2017 SASRI/CASRI meeting presentations

Thirty years of red spruce restoration by the Appalachian Forest Experiment Station, 1921-1954. Jim Rentch, West Virginia University.

Soil and Ecological Findings in the Central Appalachian Red Spruce Ecosystem. S. J. Connolly, U.S. Forest Service, J.A. Thompson, West Virginia University.

Rare and Endangered Wildlife of Appalachian Spruce-fir Forests: Considerations for Ecological Restoration. Corrine A. Diggins, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech; W. Mark Ford, U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Headwater Channel Restoration as a Tool to Aid in Red Spruce Restoration. Pamela Edwards, U.S. Forest Service.

Visualizing Spruce in a GIS. Mark Endries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Seasonal Occupancy and Activity Patterns of Appalachian Spruce-Fir Forests by Tree Bats. W. Mark Ford, U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Corrine A. Diggins and Sabrina M. Deeley, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech.

Southern Highlands Reserve, Native Plant Arboretum, Research Center. Kelly Holdbrooks, Southern Highlands Reserve.

An Approach to Assessing if Nutrient Base Cations May Be Sufficient for Healthy Spruce-Fir Forests. Bill Jackson, U.S. Forest Service.

High Elevation Conservation at Grandfather Mountain. Mallory James and Amy Renfranz, Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation.

Spruce Restoration Beyond Planting Trees. Shane Jones, U.S. Forest Service.

The Flat Laurel Spruce Collaborative. Chris Kelly, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

The Effects of Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature and Air Temperature on Picea rubens Distribution: MaxEnt Modeling in a Small Forested Catchment. Adrienne Nottingham, U.S. Forest Service.

Non-Commercial Spruce Restoration: The Ecological Restoration Team. Ben Rhodes, The Nature Conservancy.

Conservation of High-Elevation Red Spruce (Picea rubens) and Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri) in the Southern Appalachians. Andrew Whittier, Robert Jetton, Gary Hodge, North Carolina State University; Barbara Crane, U.S. Forest Service.