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Author(s):
Theresa B. Jain, Michael A. Battaglia, Han-Sup Han, Russell T. Graham, Christopher R. Keyes, Jeremy S. Fried, Jonathan Sandquist
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fuels
Fuel Treatments & Effects
Fuels Inventory & Monitoring
Ecosystem(s):
Montane dry mixed-conifer forest

NRFSN number: 12920
FRAMES RCS number: 16990
Record updated:

Short- and medium-term evaluation of how fuel treatments are working is the only way to know if the hundreds of activities on the ground are adding up to the goals of more resilient landscapes and increased safety of people and property. Monitoring is a critical resource for decision makers who design fuels management programs, however it is an often neglected part of the fuel management cycle.

Citation

Jain, Theresa B.; Battaglia, Mike A.; Han, Han-Sup; Graham, Russell T.; Keyes, Christopher R.; Fried, Jeremy S.; Sandquist, Jonathan E. 2014. A comprehensive guide to fuel management practices for dry mixed conifer forests in the northwestern United States: monitoring. Research Note RMRS-RN-63. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
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