Salvage Science Summit: Technology and Ecology
2-day Virtual Panel Discussion, December 7-8, 2021
In this workshop, participants first viewed pre-recorded presentations then came together for virtual panel discussions. All of the presentations can be viewed here.
Presentations discussed on Day 1:
- Regeneration in Engelmann Spruce Forests Following a Spruce Bark Beetle Epidemic and Salvage Harvest, presented by Mike Battaglia
- Ecosystem Effects of Salvage Logging – Colorado Case Studies, presented by Chuck Rhoades
- Streamside Buffers, Skid Trails and Dirty Water: Understanding Their Role During Postfire Salvage Operations, presented by Pete Robichaud
Day 1 Panel Discussion Recording
Presentations discussed on Day 2:
- Logging System Considerations in Fire Salvage, presented by Lisa Ball
- Fire Salvage Forest Operations: A Contractors Perspective, presented by Loren Kellogg
- In-woods Biochar Production Using Big Box Kilns, presented by Darren McAvoy
- Air curtain Burners: Application in Postfire Recovery, presented by Phil Monsanto
Day 2 Panel Discussion Recording
This workshop was preceeded by the Salvage Science Summit 1 which occurred in May, 2021.
For more resources related to post-fire salvage logging, check out the Post-fire Salvage Logging Hot Topic
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, the Southern Rockies Fire Science Network, and the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station.