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Fuel Treatment Effectiveness

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Upcoming Events

None.

Past Events

Landscape-Level Fuels Workshop
December 1, 2016 to December 2, 2016
2016 Society of American Foresters National Convention
November 2, 2016 to November 6, 2016
Northern California WTREX
October 17, 2016 to October 18, 2016
5th Annual Washington Prescribed Fire Conference
March 16, 2016 to March 17, 2016
Natural Areas Conference
November 3, 2015 to November 5, 2015
2015 Nor Cal Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX)
October 20, 2015 to November 1, 2015
America's Grasslands Conference
September 29, 2015 to October 1, 2015
Prescribed Fire Training Day
September 16, 2015
Wildland Urban Interface Conference
March 24, 2015 to March 26, 2015
Washington Prescribed Fire Council Conference
February 10, 2015 to February 12, 2015
Wildfire Risk and Fuel Treatment Analysis Workshop
January 27, 2015 to January 29, 2015
Boise Basin Field Tour
September 17, 2014

Webinars/Videos

Understanding Fuels: Forest Fire Science
Feb 19, 2019
David Peterson
2018 National Prescribed Fire Use Survey Report
Jan 31, 2019
Mark A. Melvin, Joseph W. Jones
Prescribed fire: a multipurpose tool
Jul 18, 2014
Northwest Fire Science Consortium
The economics of fuel treatments
Jun 5, 2013
Jeremy S. Fried, Theresa B. Jain
Effectiveness and longevity of fuel treatments in coniferous forests across California
May 16, 2013
Nicole M. Vaillant, Erin Noonan-Wright, Carol Ewell
Prescribed fire—Unique situations concerning fuel treatments within mixed dry conifer forests
Apr 24, 2013
Michael A. Battaglia, Theresa B. Jain, Russell T. Graham
The ecology of dry mixed conifer forests—What makes them unique?
Mar 13, 2013
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Russell T. Graham
Fire perceptions
Oct 16, 2012
John G. Tuttle

Research Briefs

2014 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States: prescribed fire
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2014 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States: monitoring
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2014 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States: inventory and model-based economic analysis of mechanical fuel treatments
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2014 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States: mechanical, chemical, and biological fuel treatment methods
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2006 Paying for hazardous fuel treatments with revenue from removed biomass
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
2006 Two-aged silvicultural treatments in lodgepole pine stands can be economically viable
Ward W. McCaughey, Steven J. Martin, Dean A. Blomquist

Syntheses

2014 Fire behavior in masticated fuels: a review
Jesse K. Kreye, Nolan W. Brewer, Penelope Morgan, J. Morgan Varner, Alistair M. S. Smith, Chad M. Hoffman, Roger D. Ottmar
2012 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2012 The effects of forest fuel-reduction treatments in the United States
Scott L. Stephens, James D. McIver, Ralph E. Boerner, Christopher J. Fettig, Joseph B. Fontaine, Bruce R. Hartsough, Patricia L. Kennedy, Dylan W. Schwilk
2012 Principal short-term findings of the National Fire and Fire Surrogate study
James D. McIver, Karen Erickson, Andrew P. Youngblood
2011 Review of fuel treatment effectiveness in forests and rangelands and a case study from the 2007 megafires in central, Idaho, USA
Andrew T. Hudak, Ian Rickert, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Sarah A. Lewis, Peter R. Robichaud, Chad M. Hoffman, Zachary A. Holden
2010 Biomass utilization for bioenergy in the western United States
Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Martin F. Jurgensen, Thomas A. Terry
2010 Fuel reduction management practices in riparian areas of the Western USA
Katharine R. Stone, David S. Pilliod, Kathleen A. Dwire, Charles C. Rhoades, Sherry P. Wollrab, Michael K. Young
2008 Maintaining soil productivity during forest or biomass-to-energy thinning harvests in the western United States
Marcia Patton-Mallory, Richard Nelson, Kenneth E. Skog, Bryan Jenkins, Nathan Parker, Peter Tittman, Quinn Hart, Ed Gray, Anneliese Schmidt, Gayle Gordon
2008 Managing fire risk in the forests of the U.S. inland Northwest: a classic "wicked problem" in public land policy
Matthew S. Carroll, Keith A. Blatner, Patricia J. Cohn, Charles E. Keegan, Todd A. Morgan
