The use of fire in forest restoration
Document Type: Report
Editor(s): Colin C. Hardy; Stephen F. Arno
Publication Year: 1996

Cataloging Information

  • disturbance
  • fire regimes
  • forest restoration
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Record Last Modified: March 1, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 12444


The 26 papers in this document address the current knowledge of fire as a disturbance agent, fire history and fire regimes, applications of prescribed fire for ecological restoration, and the effects of fire on the various forested ecosystems of the north-western United States. The main body of this document is organized in three sections: Assessing Needs for Fire in Restoration; Restoration of Fire in Inland Forests; and Restoration in Pacific Westside Forests. These papers comprise the proceedings from a general technical conference at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration, held at the University of Washington, Seattle, September 14-16, 1995.

Online Link(s):
Hardy, Colin C.; Arno, Stephen F. (editors). 1996. The use of fire in forest restoration. General Technical Report INT-GTR-341. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 86 p.

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