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Cover for The winter wonderland of Yellowstone.

In winter, Yellowstone National Park is a geothermal wonderland of steam, snow, and ice. Visitors on snowmobiles and snowcoaches are afforded remarkable opportunities to experience the park's interior in midwinter, but this type of visitation has not been without controversy. Motorized over-snow...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for No bad trip in Glacier.

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest hydrology of mountainous and snow-dominated watersheds.

This chapter focuses mainly on the hydrological processes observed in the mountainous and subalpine temperate coniferous forests in the Western part of North America, in which it broadly include the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, northern California, Montana- west of the Continental Divide,...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.; Dobre, M.; Srivastava, A.; Elder, K. J.; Link, T. E.; Brooks, E. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "No bad trip in Glacier".

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium occidentale</i> chemotypes and their potential toxicity.

Field samples of D. occidentale populations (1464 plants representing 118 accessions) were collected in the summer of 2007 and 2008 throughout the geographical distribution of D. occidentale, including Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon, USA. These samples, along with 599...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The release and establishment of the tansy ragwort flea beetle in the northern Rocky Mountains of Montana.

The flea beetle, Longitarsus jacobaeae (Waterhouse) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), has successfully suppressed tansy ragwort [Senecio jacobaea L. (Asteraceae)] in mild, mid-latitude climates of western North America. Attempts to establish this flea beetle in more continental climates, such as those...

Author(s)
Littlefield, J. L.; Markin, G. P.; Puliafico, K. P.; Meij, A. E. de
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Biological control of tansy ragwort (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio jacobaeae</i>, L.) by the cinnabar moth, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tyria jacobaeae</i> (CL) (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lepidoptera</i>: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Arctiidae</i>), in the northern Rocky Mountains.

The control of tansy ragwort on the coast of western North America is a major success story for weed biological control. However, tansy ragwort is still expanding into the colder interior regions of the Pacific Northwest of the United States where previous efforts to establish the same complex of...

Author(s)
Markin, G. P.; Littlefield, J. L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Long-term field evaluation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mecinus janthinus</i> releases against Dalmatian toadflax in Montana (USA).

The toadflax stem mining weevil, Mecinus janthinus Germar, was first released in the United States in Montana, in 1996. This agent has now become established to varying degrees after subsequent releases made at sites throughout the state. Multiple releases of M. janthinus have presented researchers ...

Author(s)
Sing, S. E.; Weaver, D. K.; Nowierski, R. M.; Markin, G. P.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A Montana lodge and the case for a broadly defined ecotourism.

This chapter presents the case of Papoose Creek Lodge, an ecotourism lodge in Montana, which explores why stronger relationships have not developed between the ecotourism community and travel operators in the USA. It is established that a positive balance must be maintained among the three equally...

Author(s)
Pearce, A. B.; Ocampo-Raeder, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter

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