Resources and Research Papers

PJ Woodlands Health and Habitat Needs


The need to treat and manage woodlands at a landscape level is absolutely unquestioned in terms of forest health, reducing potential for catastrophic fire, and support for a diversity of wildlife.

The two powerpoints shown below provide background on the impact of pinyon juniper across the Nevada landscape.

Robin Tausch Powerpoint
Mark Weltz Powerpoint

Jeremy Drew Powerpoint


The Jackass Flats Post Fire Tour presentation illustrates the difference between the impact of fire in a Phase I PJ woodland versus fire in a Phase III PJ woodland.

The Bibliography listing provides an extensive listing of research about pinyon and juniper across the landscape.

To contribute a research paper please contact Jeremy Drew at Resource Concepts Incorporated (RCI).


Related Issues in the Press

Pinyon pine insect hits 1 million acres in Nevada

Policy and Related Initiatives

USDA News Room

Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition position paper 2003