2006 Timber markets and fuel treatments in the western U.S.
Karen L. Abt, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
2006 Ponderosa pine ecosystems
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain
2005 Forest structure and fire hazard in dry forests of the Western United States
David L. Peterson, Morris C. Johnson, James K. Agee, Theresa B. Jain, Donald McKenzie, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt

Publications/Reports

2019 Getting back to fire suméŝ: exploring a multi-disciplinary approach to incorporating traditional knowledge into fuels treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Monique D. Wynecoop, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Fernando Sanchez-Trigueros
2019 Long-Term Impacts of Fuel Treatment Placement with Respect to Forest Cover Type on Potential Fire Behavior across a Mountainous Landscape
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Seth A. Ex, Justin P. Ziegler, Wade T. Tinkham, Chad M. Hoffman
2019 Determining burnability: Predicting completion rates and coverage of prescribed burns for fuel management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Thomas J. Duff, Jane G. Cawson, Trent D. Penman
2019 Fire and Forest Management in Montane Forests of the Northwestern States and California, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Iris Allen, Sophan Chhin, Jainwei Zhang
2019 Fuel dynamics after reintroduced fire in an old-growth Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
C. Alina Cansler, Mark E. Swanson, Tucker J. Furniss, Andrew J. Larson, James A. Lutz
2018 Long-Term Effect of Prescribed Burning Regimes and Logging on Coarse Woody Debris in South-Eastern Australia
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mitchell G. Stares, Luke Collins, Bradley Law, Kristine French
2018 Physical and chemical characteristics of surface fuels in masticated mixed-conifer stands of the U.S. Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert E. Keane, Pamela G. Sikkink, Theresa B. Jain
2018 Negligible impacts of biomass removal on Douglas-fir growth 29 years after outplanting in the northern Rocky Mountains
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Woongsoon Jang, Christopher R. Keyes, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
2018 Prescribed fire regimes subtly alter ponderosa pine forest plant community structure
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Becky K. Kerns, Michelle A. Day
2018 Monitoring Effectiveness of Forest Restoration Treatments: The Importance of Time and Space - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Jonathan D. Bakker, Charles B. Halpern, Richy J. Harrod, Lauren S. Urgenson, Allison K. Rossman, David W. Peterson
2017 Importance of fuel treatment for limiting moderate-to-high intensity fire: Findings from comparative fire modeling
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Geoffrey J. Cary, Ian D. Davies, Ross A. Bradstock, Robert E. Keane, Michael D. Flannigan
2017 Production rates for United States Forest Service brush disposal planning in the northern Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
Dan R. Loeffler, Stu Hoyt, Nathaniel Anderson
2017 Early forest thinning changes aboveground carbon distribution among pools, but not total amount
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael S. Schaedel, Andrew J. Larson, David L.R. Affleck, R. Travis Belote, John M. Goodburn, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
2017 Uneven-aged silviculture can reduce negative effects of forest management on beetles
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Klara Joelsson, Joakim Hjältén, Timothy Work, Heloise Gibb, Jean-Michel Roberge, Therese Löfroth
2017 Predicting forest floor and woody fuel consumption from prescribed burns in southern and western pine ecosystems of the United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Susan J. Prichard, Maureen C. Kennedy, Clinton S. Wright, J.B. Cronan, Roger D. Ottmar
2017 Surface fuel characteristics, temporal dynamics, and fire behavior of masticated mixed-conifer fuelbeds of the U.S. Southeast and Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert E. Keane, Pamela G. Sikkink, Theresa B. Jain, James J. Reardon
2017 Effects of accelerated wildfire on future fire regimes and implications for the United States federal fire policy
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alan A. Ager, Ana M. G. Barros, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Michelle A. Day, Thomas A. Spies, John D. Bailey, John P. Bolte
2017 Impacts of Mastication Fuel Treatments on California, USA, Chaparral Vegetation Structure and Composition
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Teresa J. Brennan, Jon E. Keeley
2017 Do Post-Fire Mulching Treatments Affect Regeneration in Serotinous Lodgepole Pine?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Micah Wright, Monique E. Rocca
2017 Do fuel treatment costs affect wildfire suppression costs and property damages? An analysis of costs, damages avoided and return on investment - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Armando Gonzalez-Caban, John B. Loomis, Robin Reich, Douglas B. Rideout, José J. Sánchez
2017 Long-term precommercial thinning effects on Larix occidentalis (western larch) tree and stand characteristics
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael S. Schaedel, Andrew J. Larson, David L.R. Affleck, R. Travis Belote, John M. Goodburn, David K. Wright, Elaine Kennedy Sutherland
2017 Density-dependent woody detritus accumulation in an even-aged, single-species forest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael S. Schaedel, Andrew J. Larson, Cullen J. Weisbrod, Robert E. Keane
2016 Longevity and Effectiveness of Mechanical Mastication Treatments - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
J. Morgan Varner, Eric E. Knapp, Stacy Drury, Jesse K. Kreye, Gregory Hamby, Warren Reed
2016 Assessing the effectiveness of spatially heterogeneous fuels reduction restoration treatments - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Chad M. Hoffman, Michael A. Battaglia, Tony S. Cheng, Yvette Dickinson, Frederick W. Smith
