University of Vermont

Silviculture & Applied Forest Ecology Lab

Publications

forest

Peer Reviewed (*student co-authorship)

2017

Gleason, K. E., J. B. Bradford, A. Bottero, A. W. D'Amato, S. Fraver, B. J. Palik, M. A. Battaglia, L. Iverson, L. Kenefic, and C. C. Kern. 2017. Competition amplifies drought stress in forests across broad climatic and compositional gradients. Ecosphere 8:e01849-n/a. PDF

Curzon, M. T., A. W. D'Amato, S. Fraver, B. J. Palik, A. Bottero, J. R. Foster, and K. E. Gleason. 2017. Harvesting influences functional identity and diversity over time in forests of the northeastern U.S.A. Forest Ecology and Management 400:93-99. PDF

*Rowe, E. R., A. W. D'Amato, B. J. Palik, and J. C. Almendinger. 2017. Early response of ground layer plant communities to wildfire and harvesting disturbance in forested peatland ecosystems in northern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 398:140-152. PDF

Young, B. D., A. W. D'Amato, C. C. Kern, D. N. Kastendick, and B. J. Palik. 2017. Seven decades of change in forest structure and composition in Pinus resinosa forests in northern Minnesota, USA: Comparing managed and unmanaged conditions. Forest Ecology and Management 395:92-103. PDF

Slesak, R.A., B.J. Palik, A.W. D'Amato, and V.J. Kurth. 2017. Changes in soil physical and chemical properties following organic matter removal and compaction: 20-year response of the aspen Lake-States Long Term Soil Productivity installations. Forest Ecology and Management 392: 68-77. PDF

D'Amato, A. W., D. A. Orwig, D. R. Foster, A. Barker Plotkin, P. K. Schoonmaker, and M. R. Wagner. 2017. Long-term structural and biomass dynamics of virgin Tsuga canadensisPinus strobus forests after hurricane disturbance. Ecology 98:721-733. PDF

D'Amato, A. W., B. J. Palik, J. F. Franklin, and D. R. Foster. 2017. Exploring the origins of ecological forestry in North America. Journal of Forestry 115:126-127. PDF

Palik, B. J., and A. W. D'Amato. 2017. Ecological forestry: much more than retention harvesting. Journal of Forestry 115:51-53. PDF

Curzon, M., S. Baker, C. Kern, B. Palik, and A.W. D’Amato. 2017. Influence of mature overstory trees on adjacent 12-Year regeneration and the woody understory: aggregated retention versus intact forest. Forests 8:31. PDF

*Looney, C. E., A. W. D'Amato, B. J. Palik, R. A. Slesak, and M. A. Slater. 2017. The response of Fraxinus nigra forest ground-layer vegetation to emulated emerald ash borer mortality and management strategies in northern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 389:352-363. PDF

Bottero, A., A. W. D'Amato, B. J. Palik, C. C. Kern, J. B. Bradford, and S. S. Scherer. 2017. Influence of repeated prescribed fire on tree growth and mortality in Pinus resinosa forests, northern Minnesota. Forest Science 63:94-100. PDF

Curzon, M. T., A. W. D'Amato, S. Fraver, E. S. Huff, and B. J. Palik. 2017. Succession, climate and neighbourhood dynamics influence tree growth over time: an 87-year record of change in a Pinus resinosa-dominated forest, Minnesota, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 28:82-92. PDF

*Looney, C. E., A. W. D’Amato, B. J. Palik, and R. Slesak. 2017. Canopy treatment influences growth of replacement tree species in Fraxinus nigra forests threatened by emerald ash borer in Minnesota, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 47:183-192. PDF

*Roberts, M. W., A. W. D'Amato, C. C. Kern, and B. J. Palik. 2017. Effects of variable retention harvesting on natural tree regeneration in Pinus resinosa (red pine) forests. Forest Ecology and Management 385:104-115. PDF

