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The use of fire in forest restoration

a general session at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration, Seattle, WA, September 14-16, 1995

by Society for Ecological Restoration. Conference

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station in Ogden, UT (324 25th St., Ogden 84401) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Pacific
    • Subjects:
    • Fire ecology -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.,
    • Forest ecology -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.,
    • Forest fires -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.,
    • Restoration ecology -- Northwest, Pacific -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, Colin C. Hardy, Stephen F. Arno.
      SeriesGeneral technical report INT ;, GTR-341, General technical report INT ;, 341.
      ContributionsHardy, Colin C., Arno, Stephen F., Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD11 .I57a no. 341
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL595754M
      LC Control Number96187996
      OCLC/WorldCa35251526

      Resilience to fire of small mammal communities after large-scale fires is through succession, which includes three different main stages. In December a mixed pine forest on Mount Carmel, Israel, was set on fire. The burned area was about 15% of a larger fire occurred in , and was monitored for several years. As the two areas were very close (1 km away) with similar. Northwest's Biscuit Fire of , the book examines the ecology of these landscapes and the policies and practices that affected them and continue to affect them, such as fire suppression, prescribed burns, salvage logging, and land-use planning. Overall, the book aims to promote the restoration of fire to the landscape and to encourage its.

      use of fire for the restoration of wildlife communities in the northern lake states Fire-dependent red pine forest at Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Photo credit: G. Corace). Land use change and the removal of fire have affected many ecosystems throughout the northern Lake States, including Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.   Loss of forest biodiversity may seriously jeopardize the functioning of forest ecosystems (i.e. the activities, processes or properties of forests, such as decomposition of organic matter, soil nutrient cycling and water retention), and consequently the ability of forest to provide ecosystem by:

        Use a vice or clamp to hold the book closed and use sandpaper on the edge of the pages. This removes the edge of the soot-stained paper, assuming the soot did not penetrate the pages. Finally, deodorize books with a mist of solvent-based deodorant on the inside pages. Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. Ecosystems are dynamic communities of plants, animals, and microorganisms interacting with their physical environment as a functional unit.. These communities can be damaged, degraded, or destroyed by human activity.. Damage refers to .


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Errors identified by the software have been Cited by: Forest Service c). 7 THINNING, FIRE AND FOREST RESTORATION: A SCIENCE-BASED APPROACH INTRODUCTION Beginning in the late 19th century and accelerating after World War II, selective logging of old fire-resistant trees, extensive road-building to facilitate logging, fire exclusion, and livestock grazing continued trends of forest andFile Size: KB.

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The use of fire in forest restoration Author: USDA Forest Service - Rocky Mountain Research Station Subject: INT-GTR The role of fire in Research Natural Areas in the Northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest Keywords "fire ecology, fire regimes, forest restoration, disturbance, prescribed fire" Created Date: 6/21/ AM.

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The study of in Puerto Rico demonstrated that one restoration strategy for tropical forest in abandoned pastures is simply to protect the areas from fire and allow natural regeneration to produce secondary forest.

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A glossary toward the end of this manual will help with unfamiliar by: Fire ecologists use the term burn severity to refer to the effects of fire on soil conditions and hydrologic function.

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