2016 Evaluation and optimization of fuel treatment effectiveness with an integrated experimental/modeling approach - Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program
Technical Report or White Paper
Nick Skowronski, Albert Simeoni, Kenneth L. Clark, William E. Mell, Rory Hadden
2016 The Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System: functionality for fuels treatment planning
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Stacy Drury, H. Michael Rauscher, Erin M. Banwell, Shih Ming Huang, Tami L. Lavezzo
2016 Forest fuels and potential fire behaviour 12 years after variable-retention harvest in lodgepole pine
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Justin S. Crotteau, Christopher R. Keyes, Elaine Kennedy Sutherland, David K. Wright, Joel M. Egan
2016 Tamm Review: Are fuel treatments effective at achieving ecological and social objectives? A systematic review
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Elizabeth L. Kalies, Larissa L. Yocom Kent
2016 Fuel size impacts on carbon residuals and combustion dynamics in masticated woody debris
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dan K. Thompson, Tom J. Schiks, B. Mike Wotton
2015 Prioritization of forest restoration projects: tradeoffs between wildfire protection, ecological restoration, and economic objectives
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kevin C. Vogler, Alan A. Ager, Michelle A. Day, Michael Jennings, John D. Bailey
2015 2015 National Prescribed Fire Use Survey Report
Technical Report or White Paper
Mark A. Melvin
2015 Theory and Practice of Wildland Fuels Management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Philip N. Omi
2015 Evaluating the effectiveness of wildfire mitigation activities in the wildland-urban interface
Technical Report or White Paper
Alexander M. Evans, Sarah Auerbach, Lara Wood Miller, Rachel Wood, Krys Nystrom, Jonathan Loevner, Amanda Aragon, Matthew Piccarello, Eytan Krasilovsky
2015 Optimizing fuel treatments to reduce wildland fire risk
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Woodam Chung
2015 Initial results from a field experiment to support the assessment of fuel treatment effectiveness in reducing wildfire intensity and spread rate
Conference Proceedings
Eric Mueller, Nick Skowronski, Kenneth L. Clark, Robert L. Kremens, Michael R. Gallagher, Jan C. Thomas, M. El Houssami, Alexander I. Filkov, Bret W. Butler, John L. Hom, William E. Mell, Albert Simeoni
2015 Effects of tree cutting and fire on understory vegetation in mixed conifer forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Scott R. Abella, Judith D. Springer
2015 Post-fire logging reduces surface woody fuels up to four decades following wildfire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David W. Peterson, Erich K. Dodson, Richy J. Harrod
2015 Long-term effects on distribution of forest biomass following different harvesting levels in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Woongsoon Jang, Christopher R. Keyes, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
2015 Measurements, datasets and preliminary results from the RxCADRE project - 2008, 2011 and 2012
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Roger D. Ottmar, J. Kevin Hiers, Bret W. Butler, Craig B. Clements, Matthew B. Dickinson, Andrew T. Hudak, Joseph J. O'Brien, Brian E. Potter, Eric Rowell, Tara Strand, Thomas J. Zajkowski
2014 A spatial stochastic programming model for timber and core area management under risk of fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Yu Wei, Michael Bevers, Dung Tuan Nguyen, Erin J. Belval
2014 Fire behavior in masticated fuels: a review
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Jesse K. Kreye, Nolan W. Brewer, Penelope Morgan, J. Morgan Varner, Alistair M. S. Smith, Chad M. Hoffman, Roger D. Ottmar
2014 Fuel treatment effectiveness in reducing fire intensity and spread rate -- an experimental overview
Conference Proceedings
Eric Mueller, Nick Skowronski, Albert Simeoni, Kenneth L. Clark, Robert L. Kremens, William E. Mell, Michael R. Gallagher, Jan C. Thomas, Alexander I. Filkov, M. El Houssami, John L. Hom, Bret W. Butler
2014 Contrasting effects of wildfire and ecological restoration in old-growth western larch forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Taylor Hopkins, Andrew J. Larson, R. Travis Belote
2014 One-hundred years of wildfire research: a legacy of the Priest River, Deception Creek, and Boise Basin Experimental Forests of Idaho
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain, Kathy L. Graham, Robert Denner, Colin C. Hardy
2014 Interagency prescribed fire planning and procedures guide
Management or Planning Document, Technical Report or White Paper
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Interior
2013 Restoring forest resilience: from reference spatial patterns to silvicultural prescriptions and monitoring
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Derek J. Churchill, Andrew J. Larson, Matthew C. Dahlgreen, Jerry F. Franklin, Paul F. Hessburg, James A. Lutz
2013 Fuel treatments and fire severity: a meta-analysis
Technical Report or White Paper
Erik J. Martinson, Philip N. Omi
2013 Wildfire exposure and fuel management on western US national forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alan A. Ager, Michelle A. Day, Charles W. McHugh, Karen C. Short, Julie W. Gilbertson-Day, Mark A. Finney, David E. Calkin
2013 Modeled forest inventory data suggest climate benefits from fuels management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeremy S. Fried, Theresa B. Jain, Jonathan Sandquist
2013 Public perceptions of smoke from wildfire, prescribed fire, and fire use
Dissertation or Thesis
Stacey S. Frederick
2013 Silviculture research: the intersection of science and art across generations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Theresa B. Jain
2013 The merits of prescribed fire outweigh potential carbon emission effects
Technical Report or White Paper
Association for Fire Ecology, International Association of Wildland Fire, Tall Timbers Research Station, The Nature Conservancy
2012 Roads impact the distribution of noxious weeds more than restoration treatments in a lodgepole pine forest in Montana, U.S.A.