Kern, C. C., J. I. Burton, P. Raymond, A. W. D'Amato, W. S. Keeton, A. A. Royo, M. B. Walters, C. R. Webster, and J. L. Willis. 2017. Challenges facing gap-based silviculture and possible solutions for mesic northern forests in North America. Forestry 90:4-17. PDF

2016

Woodall, C. W., B. F. Walters, M. B. Russell, J. W. Coulston, G. M. Domke, A. W. D’Amato, and P. A. Sowers. 2016. A tale of two forest carbon assessments in the eastern United States: forest use versus cover as a metric of change. Ecosystems 19:1401-1417. PDF

*Dymond, S. F., A. W. D'Amato, R. K. Kolka, P. V. Bolstad, S. D. Sebestyen, and J. B. Bradford. 2016. Growth–climate relationships across topographic gradients in the northern Great Lakes. Ecohydrology 9:918-929. PDF

*Curzon, M. T., A. W. D'Amato, and B. J. Palik. 2016. Bioenergy harvest impacts to biodiversity and resilience vary across aspen-dominated forest ecosystems in the Lake States region, USA. Applied Vegetation Science 19:667-678. PDF

*Roberts, M. W., A. W. D'Amato, C. C. Kern, and B. J. Palik. 2016. Long-term impacts of variable retention harvesting on ground-layer plant communities in Pinus resinosa forests. Journal of Applied Ecology 53:1106-1116. PDF

*Looney, C. E., A. W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, B. J. Palik, and M. R. Reinikainen. 2016. Examining the influences of tree-to-tree competition and climate on size-growth relationships in hydric, multi-aged Fraxinus nigra stands. Forest Ecology and Management 375:238-248. PDF

*Scherer, S. S., A. W. D’Amato, C. C. Kern, B. J. Palik, and M. B. Russell. 2016. Long-term impacts of prescribed fire on stand structure, growth, mortality, and individual tree vigor in Pinus resinosa forests. Forest Ecology and Management 368:7-16. PDF

Clark, J. S., L. Iverson, C. W. Woodall, C. D. Allen, D. M. Bell, D. C. Bragg, A. W. D'Amato, F. W. Davis, M. H. Hersh, I. Ibanez, S. T. Jackson, S. Matthews, N. Pederson, M. Peters, M. W. Schwartz, K. M. Waring, and N. E. Zimmermann. 2016. The impacts of increasing drought on forest dynamics, structure, and biodiversity in the United States. Global Change Biology 22:2329-2352. PDF

*Pszwaro, J. L., A. W. D’Amato, T. E. Burk, M. B. Russell, B. J. Palik, and T. F. Strong. 2016. Analysis of stand basal area development of thinned and unthinned Acer rubrum forests in the upper Great Lakes region, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 46:645-655. PDF

Foster, J.R., A.O. Finley, A.W. D'Amato, J.B. Bradford, and S. Banejee. 2016. Predicting tree biomass growth in the temperate–boreal ecotone: Is tree size, age, competition, or climate response most important? Global Change Biology 22:2138-2151. PDF

*Gill, K. G., A. W. D’Amato, and S. Fraver. 2016. Multiple developmental pathways for range-margin Pinus banksiana forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 46:200-214. PDF

Cai, Z., L. L. Narine, A. W. D'Amato, and F. X. Aguilar. 2016. Attitudinal and revenue effects on non-industrial private forest owners' willingness-to-harvest timber and woody biomass. Forest Policy and Economics 63:52-61. PDF

Slesak, R. A., T. B. Harrington, and A. W. D’Amato. 2016. Invasive scotch broom alters soil chemical properties in Douglas-fir forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Plant and Soil 398: 281-289. PDF

2015

Woodall, C. W., B. F. Walters, J. W. Coulston, A. W. D’Amato, G. M. Domke, M. B. Russell, and P. A. Sowers. 2015. Monitoring network confirms land use change is a substantial component of the forest carbon sink in the eastern United States. Scientific Reports 5:17028. PDF

