- Woodpeckers serve as primary cavity excavators in fire dominated forests.
- Secondary cavity users (SCU’s) rely heavily on cavities excavated by woodpeckers.
- Woodpecker species are declining, and some are nowlocally threatened. Management needs answers.
- How is woodpecker reproductive success impacted by the behavior of woodpeckers, SCU’s, and predators?
Cowell, Sammy; Fischer, Phil; Lorenz, Teresa; Rodman, Taryn; Sabel, Ryan; and Sullivan, Kim, "Woodpecker Nesting Patterns in Eastern Washington Cascades" (2017). Biology Posters. Paper 192.