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  • Myakka River State Park
  • Longleaf and slash pine
  • Fire return interval: annual
  • Represents several million hectares in Southern Florida


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Bartuszevige, Kennedy 2009 Synthesis of knowledge on the effects of fire and thinning treatments on understory vegetation in U.S. dry forests
Boerner, Huang, Hart 2009 Impacts of Fire and Fire Surrogate treatments on forest soil properties: a meta-analytical approach
Boerner, Huang, Hart 2008 Impacts of fire and fire surrogate treatments on ecosystem nitrogen storage patterns: similarities and differences between forests of eastern and western North America
Chalmers, Hartsough 2001 Thinning and prescribed fire as methods to reduce fuel loading - a cost analysis
Converse, White, Farris, Zack 2006 Small mammals and forest fuel reduction: national-scale responses to fire and fire surrogates
Edminster, Weatherspoon, Neary 2000 The Fire and Fire Surrogates Study: providing guidelines for fire in future forest watershed management decisions
Frank, Foltz, Almquist 2005 The female of Oxybleptes meridionalis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and range extension for Oxybleptes
Kennedy, Fontaine 2009 Synthesis of knowledge on the effects of fire and fire surrogates on wildlife in U.S. dry forests
Kilpatrick, Waldrop, Lanham, Greenberg, Contreras 2010 Short-term effects of fuel reduction treatments on herpetofauna from the southeastern United States
McIver, Erickson, Youngblood 2012 Principal short-term findings of the National Fire and Fire Surrogate study
McIver, Weatherspoon 2010 On conducting a multisite, multidisciplinary forestry research project: lessons from the national fire and fire surrogate study
McIver, Boerner, Hart 2008 The national fire and fire surrogate study: ecological consequences of alternative fuel reduction methods in seasonally dry forests
Moody 2002 Fire and alternative fuel treatments on soil nitrogen: a case study of Myakka River State Park
Reetz, Farley, Contreras 2008 Evidence for Bachman's Sparrow raising Brown-headed Cowbirds to fledging
Schwilk, Keeley, Knapp, McIver, Bailey, Fettig, Fiedler, Harrod, Moghaddas, Outcalt, Skinner, Stephens, Waldrop, Yaussy, Youngblood 2009 The national Fire and Fire Surrogate study: effects of fuel reduction methods on forest vegetation structure and fuels
Weatherspoon 2000 A proposed long-term national study of the consequences of fire and fire surrogate treatments
Youngblood, Bigler-Cole, Fettig, Fiedler, Knapp, Lehmkuhl, Outcalt, Skinner, Stephens, Waldrop 2007 Making fire and fire surrogate science available: a summary of regional workshops with clients
Youngblood, Metlen, Knapp, Outcalt, Stephens, Waldrop, Yaussy 2005 Implementation of the fire and fire surrogate study: a national research effort to evaluate the consequences of fuel reduction treatments
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Site Manager

Ken Outcalt
USFS, Southern Research Station

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Ken Outcalt
USFS, Southern Research Station

Site Discipline Leaders


Ken Outcalt
USFS, Southern Research Station


John Foltz
University of Florida


Ken Outcalt
USFS, Southern Research Station


Bill Otrosina
USFS, Southern Research Station


Onokpise Oghenekome
Florida A&M University


Dale Brockway
USFS, Southern Research Station


Katie Sieving
University of Florida