Forrester, J. A., D. J. Mladenoff, A. W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, D. L. Lindner, N. J. Brazee, M. K. Clayton, and S. T. Gower. 2015. Temporal trends and sources of variation in carbon flux from coarse woody debris in experimental forest canopy openings. Oecologia 179:889-900. PDF

Kukrety, S., D.C. Wilson, A.W. D'Amato, and D.R. Becker. 2015. Assessing sustainable forest biomass potential and bioenergy implications for the northern Lake States region, USA. Bimass and Bioenergy 81:167-176. PDF

Russell, M. B., G. M. Domke, C. W. Woodall, and A. W. D'Amato. 2015. Comparisons of allometric and climate-derived estimates of tree coarse root carbon stocks in forests of the United States. Carbon Balance and Management 10:20. PDF

Russell, M.B., S. Fraver, T. Aakala, J.H. Gove, C.W. Woodall, A.W. D’Amato, and M.J. Ducey. 2015. Quantifying carbon stores and decomposition in dead wood: a review. Forest Ecology and Management 350:107-128. PDF

Russell, M.B., A.W. D'Amato, M.A. Albers, C.W. Woodall, K.J. Puettmann, M.R. Saunders, and C.L. VanderSchaaf. 2015. Performance of the Forest Vegetation Simulator in managed white spruce plantations influenced by eastern spruce budworm in northern Minnesota. Forest Science 61:723-730. PDF

Pederson, N., A.W. D'Amato, J.M. Dyer, D.R. Foster, D. Goldblum, J.L. Hart, A.E. Hessl, L.R. Iverson, S.T. Jackson, D. Martin-Benito, B.C. McCarthy, R.W. McEwan, D.J. Mladenoff, A.J. Parker, B. Shuman, and J.W. Williams. 2015. Climate remains an important driver of post-European vegetation change in the eastern United States. Global Change Biology 21:2105-2110. PDF

*Telander, A.C., R.A. Slesak, A.W. D'Amato, B.J. Palik, K.N. Brooks, and C.F. Lenhart. 2015. Sap flow of black ash in wetland forests of northern Minnesota, USA: Hydrologic implications of tree mortality due to emerald ash borer. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 206: 4-11. PDF

Woodall, C.W., M.B. Russell, B.F. Walters, A.W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, and G.M. Domke. 2015. Net carbon flux of dead wood in forests of the Eastern US. Oecologia 177:861-874. PDF

Lewandowski, T. E., J. A. Forrester, D. J. Mladenoff, J. L. Stoffel, S. T. Gower, A. W. D’Amato, and T. C. Balser. 2015. Soil microbial community response and recovery following group selection harvest: Temporal patterns from an experimental harvest in a US northern hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management 340:82-94. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., P. Catanzaro, L.S. Fletcher. 2015. Early regeneration and structural responses to patch selection and structural retention within second-growth northern hardwoods. Forest Science 61:183-189. PDF

Woodall, C.W., M.B. Russell, B.G. Walters, A.W. D’Amato, K. Zhu, and S.S. Saatchi. 2015. Forest production dynamics along a wood density spectrum in eastern United States forests. Trees-Structure and Function 29:299-310. PDF

2014

Aguilar, F. X., Z. Cai, and A. W. D'Amato. 2014. Non-industrial private forest owner's willingness-to-harvest: How higher timber prices influence woody biomass supply. Biomass and Bioenergy 71:202-215. PDF

Russell, M.B., C.W. Woodall, A.W. D'Amato, S. Fraver, and J.B. Bradford. 2014. Technical note: Linking climate change and downed woody debris decomposition across forests of the eastern United States. Biogeosciences 11: 6417-6425. PDF

Russell, M.B., A.W. D’Amato, B.K. Schulz, C.W. Woodall, G.M. Domke, and J.B. Bradford. 2014. Quantifying understorey vegetation in the US Lake States: a proposed framework to inform regional forest carbon stocks. Forestry 87: 629-638. PDF

