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    Author(s): George E. Gruell; James K. Brown; Charles L. Bushey
    Date: 1986
    Source: General Technical Report INT-198. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Research Station. 19 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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    Provides information on use of prescribed fire to enhance productivity of bunchgrass ranges that have been invaded by Douglas-fir. Six vegetative "situations" representative of treatment opportunities most commonly encountered in Montana are discussed. Included are fire prescription considerations and identification of the resource objective, fire objective, kind of fire needed, and fuels.

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    Gruell, George E.; Brown, James K.; Bushey, Charles L. 1986. Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines. General Technical Report INT-198. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Research Station. 19 p.

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    Keywords

    Douglas-fir, bunchgrass, mountain big sagebrush, prescribed fire, livestock, big game

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