Eric E. Knapp, Becky L. Estes, Carl N. Skinner
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Cataloging Information

Fire Effects
Ecological - First Order
Ecological - Second Order
Fire History
Fuel Treatments & Effects
Prescribed Fire-use treatments
Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland

NRFSN number: 12616
FRAMES RCS number: 14949
Record updated: July 2, 2018

This synthesis project on season of prescribed burning is to summarize results from studies to date in order to provide managers a resource for predicting fire effects and understanding what variables drive these fire effects in different areas of the country with varying fire regimes. A secondary objective will be to identify key gaps in our understanding.


Knapp, Eric E.; Estes, Becky L.; Skinner, Carl N. 2009. Ecological effects of prescribed fire season: a literature review and synthesis for managers. PSW-GTR-224. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 80 p.

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