*Curzon, M.T., A.W. D’Amato, and B.J. Palik. 2014. Harvest residue removal and soil compaction impact forest productivity and recovery: Potential implications for bioenergy harvests. Forest Ecology and Management 329:99-107. PDF

Russell, M.B., C.W. Woodall, A.W. D’Amato, G.M. Domke, and S.S. Saatchi. 2014. Beyond mean functional traits: Influence of functional trait profiles on forest structure, production, and mortality across the eastern US. Forest Ecology and Management 328:1-9. PDF

Kurth, V.J., J.B. Bradford, R.A. Slesak, and A.W. D’Amato. 2014. Initial soil respiration response to biomass harvesting and green-tree retention in aspen-dominated forests of the Great Lakes region. Forest Ecology and Management 328: 342-352. PDF

Kurth, V.J., A.W. D’Amato, B.J. Palik, and J.B. Bradford. 2014. Fifteen-year patterns of soil carbon and nitrogen following biomass harvesting. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78: 624-633. PDF

Slesak, R.A., C.F. Lenhart, K.N. Brooks, A.W. D’Amato, and B.J. Palik. 2014. Water table response to harvesting and simulated emerald ash borer mortality in black ash wetlands in Minnesota, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 961-968. PDF

Russell, M.B., C.W. Woodall, S. Fraver, A.W. D’Amato, G.M. Domke, and K.E. Skog. 2014. Residence time and decay for downed woody debris biomass/carbon in eastern US forests. Ecosystems 17: 765-777. PDF

Brazee, N., D. Linder, A.W. D’Amato, S. Fraver, A. Milo, J.R. Forrester, and D.J. Mladenoff. 2014. Disturbance and diversity of wood-inhabiting fungi: effects of canopy gaps and downed woody debris. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 2155-2172. PDF

Foster, J.R., A.W. D’Amato, and J. Bradford. 2014. Looking for age-related growth decline in natural forests: biomass patterns from tree rings and simulated mortality. Oecologia 175: 363-374. PDF

Fraver, S., A. W. D'Amato, J. B. Bradford, B. G. Jonsson, M. Jönsson, and P.-A. Esseen. 2014. Tree growth and competition in an old-growth Picea abies forest of boreal Sweden: influence of tree spatial patterning. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 374-385. PDF

*Reinikainen, M.R., A.W. D’Amato, J. Bradford, and S. Fraver. 2014. Influence of stocking, site quality, stand age, low-severity canopy disturbance, and forest composition on sub-boreal aspen mixedwood carbon stocks. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 230-242. PDF

2013

D’Amato, A.W., J. Bradford, S. Fraver, and B. Palik. 2013. Effects of thinning on drought vulnerability and climate response in north temperate forest ecosystems. Ecological Applications 23: 1735-1742. PDF

Fraver, S., A. Milo, J. Bradford, A.W. D’Amato, L. Kenefic, B. Palik, C. Woodall, and J. Brissette. 2013. Woody debris volume depletion through decay: implications for biomass and carbon accounting. Ecosystems 16: 1262-1272. PDF

Bradford, J.B., N.R. Jensen, G.M. Domke, and A.W. D’Amato. 2013. Potential increases in natural disturbance rates could offset forest management impacts on ecosystem carbon stocks. Forest Ecology and Management 308: 178-187. PDF

*Silver, E.J., S. Fraver, A.W. D’Amato, T. Aakala, and B. J. Palik. 2013. Long-term mortality rates and spatial patterns in an old-growth Pinus resinosa forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43: 809-816. PDF

Aakala, T., S. Fraver, A.W. D’Amato, and B. Palik. 2013. Influence of competition and age on tree growth in structurally complex old-growth forests in northern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 308: 128-135. PDF

Kern, C.C., A.W. D’Amato, and T.F. Strong. 2013. Diversifying the composition and structure of managed, late-successional forests with harvest gaps: What is the optimal gap size? Forest Ecology and Management 304: 110-120. PDF

