Topic of Interest
Managing Northern Spotted Owl Habitat in Dry Forest Ecosystems
Photo Gallery

Photo - Ponderosa pine forest (Countesy of Jerry Franklin, University of Washington).

Photo #1 - The Davis fire of 2003 on the Deschutes NF that resulted in the loss of 5,081 acres of suitable habitat for the Northern spotted owl.

Photo #2 - An owl pair on Davis mountain prior to the fire.

Photo #3 - The nest stand of the Davis pair post fire.

Photo #4 - Spotted owl habitat mortality resulting from insects and disease due to fire suppression.

Photo #5 - The Davis juvenile just prior to the fire.

Photo #6 - The davis female roosting in a white fir tree.

Photo #7 - An aerial view post Davis fire showing 100 percent stand replacement over a large area.

Photo #8 - An example of NSO habitat east of the cascades.

Photo #9 - The nest tree of the davis pair post fire. The juvenile seen in earlier photos is believed to have perished in the fire.

 

Photo - Ponderosa pine forest (Countesy of Jerry Franklin, University of Washington).