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Managing Weeds after Wildfire

Date: February 16, 2022
Presenter(s): Jane M. Mangold

In this 1-hour webinar, Jane Mangold, professor and Extension specialist at Montana State University, discusses how fire affects plant communities, including weeds, based on fire severity and how prevalent weeds were prior to the fire. It will also touch upon how fire suppression activities can lead to an increase in weeds. Fire presents an opportunity to manage weeds, and this will be discussed as well, including weed management through herbicides, biological control, and revegetation.

Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Invasive Species, Vegetation, Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Prescribed Fire-use treatments, Recovery after fire, Restoration
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 24361
FRAMES RCS number: 65290
Record updated: Mar 10, 2022