests Of The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area, Idaho And Montana, Usa ”. Geography And Regional Development. Geography And Regional Development. University of Arizona.   Thunderstorms are a part of the wilderness experience in most high mountain regions during the warmer months of the year. This is certainly true in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), which includes Yellowstone National Park and surrounding mountain ranges such as the Absarokas, Beartooths, Wind Rivers, Tetons, Gallatins and Gros Ventres. A couple of geographic/meteorological .

      He said the "unexpected" ecological consequences seen at Yellowstone following the wolf reintroduction shows how a hands-off approach by humans can lead to greater diversity than expected.   Humans and the Environment Why Pinyons and Junipers Are Where They Are or Were Where They Were: Many Possibilities vagaries of weather/climate or (4) other causes. Now the Bitterroot Front abuts the Selway-Bitterroot and is part of the Central Idaho ecosystem and at this time is one large furry omnivore away from having it’s full.

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Weather and climate of the Selway-Bitterroot wilderness by Arnold I. Finklin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finklin, Arnold I. Weather and climate of the Selway-Bitterroot wilderness. Moscow, Idaho: University Press of Idaho, Weather and Climate of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (Northwest naturalist books) Paperback – April 1, Author: Arnold I.

Finklin. InI had the pleasure of collaborating with the late David Ludlum to generate a list of publications that focus on the weather and climate of a particular state or region (Robinson, D.A.

& D.M. Ludlum, The Weather Where You Live. Nestled in the rugged, glacially carved granite canyons of the vast Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness (1, acres), the Selway River remains extremely remote and lightly traveled.

The Forest Service allows only one small group to launch each day of the season. Weather, fuels, and topography impede wildland fire spread in western US landscapes Article (PDF Available) in Forest Ecology and Management November with Reads.

Climate and Wildfire in the Western United States history for forests in the Selway Bitterroot Wilder- Humans have far less control over weather and climate, although the enhanced. Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness/ Bitterroot National Forest Castle Rock is just south of Nez Perce Pass.

At over million acres the Selway-Bitterroot is the third largest Wilderness in the Lower California's Death Valley Wilderness and Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness are the only Wilderness areas which are larger%(53).

The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, straddling the Montana-Idaho border, is part of the largest roadless area in the lower 48 states. The mountains are some of the most rugged in North America, towering over lush forests that include old-growth stands of fir, cedar, pine, and larch.

40 Years of Wilderness Fire in the Selway-Bitterroot. Webinars/Videos. a broad view of interacting gradients in wilderness management, spatial climate, and topography in three western regions.

Book or Chapter or Journal Article. Color photographs and accounts of Smith's personal experiences living in Montana's Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area accompany descriptions of the American mountain goat's natural history. Smith explores their treacherous habitat, which spans the perilous cliffs and crags of the Rocky, Cascade, and Coast mountain : Grave Peak is an imposing, highly sculpted, three sided pyramid in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness south of Powell, Idaho.

Powell is about an hour southwest of Missoula, Montana. At 8, feet it is not high on most elevation lists; however it is a very significant mountain for a number of reasons%(21).

To a wilderness backpacking guide, it’s important to understand weather and climate. Not just from the standpoint of scheduling treks at optimal times during the ever-changing seasons, but also because understanding local weather patterns allows us to. Southeast Idaho Challenging rock-climbing, world-class mountain bike trails, disc golf courses and an active Greenway are some of the outdoor offerings right in Pocatello.

Learn to squeegee at the world’s only Museum of Clean, stand in awe of saber tooth cats and giant bison at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, float the lazy river at the aquatic center, shop charming Old Town, or see. Orofino-Pierce Gun Club: Trap shooting and in the near future target shooting.

(Deer Creek Rd, Orofino, ID ); Lolo Muzzleloader Club: A fun club that holds annual rendezvous shoots. Find them on facebook to see their next event dates. Little Canyon Shooting Club: This is the ultimate hunting and shooting destination.

It is your full-service destination. This couple created and hiked a new 2,mile loop through the Pacific Northwest. the math and weather have turned against us so to route Author: Russell Mclendon.

“The folks who created wilderness – they were thinking of legacy tracts of land left for future generations of Americans. Now the system has grown to million acres and we celebrate 50 years of wilderness.” Sally Ferguson, executive director of the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation, said caring for the wilderness is a group effort.

With the addition of The Owyhee River Wilderness areas, Idaho is 4th in the nation in total wilderness acres. Idaho boasts 4, acres of wilderness.

Add in a whopping 9, acres of inventoried Roadless areas that have the potential to become wilderness and Idaho would be second only to Alaska.

Background. The Nez Perce Trail/FS is part of a backcountry road system designated as the Magruder Corridor by the Forest Service. The Magruder Corridor is a remote road that passes through the Southern Clearwater Mountains between the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness to the north and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness to the south.

Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness — Grave Peak North Idaho. Short version — I drove to Moscow, looked at the rapidly aging hippie population, talked to a woman-hippie-gun nut-supporter (we get all kinds out here!) and bided my time.

Then the Moscow. The discussion of reintroducing wolves to Colorado brought up the experience with grizzly bears in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Montana and Idaho. A reintroduction proposal was rejected inbut at least two bears have been documented there in recent years. Here is the recent news about that.

The Fish and Wildlife Service has written. 3. Moving To Boise Means Awesome Greenbelt & Parks. As a beneficiary of the many corporations that made Boise great in the middle of the 20th century Boise Parks & Recreation has a system of riverside parks all tied together by the 25 mile long greenbelt park which gives runners, walker, bike riders, fisherman, birdwatchers all a place to access the riparian area.

Book or Chapter or Journal Article Robert J. Yokelson, David W. T. Griffith, Darold E. Ward Comparisons of particulate-emissions and smoke impacts from presettlement, full suppression, and prescribed natural fire period in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.A library of guided reading material from the University of Idaho College of Education, curated by Margaret Vaughn.