1995 Vision Fire

The cover of a report about the Vision Fire featuring a photo of trees that were completely or partially burnt.

Post-Fire Research

Forrestel, Alison B., M.A. Moritz, and S.L. Stephens, Landscape-Scale Vegetation Change following Fire in Point Reyes, California, USA, Fire Ecology, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp. 114-128, 2011 (HTML or 1,217 KB PDF)

Fellers, Gary M. and M.S. Osbourn, Fire Effects on the Point Reyes Mountain Beaver (Aplodontia rufa phaea) at Point Reyes National Seashore, 10 Years after the Vision Fire, Northwestern Naturalist, 90:189-193, Winter 2009. (178 KB PDF)

Vision Fire: Lessons Learned from the October 1995 Fire (2,357 KB PDF)

Community Response

After the Vision Fire: Report of the Phoenix Team of the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin (June 1996) (4,517 KB PDF)

First-Hand Accounts of the Mount Vision Fire (615 KB PDF)

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