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Author(s):
Colin C. Hardy, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fire Effects
Ecological - Second Order
Vegetation
Fuels
Fuel Treatments & Effects
Prescribed Fire-use treatments
Ecosystem(s):
Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest

NRFSN number: 11027
FRAMES RCS number: 13259
Record updated:

Tenderfoot Creek Experimental Forest is used as a case study to model the effects of prescribed fire and silvicultural treatments on stand structure, snag recruitment, and coarse woody debris. The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) and the Fire and Fuels Extension simulate the effects of the following treatment prescriptions: shelterwood with reserves, prescribed fire, shelterwood plus prescribed fire, and no treatment.

Citation

Hardy, Colin C.; Reinhardt, Elizabeth D. 1998. Modeling effects of prescribed fire on wildlife habitat: stand structure, snag recruitment and coarse woody debris. In: Fire and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest: research, policy, and management; 1998 April 6-8; Spokane, WA. Bethesda, MD: The Wildlife Society, Northwest Section, Oregon and Washington Chapters. p. 67-74
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