Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA)

  • University of California
  • Mixed-conifer forest: Ponderosa pine, with sugar pine, white fir, incense cedar, Douglas-fir and California black oak
  • Fire return interval: 7-20 years
  • Represents 1.5 million hectares in Calfornia

The Central Sierra Nevada Study Site is using crews from both California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Department of Corrections to help implement its site treatments.  The crews assist in line construction, firing, line holding, and mop-up.

Visit the Blodgett Forest Research Station Web Site for more information.