The Use of Fire in Forest Restoration -- Abstract

Smoke rises from a prescribed burn in a sequoia grove.
Smoke rises from a prescribed burn in a sequoia grove.

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he Use of Fire in Forest Restoration C.C. Hardy and S.F. Arno. 1996. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-341. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 86 p.

The 26 papers in this publication address the current knowledge of fire as a disturbance agent, fire history and fire regimes, applications of prescribed fire for ecological restoration, and the effects of fire on the various forested ecosystems of the north-western United States. The main body of this document is organized in three sections: Assessing Needs for Fire in Restoration; Restoration of Fire in Inland Forests; and Restoration in Pacific Westside Forests. These papers comprise the proceedings from a general technical conference at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration, held at the University of Washington, Seattle, September 14-16, 1995.

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