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jennifer L. Birdsall, Ward W. McCaughey, Justin B. Runyon
2012 The effects of forest fuel-reduction treatments in the United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Scott L. Stephens, James D. McIver, Ralph E. Boerner, Christopher J. Fettig, Joseph B. Fontaine, Bruce R. Hartsough, Patricia L. Kennedy, Dylan W. Schwilk
2012 Principal short-term findings of the National Fire and Fire Surrogate study
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
James D. McIver, Karen Erickson, Andrew P. Youngblood
2012 Management guide to ecosystem restoration treatments: two-aged lodgepole pine forests of central Montana, USA
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Sharon M. Hood, Helen Y. Smith, David K. Wright, Lance S. Glasgow
2012 Modeling tree-level fuel connectivity to evaluate the effectiveness of thinning treatments for reducing crown fire potential
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Marco A. Contreras, Russell A. Parsons, Woodam Chung
2012 Do thinning and/or burning treatments in western USA ponderosa or Jeffrey pine-dominated forests help restore natural fire behavior?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Peter Z. Fule, Joseph E. Crouse, John Paul Roccaforte, Elizabeth L. Kalies
2012 Pattern and process of prescribed fires influence effectiveness at reducing wildfire severity in dry coniferous forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Robert S. Arkle, David S. Pilliod, Justin L. Welty
2012 Effects of fuels reductions on plant communities and soils in a piñon-juniper woodland
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Matthew R. Ross, S. C. Castle, Nichole N. Barger
2012 Using fire to increase the scale, benefits, and future maintenance of fuels treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Malcolm P. North, Brandon M. Collins, Scott L. Stephens
2012 Effects of ungulate herbivory on aspen, cottonwood, and willow development under forest fuels treatment regimes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Bryan A. Endress, Michael J. Wisdom, Martin Vavra, Catherine G. Parks, Brian L. Dick, Bridgett J. Naylor, Jennifer M. Boyd
2012 A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
2012 Burning questions for managers: fuels management practices in riparian areas
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kristen E. Meyer, Kathleen A. Dwire, Patricia A. Champ, Sandra E. Ryan, Gregg M. Riegel, Timothy A. Burton
2011 Comprehensive fuels treatment practices guide for mixed conifer forests: California, central and southern Rockies, and the Southwest
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Alexander M. Evans, Rick G. Everett, Scott L. Stephens, James A. Youtz
2011 Restoration relevance of recent National Fire Plan treatments in forests of the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Tania L. Schoennagel, Cara R. Nelson
2011 Simulating fuel treatment effects in dry forests of the western United States: testing the principles of a fire-safe forest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Morris C. Johnson, Maureen C. Kennedy, David L. Peterson
2011 Can fuel-reduction treatments really increase forest carbon storage in the western US by reducing future fire emissions?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
John L. Campbell, Mark E. Harmon, Stephen R. Mitchell
2011 Human relationships to fire prone ecosystems: mapping values at risk on contested landscapes
Conference Proceedings
Kari Gunderson, Stephen J. Carver, Brett Davis
2011 Review of fuel treatment effectiveness in forests and rangelands and a case study from the 2007 megafires in central, Idaho, USA
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Andrew T. Hudak, Ian Rickert, Penelope Morgan, Eva K. Strand, Sarah A. Lewis, Peter R. Robichaud, Chad M. Hoffman, Zachary A. Holden
2010 Evaluating wildland fire danger and prioritizing vegetation and fuels treatments
Technical Report or White Paper
Paul F. Hessburg, Keith M. Reynolds, Robert E. Keane, Kevin M. James, R. Brion Salter
2010 Mitigating old tree mortality in long-unburned, fire-dependent forests: a synthesis
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Sharon M. Hood
2010 Restoration treatment effects on stand structure, tree growth, and fire hazard in a ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forest in Montana
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carl E. Fiedler, Kerry L. Metlen, Erich K. Dodson
2010 Biomass utilization for bioenergy in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Martin F. Jurgensen, Thomas A. Terry
2010 Wildfire risk and hazard: procedures for the first approximation
Technical Report or White Paper
David E. Calkin, Alan A. Ager, Julie W. Gilbertson-Day
2010 Fine fuel heating by radiant flux
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David Frankman, Brent W. Webb, Bret W. Butler, Donald J. Latham
2010 Prescribed fires as ecological surrogates for wildfires: a stream and riparian perspective
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Robert S. Arkle, David S. Pilliod
2010 Integrating fuel treatment into ecosystem management: a proposed project planning process