Berger, A, B.J. Palik, A.W. D’Amato, J. Bradford, S. Fraver, D. King, K. Nislow, and R. Brooks. 2013. Ecological impacts of energy-wood harvests: lessons from whole-tree harvesting and natural disturbance. Journal of Forestry 111: 139-153. PDF

*Klockow, P.A., D’Amato, A.W., Bradford, J.B., 2013. Impacts of post-harvest slash and live-tree retention on biomass and nutrient stocks in Populus tremuloides Michx.-dominated forests, northern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 291: 278-288. PDF

*Silver, E.J., D’Amato, A.W., Fraver, S., Palik, B.J., Bradford, J.B., 2013. Structure and development of old-growth, unmanaged second-growth, and extended rotation Pinus resinosa forests in Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 291: 110-118. PDF

Russell, M., C. Woodall, S. Fraver, and A.W. D’Amato. 2013. Estimates of coarse woody debris decay class transitions for forests across the eastern United States. Ecological Modeling 251: 22-31. PDF

Woodall, C.W., Zhu, K., Westfall, J.A., Oswalt, C.M., D’Amato, A.W., Walters, B.F., Lintz, H.E., 2013. Assessing the stability of tree ranges and influence of disturbance in eastern US forests. Forest Ecology and Management 291: 172-180. PDF

2012

Brazee, N.J., D. L. Lindner, S. Fraver, A.W. D’Amato, and A.M. Milo. 2012. Wood-inhabiting, polyporoid fungi in aspen-dominated forests managed for biomass in the U.S. Lake States. Fungal Ecology 5: 600-609. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., J. Segari, and D. Gilmore. 2012. Influence of site preparation on natural regeneration and understory plant communities within red pine shelterwood systems. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 29: 60-66. PDF

*Gronewold, C., A.W. D’Amato, and B.J. Palik. 2012. Relationships between growth, quality, and stocking within managed old-growth northern hardwoods. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 1115-1125. PDF

Bradford, J., and A.W. D’Amato. 2012. Quantifying tradeoffs in multi-objective land management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 210-217. PDF

Aakala, T., S. Fraver, B. Palik, and A.W. D’Amato. 2012. Spatially random mortality in old-growth red pine forests in northern Minnesota. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 899-907. PDF

Bradford, J.B., S. Fraver, A. Milo, A.W. D’Amato, B. Palik, and D. Shinneman. 2012. Effects of multiple interacting disturbances and salvage logging on forest carbon stocks. Forest Ecology and Management 267: 209-214. PDF

*Domke, G.M., D.R. Becker, A.W. D’Amato, A.R. Ek, C.W. Woodall. 2012. Carbon emissions associated with the procurement and utilization of forest harvest residues for energy, northern Minnesota, USA. Biomass and Bioenergy 36: 141-150. PDF

*Reinikainen, M.R., A.W. D’Amato, and S. Fraver. 2012. Repeated insect outbreaks promote multi-cohort aspen mixedwood forests in Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 266: 148-159. PDF

2011

Woodall, C.W., A.W. D’Amato, J.B. Bradford, and A.O. Finley. 2011. Effects of stand and inter-specific stocking on maximizing standing tree carbons stocks in the eastern U.S. Forest Science 57: 365-378. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., S. Fraver, J. Bradford, B. Palik, and *L. Dunn. 2011. Singular and interactive effects of blowdown, salvage logging, and wildfire in sub-boreal pine systems. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 2070-2078. PDF

*Domke, G.M., A.J. David, A.W. D’Amato, and A.R. Ek. 2011. Hybrid aspen growth response to shearing in Minnesota: implications for biomass production and carbon sequestration. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 28: 117-122. PDF

Fraver, S. T. Jain, J.B. Bradford, A.W. D’Amato, D. Kastendick, B. Palik, D. Shinneman, and J. Stanovick. 2011. The efficacy of salvage logging in reducing subsequent fire severity in conifer-dominated forests of Minnesota, USA. Ecological Applications 21: 1895-1901. PDF

