These images accompany the publication Principles and practices for the restoration of ponderosa pine and dry mixed-conifer forests of the Colorado Front Range (GTR-373). Wildfires have become larger and more severe over the past several decades on Colorado’s Front Range, catalyzing greater investments in forest management intended to mitigate wildfire risks. The complex ecological, social, and political context of the Front Range makes forest management challenging, especially where multiple management goals including forest restoration exist. This report presents a science-based framework for managers to develop place-based approaches to forest restoration of Front Range ponderosa pine and dry mixed-conifer forests.
To learn more about this topic, see the Science Spotlight Building resilience in Colorado Front Range Forests.
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