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Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines

Author(s): George E. Gruell, James K. Brown, Charles L. Bushey
Year Published: 1986
Description:

Provides information on use of prescribed fire to enhance productivity of bunchgrass ranges that have been invaded by Douglas-fir. Six vegetative "situations" representative of treatment opportunities most commonly encountered in Montana are discussed. Included are fire prescription considerations and identification of the resource objective, fire objective, kind of fire needed, and fuels.

Citation: Gruell, George E.; Brown, James K.; Bushey, Charles L. 1986. Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-198. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 19 p.
Topic(s): Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Prescribed Fire-use treatments
Ecosystem(s): Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Mountain shrubland/wooded draw, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11259
FRAMES RCS number: 12613
Record updated: Jun 27, 2018