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Management or Planning Document
Keith Stockmann, Kevin D. Hyde, J. Greg Jones, Dan R. Loeffler, Robin P. Silverstein
2010 Effects of biomass removal treatments on stand-level fire characteristics in major forest types of the Northern Rocky Mountains
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Lisa M. Holsinger, Robert E. Keane
2010 Effects of fuel treatments on carbon-disturbance relationships in forests of the Northern Rocky Mountains
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Lisa M. Holsinger
2010 Fuel reduction management practices in riparian areas of the Western USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Katharine R. Stone, David S. Pilliod, Kathleen A. Dwire, Charles C. Rhoades, Sherry P. Wollrab, Michael K. Young
2009 Ecological effects of prescribed fire season: a literature review and synthesis for managers
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Eric E. Knapp, Becky L. Estes, Carl N. Skinner
2009 Assessing fuel treatment effectiveness using satellite imagery and spatial statistics
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael C. Wimberly, Mark A. Cochrane, Adam D. Baer, Kari Pabst
2009 The national fire and fire surrogate study: effects of fuel reduction methods on forest vegetation structure and fuels
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dylan W. Schwilk, Jon E. Keeley, Eric E. Knapp, James D. McIver, John D. Bailey, Christopher J. Fettig, Carl E. Fiedler, Richy J. Harrod, Jason J. Moghaddas, Kenneth W. Outcalt, Carl N. Skinner, Scott L. Stephens, Thomas A. Waldrop, Daniel A. Yaussy, Andrew P. Youngblood
2009 Fire treatment effects on vegetation structure, fuels, and potential fire severity in western U.S. forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Scott L. Stephens, Jason J. Moghaddas, Carleton B. Edminster, Carl E. Fiedler, Sally M. Haase, Michael G. Harrington, Jon E. Keeley, Eric E. Knapp, James D. McIver, Kerry L. Metlen, Carl N. Skinner, Andrew P. Youngblood
2009 Willingness-to-pay function for two fuel treatments to reduce wildfire acreage burned: a scope test and comparison of white and hispanic households
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
John B. Loomis, Le Trong Hung, Armando Gonzalez-Caban
2009 Mapping tradeoffs in values at risk at the interface between wilderness and non-wilderness lands
Conference Proceedings
Alan E. Watson, Roian Matt, Tim Waters, Kari Gunderson, Stephen J. Carver, Brett Davis
2009 Fuel treatment guidebook: illustrating treatment effects on fire hazard
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Crystal L. Raymond
2009 Implementation of National Fire Plan fuel treatments near the wildland-urban interface in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Tania L. Schoennagel, Cara R. Nelson, David M. Theobald, Gunnar C. Carnwath, Teresa B. Chapman
2008 Reproductive output of ponderosa pine in response to thinning and prescribed burning in western Montana
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Gregory D. Peters, Anna Sala
2008 Restoration of northern Rocky Mountain moist forests: integrating fuel treatments from the site to the landscape
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Theresa B. Jain, Russell T. Graham, Robert Denner, Jonathan Sandquist, Jeffrey S. Evans, Matthew Butler, Karen Brockus, David Cobb, Daniel Frigard, Han-Sup Han, Jeff Halbrook
2008 Objectives and considerations for wildland fuel treatment in forested ecosystems of the interior western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Robert E. Keane, David E. Calkin, Jack D. Cohen
2008 Synthesis of knowledge from woody biomass removal case studies
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Alexander M. Evans
2008 Contingent valuation of fuel hazard reduction treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John B. Loomis, Armando Gonzalez-Caban
2008 A synthesis of biomass utilization for bioenergy production in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David L. Nicholls, Robert A. Monserud, Dennis P. Dykstra
2008 Spatial-endogenous fire risk and efficient fuel management and timber harvest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Masashi Konoshima, Claire A. Montgomery, Heidi J. Albers, Jeffrey L. Arthur
2008 Fire probability, fuel treatment effectiveness and ecological tradeoffs in Western U.S. public forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jonathan J. Rhodes, William L. Baker
2008 Estimating harvest costs for fuel treatments in the west
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Rodrigo Arriagada, Fred W. Cubbage, Karen L. Abt, Robert J. Huggett
2008 Managing fire risk in the forests of the U.S. inland Northwest: a classic "wicked problem" in public land policy
Conference Proceedings, Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Matthew S. Carroll, Keith A. Blatner, Patricia J. Cohn, Charles E. Keegan, Todd A. Morgan
2008 The homeowner view of thinning methods for fire hazard reduction: more positive than many think
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Sarah M. McCaffrey
2008 Forest harvest can increase subsequent forest fire severity
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Carter Stone, Andrew T. Hudak, Penelope Morgan
