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Deception Creek Experimental Forest

Experimental Forests and Ranges Posted on: September 09, 2015
Deception Creek Experimental Forest, located 20 miles east of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is found in one of the Rocky Mountains’ most productive forest areas. Because it features the western white pine forest type, Deception Creek enables researchers to study the ecology and management practices of this tree and its associated species.

Effects of prescribed fire on wintering, bark-foraging birds in northern Arizona

Publications Posted on: April 08, 2008
Forest management practices of the past century have led to an increase in unnatural and destructive crown fires in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests of the southwest. To combat large fires, forest managers are attempting to simulate past fire regimes of low-intensity surface fires using prescribed fire.

Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; social issues fact sheet 13: Strategies for managing fuels and visual quality

Publications Posted on: September 26, 2006
The public's acceptance of forest management practices, including fuels reduction, is heavily based on how forests look. Fuels managers can improve their chances of success by considering aesthetics when making management decisions. This fact sheet reviews a three-part general strategy for managing fuels and visual quality: planning, implementation, and monitoring.