James C. Lendemer

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Institute of Systematic Botany
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York 10458, USA

Publications in Fire Ecology

Lichen Community Response to Prescribed Burning and Thinning in Southern Pine Forests of the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain, USA
Pages: 14-33
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.1103014

The effects of prescribed burning and thinning on lichen communities is a poorly understood aspect of biodiversity conservation, despite the widespread use of these practices to achieve conservation-oriented land management goals.  To address this knowledge gap we documented apparent changes in the diversity and abundance of lichens following 0 to 2 growing-season burns preceded by 0 to 1 commercial thinnings within nine southern pine dominated stands on the Delmarva Peninsula of Maryland, USA.  [Read More]

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