2008 Market impacts of a multiyear mechanical fuel treatment program in the U.S.
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeffrey P. Prestemon, Karen L. Abt, Robert J. Huggett
2008 The effects of hazardous fuel reduction treatments in the wildland urban interface on the activity of bark beetles infesting ponderosa pine
Conference Proceedings
Christopher J. Fettig, Joel D. McMillin, John A. Anhold, Shakeeb M. Hamud, Steven J. Seybold
2008 Maintaining soil productivity during forest or biomass-to-energy thinning harvests in the western United States
Conference Proceedings, Synthesis
Marcia Patton-Mallory, Richard Nelson, Kenneth E. Skog, Bryan Jenkins, Nathan Parker, Peter Tittman, Quinn Hart, Ed Gray, Anneliese Schmidt, Gayle Gordon
2007 Effects of alternative treatments on canopy fuel characteristics in five conifer stands
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Joe H. Scott, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
2007 Simulation of long-term landscape-level fuel treatment effects on large wildfires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mark A. Finney, Robert C. Seli, Charles W. McHugh, Alan A. Ager, Bernhard Bahro, James K. Agee
2007 Hazardous fuels reduction treatments in the Northern Rockies: an annotated bibliography
Annotated Bibliography
Sharon Ritter, Elaine Kennedy Sutherland, Janette S. Scher
2007 Managing forest structure and fire hazard - A tool for planners
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson, Crystal L. Raymond
2007 Science information for informing forest fuel management in dry forests of the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Sarah M. McCaffrey, Russell T. Graham
2007 Guide to fuel treatments in dry forests of the Western United States: assessing forest structure and fire hazard
Technical Report or White Paper
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson, Crystal L. Raymond
2007 Ten-year responses of ponderosa pine growth, vigor, and recruitment to restoration treatments in the Bitterroot Mountains, Montana, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alex Fajardo, Jon Graham, John M. Goodburn, Carl E. Fiedler
2007 Free selection: a silvicultural option
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain, Jonathan Sandquist
2007 Rapid assessment of postfire plant invasions in coniferous forests of the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jonathan P. Freeman, Thomas J. Stohlgren, Molly E. Hunter, Philip N. Omi, Erik J. Martinson, Geneva W. Chong, Cynthia S. Brown
2007 A report on conceptual advances in roll on/off technology in forestry
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dave Atkins, Robert B. Rummer, Beth Dodson, Craig E. Thomas, Andy Horcher, Ed Messerlie, Craig Rawlings, David Haston
2006 FTM-West model results for selected fuel treatment scenarios
Conference Proceedings
Andrew Kramp, Peter J. Ince
2006 Design and objectives of FTM-West model
Conference Proceedings
Peter J. Ince, Henry Spelter
2006 Timber markets and fuel treatments in the western U.S.
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Karen L. Abt, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
2006 FTM-West: fuel treatment market model for US West
Conference Proceedings
Peter J. Ince, Andrew Kramp, Henry Spelter, Kenneth E. Skog, Dennis P. Dykstra
2006 Post-wildfire logging hinders regeneration and increases fire risk
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Daniel C. Donato, Joseph B. Fontaine, John L. Campbell, William D. Robinson, J. Boone Kauffman, Beverly E. Law
2006 Intermountain region wood utilization and wood energy application program
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dan R. Loeffler, David E. Calkin, Robin P. Silverstein
2006 Mastication: a fuel reduction and site preparation alternative
Conference Proceedings
Jeff Halbrook, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain, Robert Denner
2006 Effects of slash, machine passes, and soil moisture on penetration resistance in a cut-to-length harvesting
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Han-Sup Han, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, S-K Han, Joanne M. Tirocke
2006 Effects of fire exclusion on forest structure and composition in unlogged ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Eric G. Keeling, Anna Sala, Thomas H. DeLuca
2006 Estimating timber harvesting costs for fuel treatment in the West: preliminary results
Conference Proceedings
Rodrigo Arriagada, Fred W. Cubbage, Karen L. Abt
2006 Estimating woody biomass supply from thinning treatments to reduce fire hazard in the US West
Conference Proceedings
Kenneth E. Skog, R. James Barbour
2006 Snow accumulation in thinned lodgepole pine stands, Montana, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Scott W. Woods, Robert S. Ahl, Jason Sappington, Ward W. McCaughey
2006 Changes in downed wood and forest structure after prescribed fire in ponderosa pine forests
Conference Proceedings
Victoria A. Saab, Lisa Bate, John F. Lehmkuhl, Brett G. Dickson, Scott Story, Stephanie Jentsch, William M. Block
2006 Landscape assessment methods - powerpoint
Presentation Slides
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
2006 Modeling fuel treatment costs on Forest Service lands in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
David E. Calkin, Krista M. Gebert
2006 Wildlife and invertebrate response to fuel reduction treatments in dry coniferous forests of the Western United States: a synthesis
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
David S. Pilliod, Evelyn L. Bull, Jane L. Hayes, Barbara C. Wales
2006 Ponderosa pine ecosystems
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain
2006 Wilderness fire management in a changing world
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carol Miller
2006 Evaluation of silvicultural treatments and biomass use for reducing fire hazard in western states
Technical Report or White Paper
Kenneth E. Skog, R. James Barbour, Karen L. Abt, Edward M. Bilek, Frank Burch, Roger D. Fight, Robert J. Huggett, Patrick D. Miles, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt, Wayne D. Shepperd
2006 Biomass utilization modeling on the Bitterroot National Forest
Conference Proceedings
Robin P. Silverstein, Dan R. Loeffler, J. Greg Jones, David E. Calkin, Hans R. Zuuring, Martin Twer
