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The Bitterroot Valley fires of 2000 - Revisiting experiences and fire effects 13 years later

Author(s): Corey L. Gucker
Year Published: 2014

During the Fires of 2000 field trip, held as part of the May 2014 Large Wildland Fires Conference, researchers, managers, residents, and stakeholders shared their experiences around the unprecedented number and size of fires that burned in the Bitterroot Valley in the summer of 2000. Topics discussed included fire history, fire behavior, firefighting, fire effects, and post-fire management.    

Citation: Gucker, Corey L. 2014. The Bitterroot Valley fires of 2000- Revisiting experiences and fire effects 13 years later. Northern Rockies Fire Science Network Field Trip Summary No. 5: Large Wildland Fires Conference. 2014 May 19-23. Missoula, MT.
Topic(s): Fire Communication & Education, Public Perspectives of Fire Management, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Aquatic Life, Soils, Water, Fire History, Management Approaches, Post-fire Management, Salvage Logging
Ecosystem(s): Montane dry mixed-conifer forest
Document Type: Research Brief or Fact Sheet
NRFSN number: 12673
Record updated: Apr 17, 2018