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Harvest of wildfire-charred timber fraught with problems for private landowners

Date: August 12, 2016
Presenter(s): Mark Bagett, Gordon Larson, Mike Mannell

From mills glutted with trees from Forest Service land to “blue stain,” a fungus that colors dead wood the longer it sits unmilled and renders it virtually worthless, it can be difficult for private landowners to salvage value from trees burned by the Canyon Creek wildfire. This two minute video explains some of the problems for the Oregonian newspaper.

Topic(s): Post-fire Management, Salvage Logging
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 17479
Record updated: Apr 10, 2018