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Type: Report
Author(s): Chris C. Schnepf; Russell T. Graham; Sandra J. Kegley; Theresa B. Jain
Publication Date: 2009

ANNOTATION: This publication outlines the role of forest organic debris (i.e. biomass) in inland northwest forests and provides general management strategies. It will help forest owners and those who work with them ask better questions to plan the best treatments strategy for each site in order to keep forests and wildlife more healthy and sustainable, while keeping risks from fire and insects within acceptable limits.

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Link to this document (1.2 MB; pdf)
Citation: Schnepf, Chris C.; Graham, Russell T.; Kegley, Sandy; Jain, Theresa B. 2009. Managing organic debris for forest health: reconciling fire hazard, bark beetles, wildlife, and forest nutrition needs. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW 609. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, Pacific Northwest Extension. 60 p.

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FRAMES Record Number: 7253