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Post-wildfire seeding in forests of the West: effectiveness, trends over time, and fire management perspectives

Date: June 7, 2010
Presenter(s): Peter Z. Fule
Description:

Dr. Pete Fule presented results from the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) project synthesizing existing information on post-wildfire seeding. The webinar covered key findings from an evidence-based systematic review conducted to examine the effectiveness and effects of post-fire seeding treatments on soil stabilization and plant community recovery in forested ecosystems in the western U.S. In addition, Pete presented results from a review of U.S. Forest Service Burned Area Reports which the team used to determine overall trends in post-fire seeding from 1970-2009. The team's work also covered the current perceptions of post-wildfire seeding decisions and activities based on interviews and telephone surveys of fire managers. This webinar was hosted by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium.

Topic(s): Post-fire Management, Post-fire Rehabilitation
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 13037
FRAMES RCS number: 10744
Record updated: May 18, 2015