Mimicking Nature's Fire: Restoring Fire-Prone Forests In The West

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Island Press, Mar 16, 2005 - Nature - 264 pages
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In Mimicking Nature's Fire, forest ecologists Stephen Arno and Carl Fiedler present practical solutions to the pervasive problem of deteriorating forest conditions in western North America.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Fundamentals
5
Learning from Experience Profiles of Restoration Forestry Projects by Forest Type
55
Conclusions
201
References
211
About the Authors
231
Index
233
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Stephen F. Arno, now retired, was research forester with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. He is co-author of Flames in Our Forest (Island Press, 2002), and has been restoring his family's uneven-aged ponderosa pine forest for more than 30 years.

Carl E. Fiedler is research professor at the University of Montana. He teaches silviculture, conducts research on uneven-aged management, and presents short courses on silviculture, fire, and restoration forestry throughout the West.


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