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Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines

Author(s):

George E. Gruell
Charles L. Bushey

Year:

1986

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Intermountain Forest Experiment Station

Source:

General Technical Report INT-198. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Research Station. 19 p.

Description

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.

Citation

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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