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Title: Fact Sheet: Assessing Restoration Objectives Following a Second-entry Prescribed Fire in an Unharvested Mixed Conifer Forest

Author: * Roccaforte, J.P. , * Laughlin, D.C. , * Fule, P.Z.

Subject: Prescribed burns, Mixed conifer

Abstract: Efforts to restore degraded forest ecosystems often involve thinning small-diameter trees and reintroducing surface fire; however, in some areas, such as national parks, mechanical tree thinning is kept to a minimum. In these situa-tions, prescribed fire is the best tool available to restore historical fire regimes and forest structure over broad spatial scales.

Date: 2012

Type: Fact Sheet

Source: Ecological Restoration Institute Fact Sheet

Identifier: 2p.

Publisher: Ecological Restoration Institute/NAU

Format: PDF

Language: English