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A guide for salvaging white pine injured by forest firesAuthor(s): Thomas W. McConkey; Donald R. Gedney
Source: Forest Research Note NE-11. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionWhite pine forests are severely damaged by forest fires. Generally a fire kills all trees less than 20 feet high immediately. Larger trees may die later, depending on the degree of injury. Salvage operations must be started soon after a fire, because insects and fungi quickly attack trees that are killed.
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CitationMcConkey, Thomas W.; Gedney, Donald R. 1951. A guide for salvaging white pine injured by forest fires. Forest Research Note NE-11. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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