2006 Prescribed fire: what influences public approval?
Technical Report or White Paper
Sarah M. McCaffrey
2006 Integrating fuel treatments into comprehensive ecosystem management
Conference Proceedings
Kevin D. Hyde, J. Greg Jones, Robin P. Silverstein, Keith Stockmann, Dan R. Loeffler
2005 Restoration treatments in a Montana ponderosa pine forest: effects on soil physical, chemical, and biological properties
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael J. Gundale, Thomas H. DeLuca, Carl E. Fiedler, Philip W. Ramsey, Michael G. Harrington, James E. Gannon
2005 Root diseases in coniferous forests of the Inland Northwest: potential implications of fuels treatments
Technical Report or White Paper
Raini C. Rippy, Jane E. Stewart, Paul J. Zambino, Ned B. Klopfenstein, Joanne M. Tirocke, Mee-Sook Kim, Walter G. Thies
2005 When to prescribe
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carol Miller
2005 Forest structure and fire hazard in dry forests of the Western United States
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
David L. Peterson, Morris C. Johnson, James K. Agee, Theresa B. Jain, Donald McKenzie, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
2005 Application of free selection in mixed forests of the inland northwestern United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain
2005 Acceptability of smoke from prescribed forest burning in the northern inland west: a focus group approach
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Brad R. Weisshaupt, Matthew S. Carroll, Keith A. Blatner, William D. Robinson, Pamela J. Jakes
2005 Testing transferability of willingness to pay for forest fire prevention among three states of California, Florida, and Montana
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John B. Loomis, Le Trong Hung, Armando Gonzalez-Caban
2005 A strategic assessment of forest biomass and fuel reduction treatments in Western States
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert B. Rummer, Jeffrey P. Prestemon, Dennis May, Patrick D. Miles, John Vissage, Ronald E. McRoberts, Greg C. Liknes, Wayne D. Shepperd, Dennis E. Ferguson, William J. Elliot, I. Sue Miller, Stephen E. Reutebuch, R. James Barbour, Jeremy S. Fried, Bryce J. Stokes, Edward M. Bilek, Kenneth E. Skog
2005 Forest fuel treatments in western North America: merging silviculture and fire management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson
2005 Effect of alternative silvicultural treatments on snow accumulation in lodgepole pine stands, Montana, U.S.A.
Conference Proceedings
Scott W. Woods, Ward W. McCaughey, Robert S. Ahl, Jason Sappington
2005 Stand establishment and tending in the inland northwest
Technical Report or White Paper
Russell T. Graham, Theresa B. Jain, Phil Cannon
2004 Thinning and prescribed fire and projected trends in wood product potential, financial return, and fire hazard in Montana
Technical Report or White Paper
R. James Barbour, Roger D. Fight, Glenn A. Christensen, Guy L. Pinjuv, Rao V. Nagubadi
2004 Effectiveness of thinning and prescribed fire in reducing wildfire severity
Conference Proceedings, Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Philip N. Omi, Erik J. Martinson
2004 Restoring vigor and reducing hazard in an old growth western larch stand (Montana)
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carl E. Fiedler, Michael G. Harrington
2004 Snags and Coarse Woody Debris: An Important Legacy of Forests in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Daniel B. Tinker, Dennis H. Knight
2004 A strategic assessment of crown fire hazard in Montana: potential effectiveness and costs of hazard reduction treatments
Technical Report or White Paper
Carl E. Fiedler, Charles E. Keegan, Christopher W. Woodall, Todd A. Morgan
2004 Strategic assessment of biofuels potential for the western U.S.
Technical Report or White Paper
Craig Rawlings, Robert B. Rummer, Chuck Seeley, Craig E. Thomas, Dave Morrison, Han-Sup Han, Levi Cheff, Dave Atkins, Dean Graham, Keith Windell
2003 Combining simulation and optimization for evaluating the effectiveness of fuel treatments for four different fuel conditions at landscape scales
Conference Proceedings
Jimmie D. Chew, J. Greg Jones, Christine Stalling, Janet Sullivan, Steve Slack
2003 Comparing potential fuel treatment trade-off models: initial results
Conference Proceedings
David R. Weise, Richard A. Kimberlin, Michael J. Arbaugh, Jimmie D. Chew, J. Greg Jones, James Merzenich, Marc R. Wiitala, Robert E. Keane, Mark D. Schaaf, Jan W. van Wagtendonk
2003 Performance of fuel treatments subjected to wildfires
Conference Proceedings
Erik J. Martinson, Philip N. Omi
2002 Effect of thinning and prescribed burning on crown fire severity in ponderosa pine forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jolie Pollet, Philip N. Omi
2002 Simulating fire hazard reduction, wood flows, and economics of fuel treatments with FVS, FEEMA, and FIA data
Conference Proceedings
Glenn A. Christensen, Roger D. Fight, R. James Barbour
2002 Use of fire and silvicultural techniques for whitebark pine restoration successes, caveats, and assessment techniques
Conference Proceedings
Robert E. Keane, Katherine Kendall, Robert Crabtree
2001 Can the fire-dependent whitebark pine be saved?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Robert E. Keane
2001 Manipulations to regenerate aspen ecosystems
Conference Proceedings
Wayne D. Shepperd
2001 Alternative ponderosa pine restoration treatments in the western United States
Conference Proceedings
James D. McIver, Charles P. Weatherspoon, Carleton B. Edminster
2001 A strategic assessment of biofuels development in the western states
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Bruce R. Hartsough, Xiaoshan Zhang, Roger D. Fight
2000 Associated riparian communities
Conference Proceedings
Colin C. Hardy, Robert E. Keane, Michael G. Harrington
2000 Sequential use of simulation and optimization in analysis and planning
Conference Proceedings
Hans R. Zuuring, Jimmie D. Chew, J. Greg Jones
