This site is intended to provide foresters, technicians and other forest managers with the resources to make effective recommendations regarding density regulation or enhanced silviculture investment of lodgepole pine stands infected with hard pine stem rusts.

The orange buttons above will link you to the following information:

Primer: Look here to find an overview of hard pine stem rusts and their identification.

To space or not... Look here to find background information on the discussion surrounding the decision to undertake spacing treatments or not.

Decision Aid: Look here to find a decision aid that will aid the forest manager in making effective recommendations regarding spacing treatments in lodgepole pine stands with hard-pine stem rusts.

Links: Look here to find hard pine stem rust Related Links and a limited bibliography.

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