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A Land Manager's Guide for Creating Fire-Resistant Forests

This publication provides an overview of how various silvicultural treatments affect fuel and fire behavior, and how to create fire-resistant forests. In properly treated, fire-resistant forests, fire intensity is reduced and overstory trees are more likely survive than in untreated forests. Fire-resistant forests are not "fireproof"; under the right conditions, any forest will burn. Much of what is presented here is pertinent to the drier forests of the Pacific Northwest, which have become extremely dense and fire prone.

EM 9087    Published September 2013    14 pages
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September 2017

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