2000 Fire applications in ecosystem management
Conference Proceedings
Michael G. Harrington
2000 Silvicultural treatments
Conference Proceedings
Carl E. Fiedler
2000 Effects of selection harvest and prescribed fire on the soil nitrogen status of ponderosa pine forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Thomas H. DeLuca, Kristin L. Zouhar
2000 Ecosystem-based management in the whitebark pine zone
Conference Proceedings
Robert E. Keane, Stephen F. Arno, Catherine A. Stewart
2000 Ecosystem-based management at lower elevations
Conference Proceedings
Stephen F. Arno
2000 The Fire and Fire Surrogates Study: providing guidelines for fire in future forest watershed management decisions
Conference Proceedings
Carleton B. Edminster, Charles P. Weatherspoon, Daniel G. Neary
2000 Ecosystem-based management in the lodgepole pine zone
Conference Proceedings
Colin C. Hardy, Robert E. Keane, Catherine A. Stewart
2000 Synergy between ecological needs and economic aspects of ecosystem restoration
Technical Report or White Paper
Charles E. Keegan, Carl E. Fiedler
1999 Use of the helitorch to enhance diversity on riparian corridors in mature pinyon-juniper communities: a conceptual approach
Conference Proceedings
G. Allen Rasmussen, Robin J. Tausch, Stephen C. Bunting
1999 Fire hazard and potential treatment effectiveness: a statewide assessment in Montana
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carl E. Fiedler, Charles E. Keegan, Daniel P. Wichman, Stephen F. Arno
1999 Applying simulation and optimization to plan fuel treatments at landscape scales
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
J. Greg Jones, Jimmie D. Chew, Hans R. Zuuring
1999 The effects of thinning and similar stand treatments on fire behavior in western forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Russell T. Graham, Alan E. Harvey, Theresa B. Jain, Jonalea R. Tonn
1998 Effects of slash pile burning on the physical and chemical soil properties of Vassar soils
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Brian P. Oswald, Douglas Davenport, Leon F. Neuenschwander
1998 Miller Creek Demonstration Forest - A forest born of fire: a field guide
Technical Report or White Paper
Penelope A. Latham, Raymond C. Shearer, Kevin L. O'Hara
1998 Reduce fire hazards in ponderosa pine by thinning
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joe H. Scott
1997 Managerial and institutional factors affect prescribed burning costs
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Armando Gonzalez-Caban
1996 Dealing with public concerns in restoring fire to the forest
Technical Report or White Paper
Leslie A. C. Weldon
1996 The role of fire in Research Natural Areas in the Northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest
Technical Report or White Paper
Sarah E. Greene, Angela Evenden
1991 Natural revegetation of burned and unburned clearcuts in western larch forests of northwest Montana
Technical Report or White Paper
Raymond C. Shearer, Peter F. Stickney
1991 User's guide to version 2 of the Regeneration Establishment Model: part of the Prognosis Model
Technical Report or White Paper
Dennis E. Ferguson, Nicholas L. Crookston
1991 Fire damage on extensively vs. intensively managed forest stands within the North Fork Fire, 1988
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Philip N. Omi, Kostas D. Kalabokidis
1989 FIRESUM-an ecological process model for fire succession in western conifer forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert E. Keane, Stephen F. Arno, James K. Brown
1988 Protecting people and homes from wildfire in the interior West: proceedings of the symposium and workshop
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
William C. Fischer, Stephen F. Arno
1987 Guide to understory burning in ponderosa pine-larch-fir forests in the Intermountain West
Technical Report or White Paper
Bruce M. Kilgore, George A. Curtis
1987 Use of prescribed burning in juniper and pinyon-juniper woodlands
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Stephen C. Bunting
1986 Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines
Technical Report or White Paper
George E. Gruell, James K. Brown, Charles L. Bushey
1986 Site treatments influence development of a young mixed-species western larch stand
Technical Report or White Paper
Dennis M. Cole, Wyman C. Schmidt
1985 Fire, logging, and white-tailed deer interrelationships in the Swan Valley, northwestern Montana
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
June D. Freedman, James R. Habeck
1981 Intensive utilization with conventional harvesting systems
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Roland L. Barger, Robert E. Benson
1980 Fire ecology and prescribed burning in the Great Plains: a research review
Technical Report or White Paper
Henry A. Wright, Arthur W. Bailey
1979 The role and use of fire in sagebrush-grass and pinyon-juniper plant communities: a state-of-the-art review
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Henry A. Wright, Leon F. Neuenschwander, Carlton M. Britton
1978 Effects of burning moist fuels on seedbed preparation in cutover western larch forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Donald K. Artley, Raymond C. Shearer, Robert W. Steele
1976 Intensive fiber utilization and prescribed fire: effects on the microbial ecology of forests
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Alan E. Harvey, Martin F. Jurgensen, Michael J. Larsen
1975 Clearcutting and burning slash alter quality of stream water in northern Idaho
Technical Report or White Paper
Gordon G. Snyder, Harold F. Haupt, George H. Belt
1974 Lodgepole pine logging residues: management alternatives
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert E. Benson
1966 Prescribed fire planning in the Intermountain West
Technical Report or White Paper
William R. Beaufait
Fuel treatment for patch clear cuts on the Sloan-Venally timber sale
Management or Planning Document, Technical Report or White Paper
Tyler Bentley