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Introduction to prescribed fires in Southern ecosystems

Year:

2012

Publication type:

Science Update

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Source:

Science Update SRS-054. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 80 p.

Description

This publication is a guide for resource managers on planning and executing prescribed burns in Southern forests and grasslands. It includes explanations of reasons for prescribed burning, environmental effects, weather, and techniques as well as general information on prescribed burning.

Citation

Waldrop, Thomas A.; Goodrick, Scott L. 2012.(Slightly revised 2018). Introduction to prescribed fires in Southern ecosystems.Science Update SRS-054.Asheville, NC: U.S.Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.80 p.

Publication Notes

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/41316