*Bolton, N.W., and A.W. D’Amato. 2011. Regeneration responses to gap size and coarse woody debris in forest harvests patterned after natural disturbances in northeastern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 1215-1222. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., J. Bradford, B. Palik, and S. Fraver. 2011. Forest management for mitigation and adaptation to climate change mitigation: insights from long-term silviculture experiments. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 803-816. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., *S.J. Troumbly, M.R. Saunders, K.J. Puettmann, and M. Albers. 2011. Growth and survival of Picea glauca following thinning of plantations affected by spruce budworm. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 28: 72-78. PDF

2010

D’Amato, A.W., B. Palik, and C. Kern. 2010. Growth, yield, and structure of extended rotation Pinus resinosa stands in Minnesota. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 1000-1010. PDF

Bradford, J., A.W. D’Amato, B. Palik, and S. Fraver. 2010. A new method for evaluating forest thinning: growth dominance in managed Pinus resinosa stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 843-849. PDF

*Gronewold, C., A.W. D’Amato, and B.J. Palik. 2010. The influence of cutting cycle and stocking level on the structure and composition of managed old-growth northern hardwoods. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 1151-1160. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., P. Catanzaro, D. Damery, K. Ferrare, and D.B. Kittredge. 2010. Are family forest owners facing a future in which good forest management is not enough? Journal of Forestry 108: 32-38. PDF

Sharik, T.L., W. Adair, M. Battaglia, F.A. Baker, E.J. Comfort, A.W. D’Amato, C. DeLong, J. DeRose, M. Ducey, M. Harmon, L. Levy, J. Logan, J.J. O’Brien, B. Palik, S.D. Roberts, P.C. Rogers, D.J. Shinneman, T. Spies, and S.L. Taylor. 2010. Emerging themes in the ecology and management of North American forests. International Journal of Forestry Research 2010: 1-11. PDF

2009

Puettmann, K.J., A.W. D’Amato, U. Kohnle, and J. Bauhus. 2009. Growth dynamics of Abies alba during repeated group shelterwood (Femelschlag) cuttings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 2437-2449. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., D.A. Orwig, and D.R. Foster. 2009. Understory vegetation in old-growth and second-growth Tsuga canadensis forests in western Massachusetts. Forest Ecology and Management 257: 1043-1052. PDF

2008

D’Amato, A.W., and D.A. Orwig. 2008. Stand and landscape-level disturbance dynamics in western Massachusetts. Ecological Monographs 78: 507-522. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., D.A Orwig, and D.R. Foster. 2008. The influence of successional processes and disturbance on the structure of Tsuga canadensis forests. Ecological Applications 18: 1182-1199. PDF

Puettmann, K.J., A.W. D’Amato, M. Arikian, and J.C. Zasada. 2008. Spatial impacts of soil disturbance and residual overstory on density and growth of regenerating aspen. Forest Ecology and Management 256: 2110-2120. PDF

Kittredge, D.B., A.W. D’Amato, P.F. Catanzaro, J. Fish, and B. Butler. 2008. Estimating ownerships and parcels on non-industrial private forest in Massachusetts. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 25: 93-98. PDF

Orwig, D.A., R.C. Cobb, A.W. D’Amato, M.L. Kizlinski, and D.R. Foster. 2008. Ecosystem response to hemlock woolly adelgid outbreaks in southern New England forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 834-844. PDF

2002-2006

D’Amato, A.W., D.A. Orwig, and D.R. Foster. 2006. New estimates of Massachusetts old-growth forests: Useful data for regional conservation and forest reserve planning. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 495-506. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., and K.J. Puettmann. 2004. The relative dominance hypothesis explains interaction dynamics in mixed species Alnus rubra/Pseudotsuga menziesii forests. Journal of Ecology 92: 450-463. PDF

