Wildfires and Fish: Implications for Management

Cutthroat trout pulled from a stream after a fire

Wildfires have immediate and short term effects on fish, but there are also long-term effects that persist after the initial disturbance.

Presenter: 
Bruce Rieman
USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
Contributors: 

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Patricia Asteinza
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length: 
48:20:00
Publication date: 
11/10/2009
You should gain an understanding of:: 

The implications of wildfire for fish.

How fire severity can impact fish.

Potential management responses for making fish and fish habitat more resilient to disturbances including wildfire.