OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Berger, Carrie

Position Type: 
Faculty
Job Title: 
Extension Associate
Department: 
Forest Ecosystems & Society
Office Location: 

247 Strand Hall

Phone Number: 
(541) 737-7524
Education: 
B.S ., 1998, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., 2002, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Research Interests: 
  • Extension
  • Outreach
Communications, Extension and Outreach, Fire
Selected Publications: 
  1. Berger, C., S.A. Fitzgerald, D. Leavell, J. Peterson. 2018. Air quality impacts from prescribed fire and wildfire: How do they compare? EM9203, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  2. Baylog, K., D. Leavell, C. Berger. 2018. How can landscapes with mixed ownerships be managed for fire effectively? EM9196, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  3. Fitzgerald, S.A., C. Berger, D. Leavell, L. Grand. 2018. Salvage cutting: What are the effects on fire behavior and severity? EM9195, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  4. Bennett, M., S.A. Fitzgerald, D. Leavell, C. Berger. 2018. Have the size and severity of forest wildfires increased in Oregon and across the West? EM9194, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  5. Berger, C., S.A. Fitzgerald, D. Leavell. 2018. Managing wildfire for resource benefit: What is it and is it beneficial? EM9193, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  6. Leavell, D., C. Berger, S.A. Fitzgerald, B. Parker. 2017. Fire Science Core Curriculum. EM9172, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 197p.
  7. Strong, N., P.T. Oester, D.C. Shaw, B. Saffell, T. Fegel, C. Berger. 2017. Pest Scene Investigator: A Training Curriculum. EM9161, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 48p.
  8. Berger, C. and T. Fegel. 2017. Nontimber forest products for small woodland owners: Bigleaf maple syrup. EM9163, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  9. Fegel, T. and C. Berger. 2017. Nontimber forest products for small woodland owners: Shiitake mushrooms. EM9162, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University. 2p.
  10. Wolf, R., C. Berger, J. Creighton and C. Olsen. 2015. Not all fires are wild: Understanding fire and its use as a management tool. EM9114: 1-6. ANREP Gold Award for Short Publication.
  11. Puettmann, K.J., E.K., Dodson, A. Ares and C.A. Berger. 2013. Short-term responses of overstory and understory vegetation to thinning treatments: a tale of two studies. In: Anderson, P.D., Ronnenberg, K.L., eds. Density management in the 21st century: west side story. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-880. Portland, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station: 44-58.
  12. Berger, C.A., J. McKenna and K.J. Puettmann. 2012. Understory response to repeated thinning in Douglas-fir forests of western Oregon. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 31(6): 589-605.
  13. Puettmann, K.J. and C.A. Berger. 2006. Development of tree and understory vegetation in young Douglas-fir plantations in western Oregon. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 21(2): 94-101.
  14. Berger, C.A. and K.J. Puettmann. 2005. Development of stand structure in young Douglas-fir plantations. Pp. 65-68 IN: Balancing Ecosystems Values, Innovative Experiments for Sustainable Forestry. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report PNW- 635. 389 p.
  15. Gilmore, D.W. and C.A. Berger. 2004. White spruce basal area as a predictor of seed rain during an exceptional seed year in northwestern Alberta. Northwest Science 78(1): 75-78.
  16. Berger, C.A. and D.W. Gilmore. 2003. Germination and survival of spruce seedlings following fire in northwestern Alberta. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 20(1): 45-47.