Puettmann, K.J., and A.W. D’Amato. 2002. Selecting plot sizes when quantifying growing conditions in understories. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 19: 137-140. PDF

Proceedings & Other Articles

Fassnacht, K.S., D.R. Bronson, B.J. Palik, A.W. D'Amato, C.G. Lorimer, and K.J. Martin. 2015. Accelerating the development of old-growth characteristics in second-growth northern hardwoods. USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station GTR NRS-144. 33 pp. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., N.W. Bolton, C.R. Blinn, and A.R. Ek. 2010. Current status and long-term trends of silvicultural practices in Minnesota: a 2008 assessment. University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources Staff Paper Series No. 205. 58 pp. PDF

Domke, G.M, A.W. D’Amato, A.J. David, and A.R. Ek. 2008. Hybrid aspen growth response to shearing in Minnesota: implications for biomass production and carbon sequestration. In Zalesny Jr., R.S., R. Mitchell, and J. Richardson (eds.). Proceedings of the Short Rotation Crops International Conference. USDA, Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-31. PDF

Domke, G.M., A.R. Ek, D. R. Becker, J. F. Espeleta, A.W. D’Amato, P. B. Reich, S. Suh, M. A. Kilgore, D. A. Current, H. M. Hoganson, T. E. Burk, and C. R. Blinn. 2008. Assessment of carbon flows associated with forest management and biomass procurement for the Laskin Biomass Facility. University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources Staff Paper Series No. 198. 39 pp. PDF

Kelty, M.J., A.W. D’Amato, and P.K. Barten. 2008. Silvicultural and ecological considerations of forest biomass harvesting in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Sustainable Forest Bioenergy Initiative, Technical Report. 65 pp. PDF

Pederson, N., A.W. D’Amato, and D.A. Orwig. 2007. Central hardwood natural history from dendrochronology: maximum ages from rarely studied species. In Clatterbuck, W.K. and D.S. Buckley (eds.). Proceedings of the 15th Central Hardwood Forest Conference. USDA, Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-101. PDF PDF

D.A. Orwig, and A.W. D’Amato. 2007. Southern New England old-growth forests: how much is left and can they inform management decisions? New England Society of American Foresters News Quarterly Volume 68 (4): 10-11. PDF

Kelty, M.J., and A.W. D’Amato. 2006. An historical perspective on diameter-limit cutting in the Northeast. In Kenefic, L.S. and R.D. Nyland (eds.). Proceedings of the Conference on Diameter-limit Cutting in Northeastern Forests. USDA Forest Service. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-342. PDF

Foster, D.R., D.B. Kittredge, B. Donahue, G. Motzkin, D. Orwig, A. Ellison, B. Hall, B. Colburn, and A. W. D’Amato. 2005. Wildlands and woodlands: a vision for the forests of Massachusetts. Harvard Forest Paper no. 26. 24 pp. PDF

Outreach Publications

Catanzaro, P.F., A.W. D’Amato, and E.J. Silver Huff. 2016. Increasing forest resiliency for an uncertain future. University of Massachusetts, Cooperative Extension Landowner Outreach Pamphlet. 32 pp. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., and P. Catanzaro. 2009. A forest manager’s guide to restoring late-successional forest structure. University of Massachusetts, Cooperative Extension Landowner Outreach Pamphlet. 8 pp. PDF

Catanzaro, P.F., D.T. Damery, A.W. D’Amato, and K. Ferrare. 2007. The economic viability of ownerships in the Deerfield River Watershed. Kohlberg Foundation and New England Forestry Foundation Pamphlet, 35 pp. PDF

D’Amato, A.W., and P. Catanzaro. 2007. Restoring old-growth characteristics. University of Massachusetts, Cooperative Extension Landowner Outreach Pamphlet, 18 pp. PDF

Catanzaro, P.F., and A.W. D’Amato. 2006. High-grade harvesting: know the impacts and know your options. University of Massachusetts, Cooperative Extension Landowner Outreach Pamphlet, 16 pp. PDF

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